My students love competition and a challenge. In a low-income setting in Grand Rapids, Michigan, my kids have grown up with numerous struggles and have been under-served in our community. Yet through everything, we have over 92% attendance rate and our students show up every day to learn and be challenged by our first class staff.
While on campus, our students are granted opportunities to read, learn, study, move, play and eat.
They love to be active and they love to see positive things happen for themselves. We strive to teach young men and women how to make it to college and how to succeed in life. They are up to the challenge.
While teaching volleyball to my k-6 students, I realized how difficult it is to teach the sport without adaptive volleyballs (inflatable volleyballs, over-sized volleyballs, or lightweight volleyballs). We are able to learn with the equipment we have, however, adaptive volleyballs would facilitate and expedite the process for my students.
In a few short days, my students have found a love for volleyball.
It took very little time for my students to take to and enjoy playing volleyball. My struggling students, however, may need a different approach and while my beach ball collection provided a stop-gap to the issue, they quickly deflated and became popped.
Please help us acquire adaptive lightweight, over sized and balloon volleyballs to help my students learn.
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