WHAT: The Elk Grove Unified School District is delighted to offer a golf curriculum to its elementary school sites starting with 12 sites and then expanding to all 42 sites for the 2018-2019 school year. The new partnership with First Tee of Greater Sacramento will help students apply math concepts, engage in fitness and build character and confidence through the positive, personal and social values associated with the game. The golf lessons engage students in daily activities that lead to the development of basic golf motor skills and shows students that golf can be a great, lifelong recreation and health-enhancing activity. First Tee of Greater Sacramento will conduct a training session on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Cosumnes River Elementary with 12 EGUSD elementary schools piloting the program.
WHEN: Tuesday, February 6, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. – Noon
WHERE: Cosumnes River Elementary, 13580 Jackson Road, Sloughhouse, CA 95683
WHO: The First Tee National School Program training will be for subject matter teachers at Roy Herburger, Sunrise, Helen Carr Castello, Anna Kirchgater, Raymond Case, Charles Mack, Isabelle Jackson, Joseph Sims, Pleasant Grove, Cosumnes River, C.W. Dillard and Arlene Hein elementary schools.
WHY: Aligned with the national SHAPE standards, Elk Grove Unified’s new partnership with First Tee of Greater Sacramento will support the District’s goal of helping students build character and confidence through positive, personal and social values.
About the Elk Grove Unified School District
The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) is the fifth-largest school district in California located in southern Sacramento County. EGUSD covers 320 square miles and includes 67 schools: 42 elementary schools, nine middle schools, nine high schools, five alternative education schools, an adult school, one charter school and a virtual academy. Offering a multitude of educational programs, including over 70 career-themed academies and pathways within 15 industry sectors, we prepare our students for college and career by supporting them with the means to be creative problem solvers; self-aware, self-reliant, and self-disciplined; technically literate; effective communicators and collaborators; and engaged in the community as individuals with integrity. We integrate rigorous academics with career-based learning and real world workplace experiences and ensure that Every Student is Learning, in Every Classroom, in Every Subject, Every Day.
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