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An Olympic gold medalist is challenging Twin Falls middle schoolers to help others

Originally published from: https://magicvalley.com/news/local/education/an-olympic-gold-medalist-is-challenging-twin-falls-middle-schoolers/article_48eba604-19a0-5c05-b872-b81b604cf666.html TWIN FALLS — You may remember Meryl Davis as the 2014 Olympic gold medalist in ice dancing — or as winner of “Dancing with the Stars” season 18 — but she’s filling a different role these days. This school year, she’s mentoring sixth-graders at Robert Stuart Middle School in Twin Falls through …

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Live Chat With A Champion

Originally published from: https://www.klamathfallsnews.org/news/live-chat-with-a-champion Fourth-Grade Class Gets To Know Their Classroom Champion, A 2018 Olympic Bobsledder Olympic bobsledder Carlo Valdes smiled from the screen at the front of Dena Morosin’s fourth-grade classroom, answering thoughtfully as students asked him questions ranging from his favorite position on the bobsled to what he struggled with when he was …

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Students Watch Classroom Champion Succeed On Ice

Originally published from: https://discoverweyburn.com/local/students-watch-classroom-champion-succeed-on-ice When Rachel Homan’s rink stepped onto the ice Thursday morning for the early draw at the Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling in Estevan, there was a special cheering section rooting them on – a group of Grade 7 students from St. Michael’s School in Weyburn. The reason? Joanne Courtney, the …

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Fort St John Schools taking part in Classroom Champions Program

Originally published from: https://www.energeticcity.ca/2018/12/fort-st-john-schools-taking-part-in-classroom-champions-program/ FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Classrooms from across Fort St. John are teaming up with elite athletes for the Classroom Champions Program. Classroom Championships, in partnership with PETRONAS Canada, is dedicated to partnering with teachers to connect low socio-economic students with world-class athlete mentors to support students in academic, social and emotional …

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Classroom Champions to be awarded 2018 IOC Trophy for Olympism in Action

CALGARY (November 16, 2018) – On Saturday, November 17, The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) will present the 2018 International Olympic Committee (IOC) Trophy for Olympism in Action to Classroom Champions. Since 1985, the IOC has provided National Olympic Committees with a trophy to award in their territory that highlights a specific theme based on current …

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Barney Bentall and the Cariboo Express raises record-breaking funds for Classroom Champions

On Friday November 9th , Barney Bentall and the Cariboo Express put on an incredible performance during the 4 th annual Peter Burgener Memorial charity concert, presented by Mawer and Stantec. Classroom Champions is very grateful to be the beneficiary to such a phenomenal event, and a record- breaking $159,226 has been raised so far, …

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Customer Story: Classroom Champions Connects Olympic Athletes with At-Risk Students

This article originally appeared on Bluejeans.com About Classroom Champions Many kids in underserved communities face challenges that negatively impact their educational experience, classroom resources, personal development, and academic achievement. But Classroom Champions knows that every kid has what it takes, if only they have the opportunity to reach their potential. That’s why Classroom Champions works …

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Congrats on that Olympic gold medal. Now what?

Originally published from: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/congrats-on-that-olympic-gold-medal-now-what/2014/02/21/56dcd0a4-9979-11e3-80ac-63a8ba7f7942_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.155a4e6a3a63  As Sochi’s Olympic Villages empty out, the Olympic hangovers will be setting in. Mine hit soon after I left the podium in Vancouver. My teammates and I had just become the first American men in 62 years to win bobsled gold. During the flower ceremony, my left arm around my buddy Curt Tomasevicz, …

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