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. The Golden Bell Visits Meadow View

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    CalSERVES recently received the Golden Bell Award, a national recognition of exemplary programs in 22 major categories, which are essential to support teaching and learning. Our award is for our efforts in nutrition promotion and physical activity. The Golden Bell went on tour to our local programs, during a fitness...
  4. Off to a Great Start at Bellevue!

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    AmeriCorps Service Scholars make their formal introduction to all of the students in the After School Program. The CalSERVES After School Program is up and running. Classroom leaders have been doing a fantastic job taking attendance, running physical activity centers, leading literacy and math lessons and supporting their students with...
  5. Having Fun with Fruits and Veggies

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    This month, Wright held its annual Nutrition Olympics. Every year, students participate in activities geared toward learning fun facts about fruits and vegetables. Normally, the mentors lead the students in activities similar to fitness centers, but this year, members at Wright Charter took it to another level. Decked in fruit...
  6. 2012 Cesar Chavez Health Fair

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    Tomorrow is our annual Cesar Chavez Health Fair. It will be amazing, so come on down and join us! Meadow View Elementary School 2665 Dutton Meadow Ave, Santa Rosa, CA. 95407 Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 10am – 2pm The day will be filled with entertainment, games and activities for...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. Fun with Tennis

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    Last year, I was fortunate enough to have been in the right place at the right time to be introduced to Michelle Skipwith, the USTA Tennis Service Representative for Sonoma County. She was giving a presentation on bringing “QuickStart Tennis” into elementary schools to get young students more involved with...
  10. Leadership Students are Monkeying Around

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    Kristen Mowers, Supervising Teacher, Taylor Mountain Elementary The students who were selected to join the CalSERVES leadership program at Taylor Mountain were rewarded with a field trip to Expedition Island for their work. Students had to attend everyday, bring a great attitude, and help make plans for the year. They...