The parade of nations trooped around the athletic field – India, Korea,
Mexico, Italy and of course our very own United States.
Colorful flags represented the many cultures that students at Los Robles
Academy come from. It was a fitting opening ceremony for the school Olympics at
the Hacienda Heights school.
“We thought this would be an exciting way to begin our new school year,” said
Principal Judy Seligman.
The start of a weeklong competition that combined athletic prowess with
academic excellence. Sure there were the typical track and field events, but
inside, students also competed in math, spelling and trivia contests all based
on the Olympic theme.
Read more in Richard Irwin’s story OLYMPICS.