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Celebrating community, it’s more than just a word

By Cheryl Senn Have you noticed how the word community keeps popping up in the news, in politician’s speeches and on social media? The latest is a video celebrating community, put together by Facebook for each of its users.  There ...

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Live your best life at any age

By Cheryl Senn What do celebrating a birthday, watching a movie, and interviewing a person for a story about a local play production have in common?  At first you might not see a connection unless you experienced it first hand. ...

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Find your passion and do something you enjoy

By Cheryl Senn I found a common thread running through the message given to the Washington Academic Middle School (WAMS) students who promoted by WAMS principal Leo Castillo and to Sanger High School(SHS) graduates by SHS principal Dan Chacon, at ...

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Para mi familia

By Cheryl Senn “Family is not an important thing, it’s everything.” – Michael J. Fox The beginning of the graduation season began last week, in Sanger Unified, with the Sanger Adult School graduation. I watched at how many people attended ...

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Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them

By Cheryl Senn “Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.”-Aristotle I have been to many awards and recognition ceremonies and watched as the community or organization honored or recognized an individual . Sometimes the individual was ...

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Just because you have the picture doesn’t mean you have the whole story

By Cheryl Senn I just began watching Season 2 of “13 Reasons Why” and in one of the episodes, Clay receives a polaroid photo with a message on the back of it. And a photo is used in the court ...

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Working hard after the win

By Cheryl Senn “Winning means you’re willing to go longer, work harder and give more than anyone else.” – Vince Lombardi I recently attended the Apache baseball game against Sunnyside High School. This was the first round of playoffs for ...

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Life is better when you stick together

By Cheryl Senn I attended the recent Sanger High School lacrosse game to take some photos of the Senior Night celebration. It was nice to see all the family and friends in attendance at the game and for the Senior ...

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Sharing traditions from around the world

By Cheryl Senn I recently had the privilege of interviewing the Education First (EF) Exchange School Year exchange students who are at Sanger High School and was impressed with the program, the students, and the willingness of Sanger families to ...

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M.A.D. 4 Melody makes a wish come true

By Cheryl Senn This past Friday, three-year-old Melody Gallardo’s wish came true. Melody had been wanting to go to Disneyland as her Make A Wish wish.  The Sanger High School(SHS) students made that wish a reality by presenting Melody and ...

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