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  • EDUCATION

    Neff, Ward - teachers of the year

    Oakhurst Elementary School recently honored two certificated educators as the 2013-2014 Teacher of the Year. First grade teacher Jacqueline Neff, and fifth grade teacher Robin Ward, earned the Crystal Apple Award for demonstrating leadership in educational activities at the school.

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    Crosswalk guard receives Golden Apple award

    Jessica Sanchez, known by the children at Oakhurst Elementary School as the "crosswalk lady," has been recognized with the Golden Apple Award for her service to the school.

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    OES students raise $1,010 one quarter at a time

    As children, we all had times in which we needed some money for bubble gum or candy, and scoured our household to find loose change. Well, for a good cause, the students of Oakhurst Elementary School scoured their households between April 1 and May 31, and as a group, collected 4,040 quarters for...

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    ArtsFest celebrates students

    The first Madera County ArtsFest was held June 14 to promote student art in Madera County in a carnival-type atmosphere. Madera County Schools Foundation and Madera County Office of Education hosted the event at the Madera County Office of Education office in Madera.

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    High School Ag funding back in budget

    Yosemite and Minarets high school's agricultural programs, including Future Farmers of America (FFA) Clubs, exhaled a collective sigh of relief Monday morning when they learned Gov. Jerry Brown's $156.4 Billion 2014-2015 state budget included funding for their programs. The budget was approved by...

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    Principal retires

    Cindy Barnes-Simons has ended a 25-year career in education, retiring as principal of Rivergold Elementary School in Coarsegold.

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    OCI graduates moving on to the high school stage

    Fifty-nine students graduated June 10 from Oak Creek Intermediate School. Along with the Bass Lake Joint Union Elementary School District superintendent Glenn Reed, others in attendance were Board of Trustees, Ronda Clarke, David Read, Diane Peterson, Ron Bucheger and Stella Pizelo.

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    Minarets celebrates graduates

    Graduate Hailey Ziegler was thrilled to be able to attend her own graduation. She recently underwent major surgery, and was released from the hospital just two days prior to graduation day. Ziegler plans on attending Carrington College in Sacramento, where she will eventually become a dental hygienist...

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    Yosemite High graduates 160 students

    On Friday June 6, the Yosemite High School Class of 2014 took their final steps as Badgers and began preparation to enter the "real world."

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    YHS school rally with cheers, tears, high-fives and hugs

    The lively students — from freshmen to juniors — entered the Yosemite High gym on Tuesday to rockin' music. Once they were seated by class status in the bleachers, the seniors entered, walking the ceremonial red carpet. Some were carried on shoulders, others danced their way, and some ...

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