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Young artist’s foil creations on display at Arizona State Fair
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Young artist’s foil creations on display at Arizona State Fair

October 7th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski GetOut Editor Tamiko Azuma would have described her son, Sam Goldinger, as shy and quiet five years ago. He had very little interest in performing or showing off his artwork. But that was before he...
Casteel players making a name for themselves
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Casteel players making a name for themselves

September 15th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Greg Macafee, Staff   Over the past two years, the Casteel High School football team has started to get some notice. As a freshman program in 2015, the Colts finished 8-1. Last year, their first as a varsity program, they...
Students excel in classical language competition
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Students excel in classical language competition

September 3rd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Socrates and Julius Caesar might have been impressed with some East Valley students who demonstrated their knowledge of ancient Greeks and Romans at a recent competition. A student from BASIS Chandler and...
New Seton Catholic Preparatory principal brings extensive leadership experience in Los Angeles to role, is eager to mold teenagers
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New Seton Catholic Preparatory principal brings extensive leadership experience in Los Angeles to role, is eager to mold teenagers

August 6th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks When students return to class next week at Seton Catholic Preparatory, they will see a new principal excited to use his vast leadership experience in Los Angeles to help teens develop their character. Victor...
Cleaning up at Dirty Blonde’s happy hour, when jalapeño poppers and other comfort food satisfy but won’t break the bank
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Cleaning up at Dirty Blonde’s happy hour, when jalapeño poppers and other comfort food satisfy but won’t break the bank

August 4th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken LaFave Dirty Blonde Tavern is the sort of place you go when every pretense to fancy has evaporated and all you want is comfort food. We’re talking nachos, jalapeño poppers, fish ‘n’ chips, wings. Yes, my date and I...
Local schools holding back-to-school events
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Local schools holding back-to-school events

July 6th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff Students are on summer break, but it’s almost time to start planning the next school year on campuses around Chandler. Seton Catholic Preparatory is hosting several events to welcome students and...
Chandler teen earns Boys & Girls Clubs’ Youth of the Year honor
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Chandler teen earns Boys & Girls Clubs’ Youth of the Year honor

July 5th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Leah Gilchrist Chandler teen Leo Martinez has been selected as the Youth of the Year at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley. Out of a group of eight teens, Martinez was selected for the honor, which is awarded to...
Open house to reveal magic of STEM subjects at summer camps
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Open house to reveal magic of STEM subjects at summer camps

June 25th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff Families can learn how sharks, lemurs and national monuments will bring STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects to life for children at summer camps during an open house. The New World...
Local students named National Merit Scholarship winners
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Local students named National Merit Scholarship winners

June 24th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News staff The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced over 3,200 National Merit Scholarship winners, including 20 Chandler students, on June 7. National Merit Scholarships are funded by U.S. colleges and...
Students meet, dance at prom for online high schools
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Students meet, dance at prom for online high schools

June 5th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks High school proms can be exciting events, full of anticipation, as teens get glammed up and plan elegant evenings with dates and friends months ahead of time. But imagine going to the big dance when you have...