Athlete Kim Conley, who represented the United States in the 2012 London Summer Olympics, asked students at Martin Luther King Jr. K-8 School on Wednesday morning to guess how many miles she ran in the previous week.
Hands shot up. “Nine?” one student guessed. “Ten?” offered another.
When Conley told them the answer — she ran 105 miles in one week — the gasps could be heard throughout the multi-purpose room. Then applause broke out.
On November 20, Susan B. Anthony Elementary School hosted its first Hmong New Year celebration.
Students took part in a number of culturally significant activities such as making rice cakes, spinning tops and tossing balls. Teachers were on hand to explain the significance of each of the activities to students in both the Hmong Immersion and English-only classrooms.
Hari Kondabolu, a comedian that the New York Times called “one of the most exciting political comics in stand-up today,” will perform a benefit for the Parent Teacher Home Visit Project on Thursday, January 15, at the Crest Theater, 1013 K St., Sacramento.
The evening will start with a no-host bar and reception at 5:30 p.m. followed by spoken-word poetry performances by artists with SAYS (Sacramento Youth Speaks) at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 and may be purchased at the Crest box office or online at crestsacramento.com.
Albert Einstein Middle School students performed Shakespeare’s epic tragedy Julius Caesar at UC Davis’ Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts last month.
The performance was a component of London’s Globe Theatre’s GEA (Globe Education Academy) program. Einstein teacher Peggie Clapper was one of 12 area educators selected by the program to spend two weeks in London where she studied Shakespeare with the Globe’s directors, actors and professors.
Due to the expected severe weather conditions, the community meeting with Superintendent Banda on Thursday, December 11, at Luther Burbank High School, will be rescheduled to a date after the Winter Break. We apologize for any inconvenience.