Guest Column: The Truth about Diligence

“Without diligence, nothing good or interesting can happen.”

Diligence can be defined as: careful and persistent work or effort. This characteristic is very important to me and my life. Without diligence, nothing good or interesting can happen.

I remember the time my dad bought a broken car….

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CVHS Key Club Hosts a Blanket Drive Benefiting Area Charities

Six years ago, 30 Central Valley High School Key Club members made 25 blankets for charities, calling the blanket drive event “Warming Community Hearts”. Since then, the effort has snowballed…this year over 240 volunteers crafted more than 270 blankets for various community organizations….

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PACE Partners: Caught in the Act!

The reality of hunger is a daily challenge for students in our region. During weekends and school breaks, the problem is compounded as children do not have access to breakfast and lunch at school. To address this, schools partner with community groups to supply students facing hunger at home with backpacks of food to help them through a weekend or longer school break….

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West Valley Students Show Good Character: Caring for Their Neighbor

After years of caring for West Valley School District students as a food service employee, a neighbor of the Seth Woodard Elementary School is now the beneficiary of the good character of Mrs. William’s 4th grade class. Every year, her students demonstrate caring by spending a half day raking leaves for Thelma Ervin….

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WVSD Students Show Citizenship

West Valley School District students at Pasadena Park Elementary practiced good citizenship by creating cards and writing letters for veterans through the “Holiday Mail for Heroes” event….

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“So Be That Person Who Stands Up”

Being a good citizen is not something small. It’s working hard to leave a place better than it was before. It’s putting others before yourself. When someone is getting picked on,…

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“The Price of Greatness is Responsibility” -Winston Churchill

The Fall Season is upon us and with it comes the return of football.

The sights and sounds are vivid. Stadiums will be filled with people collectively cheering and rooting for their team….

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