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  • EDUCATION

    Students rally for glamour

    Prom - the event that teenage girls dream about all four years of high school - a night of glamour and fancy dresses.

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    YUSD pushes back policy vote

    An issue over the number of allowable visits by non-school persons to student clubs in the Yosemite Unified School District was discussed at its Board of Trustees meeting April 11, with a potential policy vote scheduled next month.

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    Head Start sign-ups

    The Madera/Mariposa Regional Head Start preschool program is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year. Children must turn three years-old by Sept. 1, to be eligible.

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    Economic issues loom over YUSD

    Declining enrollment coupled with increased debt and pension payments have left Yosemite Unified School District in a potentially turbulent economic position - with its reserves projected for a significant decrease over the next three years in order to cover expenses.

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    Boardman wins Zone Lions Speakers Contest

    Moorea Boardman, a resident of North Fork and a senior at Chawankee Academy, won the Zone Lions International Student Speakers Contest held March 12, in the Community Room at the Oakhurst Library.

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    Yosemite, Minarets students honored as ‘Good Citizens’

    The Sierra Foothills Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) presented Rose Curley, a Yosemite High School senior, and David Broyles, a senior at Minarets High School, scholarships and certificates as the winners of their schools’ Good Citizens Program awards. The awards were...

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    Star writers receive honors

    Sierra Star reporter Morgan Voorhis and editor Brian Wilkinson were recognized Feb. 25 for their work during a reception at the 28th Annual George F. Gruner Awards at the Fresno Art Museum last week.

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    Kindergarten round-up

    Beginning in April, dates have been set for Mountain Area schools’ kindergarten and transitional kindergarten enrollment.

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    Awesome Artists

    Yosemite High School art teacher, Evan Higgins, and his wife Kelly are excited to be new members of the community - but not as excited as Evan is about his art students.

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    Twins earn full rides to prestigious universities

    To the casual observer, Yosemite High School seniors and identical twins Travis and Trevor Wood could be seen as inseparable.

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