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Thankful for the red lights and sirens


By Cheryl Senn When there is an emergency, a person would like to know that help is on its way. They don’t want to know who the firefighters and safety personnel are, they just want to feel secure in the ...

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Coles and Statham siblings have a successful season with Sanger Seals

Swimming siblings the Coles and the Statham families pose for a photo during a Sanger Seals practice by the pool. (Photo by Benjamin James Ayala/TheSangerScene)

By Benjamin James Ayala The Sanger Seals aquatics team is receiving a lot of attention as they climb to the top of the valley’s swim clubs, especially with the performance of the Coles and Statham siblings. Since the program was ...

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Sanger’s Rebel Water Polo Club girls gain a lot of experience from Shaver Open Water Tournament

Rebels girls 18 and under playing against Sunset SD. (Photo by Benjamin James Ayala/TheSangerScene)

By Benjamin James Ayala This past weekend, the Sanger Rebels girls water polo team hosted one of the biggest open water tournaments in the world. The Shaver Lake Open Water Invitational is one of the biggest water polo tournaments played ...

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New Sanger High School GLS, TJ Wilson, committed to helping students achieve academic success

Taylor John (TJ) Wilson getting ready for his new position as a Guidance Learning Specialist at Sanger High. (Photo by Cheryl Senn)

By Cheryl Senn This fall, on the Sanger High School(SHS) campus, Taylor John “TJ” Wilson, will be helping students in a new role, the role of Guidance Learning Specialist(GLS). Wilson was assigned students in the ninth grade with last names ...

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Summer Junior Giants Program teaches more than the game of baseball

.Coach Thomason with her team after their game. (Photo by Benjamin James Ayala/TheSangerScene)

By Benjamin James Ayala At Sanger Rotary Park, there is a fun summer program that teaches young athletes more than the game of baseball. The Junior Giants is a program funded by the San Francisco Giants Community Fund to help ...

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Moving forward, not backward, with hope


By Cheryl Senn With recent national events on my mind, I was thinking about what could help the situation. It seems there is no perfect solution. Henry Ford once said,”If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of ...

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Pismo Beach trip gives Unity Estates families a chance to relax and escape the norm

Group photo of the Unity Estates residents and chaperones on the Pismo Beach trip. (Photo by Ali Valencia)

By Cheryl Senn “Our Pismo trip meant several things,” said Ali Valencia, Unity Estates Community Activities Director, about what the recent Pismo Beach trip meant to the Unity Estates families and chaperones. More than 50 children, adults, and chaperones, from ...

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Having fun while building literacy Anytime Anywhere

Janet Nelson, Janet Young, Rosemary Acosta and Fatima Prieto at JFK Park checking out books. (Photo by Benjamin James Ayala/TheSangerScene)

By Benjamin James Ayala This summer, Sanger Unified School District (SUSD) is continuing to keep students ready for the new school year. SUSD students are reading more this summer, due to an increase in availability of books, at various locations ...

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Sanger Parks & Recreation lifeguards provide a safe way to exercise while staying cool during Family Swim and Free Swim Fridays

City of Sanger Parks & Recreation Lifeguards are ready to keep the community safe while enjoying the Aquatic Complex. L to R - Josh Rocker, Kaylee Coles, Rachel Wash, Macee Balew, Michelle Martinez, Althea Senn, Hallei Branum, Margaret Wash and Fernando Cortez. (Photo by Cheryl Senn)

By Cheryl Senn With temperatures over 100 degrees, the Sanger Parks & Recreation team provides many safe ways to exercise while staying cool. The City of Sanger Parks & Recreation provide Family Swim Nights, Tuesday through Thursday, from 7:30 p.m. ...

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Be kind to human kind


By Benjamin James Ayala, Guest Columnist Something I have experienced quite frequently between having two jobs and working my way through college is that people can become busy in their daily live. Sometimes so busy that they cannot see good ...

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