Leonardo da Vinci eK-8 School sixth grader Aidan Fong will journey to Antarctica next month with famed polar explorer Robert Swan, founder of 2041, an organization dedicated to educating future leaders about environmental issues.
Fong, 12, will participate in Swan’s International Antarctic Expedition 2015 as an Antarctic Youth Ambassador. He will be accompanied by his teacher, Kim Williams, who journeyed with Swan to the frozen continent in 2012, and about 80 other people interested in learning more about the melting polar ice caps and environmental sustainability.
Rosemont High School’s wrestling team was the top scorer at last weekend’s CIF Sac-Joaquin Division IV playoff tournament held at Foothill High School. The victory marks the first section championship in wrestling for the Wolverines and their coach Rick Wanlin.
Four of Rosemont’s six wrestlers placed first in their weight divisions: Anthony Sosa, Kyle Jensen, Bryan Knowles and Darrion Taylor. Marcus Hudson and Nicholas Ruddock placed third in their weight classes.
Thirty-eight Albert Einstein Middle School students traveled to the Monterey Bay Aquarium last month to explore exhibits, talk to naturalists and investigate current marine issues.
The students were particularly moved by the aquarium’s current exhibit that demonstrates how plastics impact the ocean and marine life. Einstein students were impressed with the art work created from collected plastics.