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