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  • EDUCATION

    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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    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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