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"Adopt a Senior": Mountain Community Rallies Around Seniors

The mountain community has been working hard to make seniors feel special as they near the end of the year. Yosemite High School alumni Courtney Herrera started a Facebook page for the “Adopt a Senior”.


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ASB Election Results Are In!

The results for the new ASB officers for the 2020-2021 school year are finally in!


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Cheer Try Outs Go Online

Cheer tryouts this year are being held very differently. Due to COVID-19, tryouts this year are online. Students recorded themselves performing a routine at home and submitted it to the coaches.


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Celebrating Seniors with a Stampede

With the ongoing pandemic and school closures, seniors are missing out on all of the fun end of the year senior activities, including prom, grad night, the senior assembly, and even an in-person graduation ceremony.


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CSF Celebrates Largest Graduating Class

The California Scholarship Federation is known for the impact it has on its members' futures. It not only provides recognition for its hardworking members, but it also gives them leadership opportunities as well as community service opportunities


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Introducing Best of the Best Nominees

To celebrate and recognize student success, teachers and staff spent last week nominated students for the forty-two Best of the Best awards.


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Meet the 2020 Valedictorians

Despite our current circumstances regarding the pandemic, four students from the 2020 graduating class have persevered and have been named valedictorians


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Slickrock Slam Dunk: 10 Student Films Advance to Final Round

Minarets may still be a young school, but it has already established itself as a champion for its Media Program. This reputation is reaffirmed following the recent announcement of the SlickRock Student Film Festival’s annual “Final Fives.”


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We Love Our Teachers!

In the middle of this global pandemic, it is very important to appreciate our teachers. Despite working from home, Minarets staff and teachers have done an outstanding job on continuing their students' education including my own.


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Update on Reopening California

As we all know, we have been quarantined for a long time. But the big question is, when is everything going to be reopened up and getting back to “normal”? Well the answer is, that everything will not just reopen all at once. It will happen in phases that the governor and city officials have put in place:


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Walking for Autism Awareness

Seniors Lindsay Gilles and Lexi Baird are raising awareness for autism as their Senior Legacy Experience this year. They have chosen to raise awareness for autism because they don’t want people to look at it as a disease.


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A message from Minarets teachers to the Class of 2020:

Class of 2020- Thank you from your teachers!

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