June 17, 2014 - by
ACC Enters Seventh Year of ACC Community School Program – Florida State University

ACC Enters Seventh Year of ACC Community School Program – Florida State University


Rotating image8

ACC Enters Seventh Year of ACC Community School Program

N.C. - The Atlantic Coast Conference enters its seventh year of the "ACC Community
School Program", which will culminate by allowing an expected record of 15,000
enthusiastic students--representing over 18 county schools districts--to attend
the 2010 ACC Women's Basketball Tournament at the Greensboro Coliseum.

educational partnership was created and developed in 2004 and now includes a
broad based elementary and middle school curriculum guide.  The curriculum
and lesson plans relate to ACC women's basketball and are available to teachers
in physical education, science, social studies, math, language arts, and
character development. Approved lesson plans are posted on www.learnnc.org.

off the year-long program, students and teachers have the opportunity to attend
the ACC Women's Tournament.  The Thursday, March 4th opening round game at
11:00 a.m. is designated as the Elementary School Day Game, and will welcome
approximately 7,800 elementary students, nearly 2,000 more than last year.
Guilford County will be bringing 33 elementary schools of the 65 in the
district.  The Friday, March 5th 11:00 a.m. game is designated as the
Middle School Day Game, and will expect 7.200 middle school students to

In conjunction with the Thursday School Day game, the Guilford County Schools' Superintendent, Maurice "Mo" Green, will perform a ceremonial tip-off.

School Board members in attendance will also receive the league's first educational video for women's basketball targeted towards elementary and middle school students, primarily young women, appropriately titled, "Life Lessons, On and Off the Court." The 20-minute educational video is intended to motivate and inspire young women by focusing on character traits necessary for success and balance in life. 

For more information on purchasing tickets for your students and participating in this exciting educational event, contact Elizabeth Colamarino at 336-433-7261 or elizabeth.colamarino@greensboro-nc.gov.

For more information on ACC women's basketball, log onto theACC.com.  Also, be sure to check out the new version of the league's "She Can Play" theme song - The Remix - on theACC.com/SheCanPlay.

No TrackBacks

TrackBack URL: http://cstv.collegesports.com/mt5.2/mt-tb.cgi/3813

Leave a comment

FSU on YouTube

Related Articles