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September 24, 2009
Glendale High School students participated in Rachel’s Challenge, an anti-violence program started by the parents of Rachel Scott, the first death in the Columbine school shooting outside Denver in 1999. Students watched a video that combines Rachel’s life with footage from the horrific day at Columbine High School when 12 students and one teacher were shot to death by two students. Organizers said the presentation is meant to encourage acts of kindness. After the video, a 45-minute session with adult and student leaders discussed ways to sustain the lessons of Rachel’s legacy.
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March 27, 2009
Robin Goldsworthy She was 17, having lunch with a friend on the lawn outside of her school’s library when she was gunned down. Rachel Scott was the first victim of the Columbine High School massacre on April 20, 1999. An aspiring actress and prolific writer, Rachel kept diaries over the years that proved to not only be a great comfort for her family, but also offered insight into the vast faith that she had, not only in her God but in mankind itself.? Students at Crescenta Valley High and Rosemont Middle schools learned about Rachel this week when they attended the school assemblies “Rachel’s Challenge.
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By Zain Shauk | October 8, 2008
Video of teenage gunmen roaming the halls of Columbine High School sparked compassion Wednesday from Wilson Middle School students, drawing a few tears from the young audience. “My friends are still crying,” Nazik Sldryan, 11, said after a moving presentation on kindness and compassion that was inspired by Rachel Scott, the first student killed during the shooting. The Wilson PTSA sponsored the event, which brought the Rachel Scott Challenge — the nation’s largest school assembly program — to the school for two assemblies, a training session on practicing kindness and an evening event for parents.
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By Mary O’Keefe | March 20, 2009
Students at Rosemont Middle School and Crescenta Valley High School will be presented a powerful assembly next week that will deal with the aftermath of violence on a campus and how they can make a positive change simply by the way they view others at their school and in their community. Rachel’s Challenge is coming to the middle and high school as part of an educational tool that focuses on improving school safety. “We will have two assemblies here [at Rosemont]
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By: Michael Miller | September 22, 2005
The tiny campaign headquarters had only a few volunteers Tuesday evening, but scattered around it were the signs of many long nights ahead. Eighteen shiny, newly-purchased telephones filled the five offices, each one accompanied by a green folder containing voters' numbers. Styrofoam bowls of pretzels and trail mix lay mostly untouched on the tables, with coffee and candy bars packing the cupboards in back. On the wall of the largest room hung a huge map of Newport Beach and Costa Mesa, its white surface awaiting a flurry of pen marks before Nov. 8. The campaigners had a simple mission: to sway as many voters as possible to support Measure F, the $282-million school bond that seeks to modernize every campus in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District.
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By Fran Tunno | September 15, 2009
Walk in your students? shoes at Hoover?s Back to School Night at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 29. Student helpers will be posted around the school to help people find their way. Meet your students? teachers and find out how you can help students have a successful year. Hoover and Toll will co-host a joint parent/student program at 7 p.m. Sept. 22 called Rachel?s Challenge. This will be a follow-up to student assemblies that will be held during the school day. These assemblies are a program inspired by Rachel Scott, the first student killed in the Columbine school shooting.
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September 24, 2009
Glendale High School students participated in Rachel’s Challenge, an anti-violence program started by the parents of Rachel Scott, the first death in the Columbine school shooting outside Denver in 1999. Students watched a video that combines Rachel’s life with footage from the horrific day at Columbine High School when 12 students and one teacher were shot to death by two students. Organizers said the presentation is meant to encourage acts of kindness. After the video, a 45-minute session with adult and student leaders discussed ways to sustain the lessons of Rachel’s legacy.
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March 27, 2009
Robin Goldsworthy She was 17, having lunch with a friend on the lawn outside of her school’s library when she was gunned down. Rachel Scott was the first victim of the Columbine High School massacre on April 20, 1999. An aspiring actress and prolific writer, Rachel kept diaries over the years that proved to not only be a great comfort for her family, but also offered insight into the vast faith that she had, not only in her God but in mankind itself.? Students at Crescenta Valley High and Rosemont Middle schools learned about Rachel this week when they attended the school assemblies “Rachel’s Challenge.
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