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Youth sports camp preview this weekend

Original post made on Apr 19, 2012

In an effort to promote its athletic programs and give coaches a sneak peek at up-and-coming local talent, this summer Mountain View High School is hosting a series of sports day camps for elementary and middle school students.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, April 19, 2012, 12:55 PM

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Posted by KD
a resident of Waverly Park
on Apr 19, 2012 at 3:24 pm

"Because of St. Francis' strong reputation in both academics and athletics....."

St Francis does have a good athletic reputation (although MVHS girls did win CCS soccer this year), but Academics?


2011 mean SAT score: MVHS 1795 (79th percentile) StF 1689 (68th percentile)
2011 mean SAT Math 2 score: MVHS 669 St F 591
2011 mean SAT Biology score: MVHS 702 St F 603
2011 mean SAT Chemistry score: MVHS 730 St F 596
2011 mean ACT composite score: MVHS 27 St F 24.8

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Posted by CK
a resident of another community
on Apr 19, 2012 at 4:49 pm

Academically Mountain View is very strong. It's as good, if not better then St. Francis. Athletically it's solid in some sports but Saint Francis is clearly stronger as a whole. It sounds like this camps main focus is helping attract more local ATHLETIC talent to public schools in the area like MVHS. The camp should help some but the most important factor is the specific sport doing well during their HS season and the coaching staff for each sport.

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Posted by To each his own
a resident of another community
on Apr 22, 2012 at 11:31 pm

I think both schools most likely graduate great students and the margin of difference at each school is not going to have a life changing effect, except for those athletes that are going to be offered a full scholarship to college.

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