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Inspiring the Valley: How this local school helped cultivate student’s minds to save another’s life

October 2, 2019


MEGAN A GROUP OF STUDENTS AT KEPLER NEIGHBORHOOD SCHOOL IN DOWNTOWN FRESNO WERE HAILED AS HEROES, AFTER THEIR ACTIONS MAY HAVE PREVENTED A WOMAN FROM TAKING HER LIFE. MEGAN IN TONIGHT’S INSPIRING THE VALLEY, JUANITA STEVENSON, SHOWS US HOW THE CHARACTER EXHIBITED BY THOSE YOUNG STUDENTS… HEADLINES AROUND THE COUNTRY.MEMBERS OF THE BOYS VOLLEYBALL TEAM AT KEPLER NEIGHBORHOOD CHARTER SCHOOL.. CREDITED WITH SAVING THE LIFE OF A WOMAN DANGLING FROM A BRIDGE AND THREATENING SUICIDE Cg:Timothy Yeager/ Director Student Services SOT UP 2:05 WHAT THESE BOYS DID WAS TALK THE WOMAN OFF THE BRIDGE BY CONSTANTLY TELLING HER, SHE MATTERED, NOT TO DO IT. IT’S THE SAME MESSAGE OF SELF-WORTH STUDENTS HEAR EVERYDAY AT THEIR SCHOOL SOT UP 9:45 KEPLER IS A CHARTER SCHOOL LOCATED IN DOWNTOWN FRESNO. ADMINISTRATORS, TEACHERS ARE WORKING HARD TO IMPROVE STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT.ED UCATORS THINK IT’S JUST AS IMPORTANT TO FOCUS ON THE WHOLE CHILD. Cg: Rod Cochran/ School Culture Coordinator SOT UP 14:17 25:39 STUDENTS START EACH DAY GATHERING IN A CIRCLE.A FEW MINUTES OF MEDITATION AND A CHANCE TO SHARE ABOUT THEIR LIFE BEFORE TACKLING CLASSWORK SOT UP 35:26 STARTING WITH KINDERGARTEN THEY SPEND TIME EACH WEEK PRACTICING YOGA SOT UP 6:23 HERE AT KEPLER, THEY WANT TO MAKE SURE THOSE YOUNG MEN WHO HELPED SAVE A LIFE.HAVE SUCCESS IN THEIR OWN LIVES. SOT UP 20:22

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