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Channeling Students’ Passion for Sports Into Social Awareness and Bringing Change

January 7, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

How do you turn a student’s passion into a purpose that serves our global community?

That was the challenge that confronted me when I took over the Sports and Society Class at Moreau Catholic High School in Hayward, Calif. As part of our mission statement, we are committed to preparing our students through academic, social and spiritual learning experiences that form and transform them into responsible citizens of our global community.

I wanted to refocus the elective class from one that was known for having a relaxed atmosphere, where students watched “ESPN 30 for 30” documentaries, to one that more closely aligned with our mission.

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