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Urgent: Community Meeting

Please attend this community meeting if you want to see Red Barn and other establishments shut down. Thursday May 22 @ 10am DST Nahata Dziil Chapter House!  

Seeds of Change

Hello all! Sanders USD#18 facing budget cuts, and I wanted to let you all know of a grant opportunity we have to get $20,000 to support a collaboration based at the high school between Career and Technical Education, science classes, and the Sanders Clinic to have a sustainable community garden at Valley High in Sanders

Pee Wee Basketball

Pee Wee Basketball is starting up in Sanders, AZ. Bring your child so they can learn coordination, teamwork, and discipline. No experience necessary. It will be fun! The coaches meeting will be at Sanders Middle School at 6pm D.S.T. on Monday, March 24, 2014. You can coach your child. Lessons will be from 5:30pm – 6:00pm

Help Us!

Your help is needed! Join concerned residents of Sanders and the surrounding communities in an effort to protest the renewal of liquor licenses for Red Barn, High Country, and Lee’s Liquor. You can help by submitting a letter to the Arizona State Liquor. Please include you name and address and how alcohol has affected the

Red Barn

The Apache County Sheriff’s Department released information regarding unsafe activity in Sanders by Red Barn and it’s owner.

College Campus Tour for Top VHS Students

Yá’át’ééh and welcome to the Navajo reservation! Our students at Valley High School live in a sandy region of northeastern Arizona called Sanders. In this picturesque region of the southwest, kids are raised with traditional Navajo values, work hard on family farms or hauling firewood to keep warm (the winters are chilly out here in

2013 VHS Senior Trip

The Senior trip to Disneyland was a smashing success. We started out at 5am and made the long trek to Disney. First stop was the beach. All the Seniors jumped in the ocean right away. The big group of “wild” Navajos caught the attention of other beachgoers! A few humored observers took photos and video.

2013 VHS Graduation

The VHS Graduation was a packed event. School administration was concerned about the weather so the ceremony was moved to the gym. The packed house didn’t stop the community from honoring the Class of 2013. The graduates were full of energy and the students delivered excellent speeches. We are proud of this graduating class and

Nahata Dziil “Blooming from the Insight” Health Fair!

It is true that we are targeting women’s health at this health fair but all are invited to share their insights. If you didn’t know, there is a language among flowers. Each flower means something unique. The pink lily is said to represent aspirations and prosperity therefore being a good symbol for breast cancer awareness.

Living Well Traditionally Diabetes Prevention Youth Camp

It is well known that Navajo Diabetes rates are very high. Please consider attending the Living Well Traditionally Diabetes Prevention Youth Camp in Mayer, AZ from June 25-28. Limited Scholarships are available.