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Gearing Up For a Great Season of Water Polo at Sanger High

Shoot and pass practice done by the girls varsity team. (Photo by Benjamin James Ayala/The Sanger Scene)

By Benjamin James Ayala As the new school year begins, so does the season for water polo. The Sanger High Water Polo program is gearing up for a great season after a stunning preseason and summer club season. Both the ...

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Back to School Observations…Are you ready?


By Cheryl Senn It seemed like the back to school tradition and ritual varies with each family and the age of the child going back to school. Some parents were ready for their children to go back to school more ...

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New Sanger High School Assistant Principal, Alfredo Ponce, ready to make a positive impact on kids

New Sanger High Assistant Principal Alfredo Ponce. (Photo by Benjamin James Ayala/The Sanger Scene)

By Benjamin James Ayala Sanger High School has brought in new Assistant Principal (AP), Alfredo Ponce, during this year’s summer school sessions. Ponce will be the new AP for the tenth grade class. “I think we have an amazing team ...

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Sanger Fire Soberanes Strike Team returned home after serving maximum 16 days

Four Sanger Fire personnel were assigned to Miller Hellibase. Engine 120 can be seen in the foreground as helicopters dip for fire retardant or water. (Photo courtesy Greg DuPuis)

By Cheryl Senn A Strike Team from Sanger Fire just returned from being assigned, for 16 days, away from home, and Sanger, to the Soberanes Fire. Firefighter/Paramedic Greg DuPuis, Lt. Andy Jones, Engineer Chris Waddle and Firefighter/Paramedic Craig Pitts were ...

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By Cheryl Senn After attending a few Sanger Unified School District (SUSD) meet and greets for Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten along with some Back to School Nights, I realized how much of a team each campus has developed to be ...

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Free school supplies given away at Back to School Pool Party

Shaley Klein, a 5th grade student, receives school supplies from Marisol Garcia, at the Sanger Family Resource Center table. (Photo by Cheryl Senn)

By Cheryl Senn Hundreds of kids and their parents lined up, as early as 10 a.m., for the 12:30 p.m. Back to School Party, held at the Sanger Aquatic Complex. More than 300 backpacks were given away with a variety ...

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Keeping the Apache girls volleyball community strong with alumni game/dinner

Coach Keener talking to the varsity team before they scrimmage against each other. (Photo by Benjamin James Ayala/The Sanger Scene)

By Benjamin James Ayala The Sanger High Volleyball program recently hosted an alumni game dinner which brought back many previous players. Sarah Keener, Head Coach of the Sanger High Varsity Girls Volleyball team, for the past four years, says the ...

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Getting Sanger Smiles Ready for Back to School

Dr. Paul Hsiao exams Axen Lopez while sister Alexa and mom, Gabriela Jacebo look on. (Photo by Cheryl Senn)

By Cheryl Senn More than 20 Sanger children were able to have their smiles made a little brighter by having a dental check-up by the Healthy Smiles Mobile Dental team. The Sanger Family Resource Center (SFRC) had local schools and ...

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Something bigger


By Cheryl Senn While watching people gather at St. Mary’s Summer Community Festival to enjoy live entertainment, play games, visit informational booths, and eat some good food, I noticed there was something bigger happening than just a festival. There was ...

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Following his father’s footsteps, DJ Bustamante, begins studying at the Fire Academy, after a summer internship at Sanger Fire

David John (DJ) Bustamante at the Sanger Fire Department. (Photo by Cheryl Senn/The Sanger Scene)

By Cheryl Senn David John “DJ” Bustamante has big dreams for himself, as he follows in his father’s footsteps, in pursuit of a career as a paramedic firefighter. “When he passed away, I wanted to follow in his footsteps,” said ...

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