Franklin High in Highland Park, one of the outstanding schools participating in the @ReadySetGold program, won the LAUSD Academic Decathlon over the weekend. Franklin’s eight-member team will now compete in the statewide competition in Sacramento next month.
May is National Physical Fitness & Sports Month and @ReadySetGold is excited to encourage everyone to be active. There are countless ways to get moving and we are asking our Olympian and Paralympian partners to help inspire young people to adopt healthy habits into their daily lives. #exercise … [Read More...] about RSG! Celebrates National Physical Fitness Month
Last month, the Channel 4 cameras followed the LA Leadership Academy Bike Club — aka LALA Bike Club — on one its Friday after-school rides through their Lincoln Heights neighborhood. The story was featured during the station’s popular “Life Connected” segment, which profiles community do-gooders. Last week, Channel 7 came out to do a similar shoot with veteran sports reporter/anchor Curt Sandoval. That piece is expected to air later this week. The club was established four years ago … [Read More...] about LALA Bike Club Gets Olympic Inspiration
Ready, Set, Gold! will be featured on Channel 4 this Sunday during the 6 o’clock news. The segment, called “Life Connected,” profiles RSG! Olympian Giddeon Massie (cycling) and the L.A. Leadership Academy Bike Club. The Bike Club was started by two teachers so that their students would have an after-school social activity and could avoid the negative influences infesting their community like gangs, drugs, homelessness, racism, etc. The Club started with just a handful of … [Read More...] about RSG! to be Featured on Channel 4 News on Sunday