By Miriam Raftery
January 21, 2016 (Ramona) – The community is invited to a Pro-Am Tennis Tournament and instructional clinic hosted by USPTA elite tennis pro Mike Rogers at La Casa del Zorro Resort. Juan Bautista de Anza Online Charter School students will participate by attending and learning. The event is open to the public and JBDA is excited to celebrate athleticism and School Choice options.
As the tennis event coincides with National School Choice Week 2016, the nation’s largest-ever celebration of excellent options in education, we're happy to promote and participate in this event.
An instructional tennis clinic will kickoff the day at 9 a.m. and feature Geoff Griffin, director of Morley Field Tennis Facility and the Balboa Tennis Club in San Diego. Mike Rogers, La Casa del Zorro’s USPTA elite tennis pro, will direct the clinic. At noon, the Pro-Am tournament will begin featuring four amateurs and four tennis professionals playing four rounds in a round robin format. La Casa del Zorro Resort is located at 3845 Yaqui Pass Road, Borrego Springs.
"School Choice matters because it values an ideal education for everyone, and our school can allow them to feel comfortable knowing there is now a way to implement this ideal model. Our communities must value education to prosper and with school choice families, students and communities can receive an answer to their problems, prayers and concerns,” said David Reichner, athletic/marketing director at Juan Bautista de Anza.
JBDA will also host an Open House on Jan. 26th at 1:00pm at the school located at 850 Main Street, Suite 204 in Ramona, Tel: 760-759-1200.
JBDA will also host an Open House Jan. 28th at the school located in 2101 So. Marina Drive, Salton City Tel: 760-767-5850
Juan Bautista de Anza Online Charter School is a tuition-free public charter school that serves grades K – 12.
National School Choice Week (January 24 – 30, 2016) will be America’s largest-ever celebration of opportunity in education. Featuring more than 16,000 independently organized events across all 50 states, the Week shines a positive spotlight on effective education options for children. National School Choice Week is independent, nonpolitical, and nonpartisan, and embraces all types of educational choice – from traditional public schools to public charter schools, magnet schools, online learning, private schools, and homeschooling.
JBDA will be giving away free National School Choice Week scarves at all events.