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Student Athlete of the Week: Uchenna Ndigwe
February 20, 2020
The day of King/Drew Medical Magnet basketball player Uchenna Ndigwe’s senior night game was eventful. As he prepared for his final in-season home game as a high school student, he had to help the school run their 11th annual career day. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Julian Dixon
January 30, 2020
Senior guard Julian Dixon has been at Frederick K.C. Price school for his entire academic career. Inspired by the Price Knights boys basketball players from previous years, Dixon took up the sport. Now he serves as a co-captain of the Knights who flaunt a 18-6 overall record. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Amaya Givens
January 9, 2020
Morningside junior Amaya Givens uses her gladdening attitude and her passion to help others on the cheerleading squad and beyond. Joining the team helped develop methods to juggle her schooling and her other extracurricular activities. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Jared Heywood
January 2, 2020
After a contending run with the Inglewood Sentinels football team, senior quarterback Jared Heywood will take his talents to the University of Rhode Island. He worked hard in order to graduate early while putting up a winning performance on the field. ... read more »
The Scholar Athlete Honor Roll
December 26, 2019
Highlights of exceptional student athletes in 2019 ... read more / view gallery »
Student Athlete of the Week: Makenzie Carter
December 5, 2019
Senior hitter Makenzie Carter is co-captain of the View Park girls’ volleyball team and senior class president. She has played on the varsity squad for all four years.   ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Montana Lemonious-Craig
November 27, 2019
Inglewood senior Montana Lemonious-Craig plays on both the Sentinel’s football and boys basketball teams. His main focus is his schoolwork and his athletics skills, he works to avoid distractions. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Brooklyn Taylor
November 21, 2019
To become a competitive basketball player, Paul Revere Middle School eighth grader Brooklyn Taylor had to have perseverance. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Michael Pittman Jr.
November 14, 2019
Senior Michael Pittman Jr. has been making the USC football team a scrappy force, leading the wide receivers with 938 yards and 71 receptions. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Quinndon Allen
October 31, 2019
Sophomore Quinndon Allen is a member of the Los Angeles Romans football team’s young core. Allen has the ability to gain yards through catches and rushes as well as stop the run on defense. ... read more »
Importance of Educators of Color for Black and Brown Students
October 31, 2019
This month, my organization, the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools released its highly-anticipated report, “Identity and Charter School Leadership: Profiles of Leaders of Color Building an Effective Staff” which examined the ways that school leaders of color’s experiences and perspectives influence how they build school culture, parent and community relationships, and effective staff. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Kimaya Lampkin
October 24, 2019
Junior Kimaya Lampkin is a dual-sport athlete and has become a leader of the View Park girl’s rugby team. A key lesson she learned in being a leader is to understand the perspective of every player on the team. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Joshua Kelley
October 17, 2019
UCLA senior running back Joshua Kelley leads the Bruins football team with 101 carries for 415 and three touchdowns so far this season. He’s a hard-working athlete who is slow to promote himself but quick to boast the talents of his teammates. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Arelle Middleton
October 10, 2019
 Although she is 11 years old, Arelle Middleton can keep up with competitors beyond her years. Her shooting ability made her an asset to the Rancho Halos. Middleton has Congenital Femoral Deficiency and is a multisport athlete in able-bodied and adaptive sports. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Jasper Anderson
October 3, 2019
Junior second basemen, Jasper Anderson, knows to never back down from adversity. Playing baseball and football at Crenshaw high school presented new challenges for him. Rising to the occasion by working hard helped him develop new skills and made him a reliable figure on both teams. ... read more »
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