1. Flag Football at Meadow View Elementary

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    Its no surprise that futbol (soccer) is a favorite with our kids at Meadow View. We encourage the children to try out new sports that they do not necessarily know very well. For our first intramural, we decided to introduce a different type of football- flag football. The kids started...
  2. Cool Sports Challenge – Always a Success!

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    RL Stevens students had a BALL at the Cool Sports Basketball Challenge in March. Coaches Mr. Rockey and Ms. Kladar couldn’t stop smiling the entire time! They were so proud of their team who had worked so hard during practice. RL students cheered on not only their team, but the...
  3. A Passion for COOL Sports

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     COOL Sports has always been one of my favorite aspects of the CalSERVES programs. As a mentor at Sheppard Elementary, I coached every Challenge during the school year. I enjoyed watching my students’ faces light up with joy when they arrived at the Challenge and saw all the other students...
  4. COOL Sports Cheer and Dance

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    Students from Taylor Mountain gear up for Cheer “Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (Do it!) Friday, Saturday to Sunday (Do it!)Get, get, get, get, get with us, you know what we say, sayParty every day, p-p-p-party every day And I’m feelin’, woohoo, that tonight’s gonna be a good nightThat tonight’s...
  5. VIPs Pull Together COOL Sports Dance and Cheer!

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    Frances Hardie, VIP Leader, CalSERVES In December, we had our first Cool Sports challenge of the year. Cool Sports is one of the students’ favorite activities here at the CalSERVES afterschool program. Each school sent one team to participate in the final dance and cheerleading competition, which was held on...
  6. Cool Clubs at Taylor Mountain!

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    Richelle Andrae, AmeriCorps VIP at Taylor Mountain This month at Taylor Mountain, we are planning lots of learning, and plenty of fun! Clubs on Friday, January 7th were a great success. We began practicing for Cool Sports: Basketball, which has 32 students extremely excited! So excited, in fact, that they...
  7. Cheering for RL Stevens

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    Melissa Moore, Supervising Teacher at RL Stevens Kylie, getting ready to perform RL Stevens cheerleading girls had a truly wonderful time at the Cool Sports Challenge at Sheppard last month! They practiced for weeks before the big day and arrived to each practice with enthusiasm to learn new moves and...