MV makes the grade
The American Volleyball Coaches Association last month announced that the 2015 Mountain View High girls volleyball team has won an AVCA Team Academic Award. Squads with at least a 3.3 cumulative grade-point average were eligible; the Spartans posted a 3.93 GPA last school year. The team comprised Emma Blockhus, Chanti Holroyd, Moira Huang, Annie Iverson, Eleonore Johansen, Sophie Karolczak, Cynthia Moir, Aidan O’Leary, Kyra Palmbush, Payton Shaffer, Samantha Shaffer, Lauren Price and Sola Takahashi.
Tips to beat the heat
The National Federation of State High School Associations and the California Interscholastic Federation offer a free online course titled “A Guide to Heat Acclimatization and Heat Illness Prevention.” The course, which provides information designed to minimize the risk of activity-related heatstroke among high school athletes, is available at nfhslearn.com; type “heat” into the search field.