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  • EDUCATION

    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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    In close call, Liberty bests Yosemite

    Though Yosemite High School earned favorable verdicts during all four rounds of the Honorable Edward P. Moffat Madera County Mock Trial last week, Liberty of the Madera Ranchos was crowned the winner by only two percentage points.

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    Yosemite High has 13 new Cadet Corps members

    Thirteen new Yosemite High School Cadet Corps recruits completed a rigorous 26 hours of training Oct. 16 and 17, to graduate with full honors, joining the ranks as full fledged Cadets in the YHS California Cadet Corps.

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    Cal Fire chiefs receive Rotary honors

    Two Cal Fire battalion chiefs who led efforts to track down arsonists who started 43 fires in Yosemite Lakes Park two years ago were honored with Paul Harris Fellowship awards by Oakhurst Sierra Sunrise Rotary Tuesday morning.

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    New elementary and high school test results released

    The results of the first ever California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) tests were released last week by the California Department of Education. Often referred to as the Smarter Balanced tests using Common Core standards for English language arts/literacy, and math, the ...

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    FFA shows at Madera Fair

    Members of the Yosemite High School FFA Club participated in the Madera District Fair from Sept. 5 - 13. They started the week with three rabbit showman, one dairy goat showman, and one chicken showman.

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    New YHS teachers

    Yosemite High School welcomed six new teachers to its campus as classes began last week. Five of them are brand new to the campus and the sixth, Dave Maynez, is already a familiar face. Last year, he took on the responsibility of Director of Campus Safety but this year, he will also be teaching ...

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    New teachers on Mountain Area elementary school campuses

    When Mountain Area students returned to school on Monday, they were met with a few new faces at many area elementary schools.

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    Welcome back

    For nearly 4,000 children in Eastern Madera County, the 2015-16 school year began Monday. Buses dropped off students, parents walked shy first-timers to their classrooms, and crossing guards made for safe road crossings. The excitement was palpable.

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    Educational Options Office moves to old district office

    Evergreen High School, Yosemite Adult School, Campbell Community Day School, and the Educational Options Office have all moved this summer from the west end of Yosemite High School’s campus to the old district office area on the east side of the campus near Badger Stadium.

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