First-graders at Oakhurst Elementary School celebrate the importance of routine exercise. Each Friday the “firsties” walk to Oak Creek Intermediate to walk on the track. It’s a teachable moment, too – they now know that each lap is a quarter-mile.
Lori Balte is retiring after 35 years teaching, 28 of those in Madera County. For 27 years she was Special Education Coordinator at Yosemite High School. A retirement gathering is set for Sept. 8 at Oakhurst Community Park.
It was a night of celebration on Wednesday, June 6 as the Minarets High School Class of 2018 graduating class turned the page as Mustangs, with a keen eye on writing the next chapter of their lives as young adults.
Kyra Cole and Ava Miller, students at the Music School of Oakhurst, each received superior ratings for flute solos and combined on a superior duet during the California Music Educator Association meeting May 12 in Clovis, teacher Shirley Lay reported.
Hannah Beaumont of Coarsegold Elementary School won first place in the sixth annual Law Day Yosemite essay contest that saw more than 300 entries from area eighth-graders. Second place went to Colton Franklin from Oak Creek Elementary and third place went to Lupin Amstutz from Yosemite Valley Elementary.
The homecoming parade on Spirit Day (Friday) was just one of the activities during homecoming week at Yosemite High School. The week, which consisted of Dress UP days, contestant games, and movie night will culminate in the Homecoming Game against