Chino Hills High School
The school was established in 2001 and is located in the City of Chino Hills, which is in the southwest corner of San Bernardino County. The City of Chino Hills was Incorporated in 1991, and is now a community of 76,131, Chino Valley Unified School District serves over 29,000 students in Chino, Chino Hills, and south Ontario, slightly down from 30,659 three years ago. After years of rampant growth, enrollment has somewhat stabilized, the district employs over 2,400 people, and supports thirty-five schools including four comprehensive high schools and one continuation school. This residential expansion is set to bring an enrollment increase to CHHS in the several years. CHHS currently serves 2,891 students, whose student body reflects both ethnic and economic diversity, CHHS is the largest high school in the district. CHHS’ graduation rate was 95% in 2011 and 2012, increasing to 96% in 2013 and this is above the district rate of 89% and the state rate of 80% in 2013. In 2013, the rate at CHHS was 0. 7%.
This is lower than the rate of 2%, the county rate of 4. 2%. CHHS’ dropout rate is less than district, county. In the early 2000s, the Chino Hills area was growing at a rapid rate. Nearby Ruben S. Ayala High School was nearing 4,000 students and voters approved Measure M, the first graduating class finished in 2005. The funds went to a new laboratory and classroom block for CHHS sister school in Uganda, Chino Hills students Jennifer Umberg and Jessica Witten were awarded trips to visit Gulu. In 2011, the club raised $25,400 and will send a student, the campus was completed in 2006 and includes a 450-seat theater, a large stadium, two gymnasiums, and two computer labs. A wood shop is used for set design class. Facilities include designed-to-specification ceramics, video production, band, the student population is fairly diverse demographically, and very diverse socioeconomically. Students come from some of the most wealthy and most disadvantaged areas in San Bernardino County, in recent years, the population of Asian American students has risen dramatically.
Chino Hills High School offers 18 Advanced Placement courses, where 33% of students are enrolled, the school is attempting to re-configure its scheduling so that more AP classes can be offered as a result of high demand. S. History Four foreign languages are offered at Chino Hills High, French, after graduation, approximately 54% attend a four-year university, 1% join the military, 3% attend technical college and 42% attend a community college
Kurt Thomas (basketball)
Kurt Vincent Thomas is an American retired professional basketball player. Thomas is a 69,230 lb. power forward-center known for his playing style. Drafted by the Miami Heat in 1995, Thomas played college basketball at Texas Christian University, Thomas began his NBA career with the Miami Heat from 1995 to 1997. In his rookie season, he started 42 of his 74 games played, the following season, he only played 18 games before suffering a stress fracture in his right ankle, which required surgery. He would miss the rest of the season, during his rehab, along with Sasha Danilović and Martin Müürsepp, were traded to the Dallas Mavericks for Jamal Mashburn. Thomass playing career with Dallas was short and he only played 5 games before suffering another stress fracture in the same ankle he had previously injured. This placed him on the injured list for the remainder of the season, then-coach and general manager Don Nelson went out of his way to hire Thomas as an assistant coach. In the offseason, Thomas decided to become a free agent, Thomas played two seasons with the Phoenix Suns from 2005 to 2007.
Thomas was traded by the Sonics to the San Antonio Spurs on February 20,2008, for Francisco Elson, Brent Barry, on June 23,2009, Thomas was traded along with Bruce Bowen and Fabricio Oberto to the Milwaukee Bucks for Richard Jefferson. On July 26,2010, the Chicago Bulls announced that they had signed Kurt Thomas, because of injuries to the Bulls starting center Joakim Noah and power forward Carlos Boozer, Kurt Thomas saw some significant playing time, including 37 starts. When Noah and Boozer came back, he experienced minimal playing time with Ömer Aşık playing in front of him on the bench, Thomas averaged more than 20 minutes per game during the 2010-11 season along with 4.1 points and 5.8 rebounds. On December 11,2011, the Portland Trail Blazers signed Thomas for the shortened 2011-2012 season, though terms for the deal were not disclosed officially, it was reported to be a two-year contract. On April 12,2013, the Knicks waived Thomas. com, or Basketball-Reference. com
Randolph Childress is an American former professional basketball player. He is currently an assistant coach for his alma mater, Wake Forest University, Childress played collegiately at Wake Forest University, where he averaged 18.4 points per game for his four-year career. His collegiate highlight came in 1995, when he delivered one of the most outstanding ACC Tournament performances of all time. Named tournament MVP, Childress along with sophomore Tim Duncan, carried the Demon Deacons to the title, in the finals, against a UNC team featuring Jerry Stackhouse and Rasheed Wallace, Childress scored 37 with 7 assists and hit a game-winning jumper with 4 seconds left in overtime. He was honored as the ACC Male Athlete of the Year in 1995, in 2002, Childress was named to the ACC 50th Anniversary mens basketball team, honoring the fifty greatest players in ACC history. In the 1995 NBA Draft, Childress was selected in the 1st round by the Detroit Pistons, Childress played in two NBA seasons for the Pistons and Portland Trail Blazers, averaging 2.4 points per game.
His NBA career was cut short by a torn ACL and disagreements with Trail Blazers coach P. J. Carlesimo, after leaving the NBA, Childress played in 1997-1999 in the Turkish Basketball League for Tofaş SAS and Konya Kombassan. Childress went on to ten games for the Sydney Kings in the 2000-01 Australian National Basketball League season. Childress played for teams in the Italian leagues. In April 2012, Childress was hired as the Demon Deacons new director of player development, in April 2013, Childress was promoted to the position of assistant coach, moving into an on-court role for the team. Career statistics and player information from Basketball-Reference. com
Corliss Mondari Williamson is an American basketball coach and former basketball player who played for four teams during his 12-year NBA career. He currently serves as an assistant coach for the Orlando Magic and his nickname is Big Nasty, a moniker he received from his AAU coach when he was 13. Williamson was a power forward in college, but became an undersized power forward in the NBA. Corliss Williamson played basketball at Russellville High School, where he achieved numerous accolades and he was a three-time all-conference and all-state selection, and was named the Gatorade National Player of the Year in 1991 and 1992. Prior to his year, Williamson held his own against future teammate Chris Webber in an AAU championship game. As a senior Williamson averaged twenty-eight points and nine rebounds per game, in the title game, Russellville defeated a team led by Jason Kidd, with Williamson blocking a potential game-winner by Kidd at the buzzer. Williamson was named tournament MVP, but gave his medal to Kidd at the award podium, Williamson closed out his high school career with a selection to play in the 1992 McDonalds All-American Game.
He came in second in scoring to game MVP Othella Harrington, with fourteen points and his #34 jersey has been retired by Russellville High and hangs on the wall of the schools arena, along with his McDonalds All-American jersey. Williamson played at the University of Arkansas for head coach Nolan Richardson from 1992 to 1995, in the 1992–93 season, Williamson led Arkansas to a 22–9 record and a Sweet 16 appearance in the NCAA Tournament, losing to the eventual national champion, the North Carolina Tar Heels. Williamson averaged 14.6 points and 5.1 rebounds per game, Williamson led the team into the championship game in 1995 as well, but Arkansas lost to UCLA, finishing 32–7. In three seasons at Arkansas, Williamson was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team in 1993, and was 1st Team All-SEC in 1993,1994, and 1995. He was named the SEC Player of the Year for the 1993–94 and 1994–95 seasons, in addition to the 1994 NCAA National Championship, Williamson led the Razorbacks to the SEC West Division title all three seasons, and the SEC regular season championship in 1994 and 1995.
Williamson finished his career at Arkansas with 1,728 points, Williamson was inducted into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame in 2009. His jersey is one of two that have ever been retired by the University of Arkansas, along with Sidney Moncrief. He is considered one of the five greatest players in school history, Williamson declared for the NBA Draft following his junior season, and was selected by the Sacramento Kings as a lottery pick in the first round of the 1995 NBA Draft. His best career year was in the 1997–98 season when he played 79 games and averaged 17.7 points per game for the Kings, although coming off the bench, Williamson served a pivotal role in the Detroit offense. Williamson has the distinction of being one of the few basketball players to win national championships at three different levels, AAU, the NCAA with Arkansas, and the NBA with Detroit. Williamson announced his retirement in September,2007 to become an assistant coach at Arkansas Baptist College and he worked as a volunteer coach during his three years at Arkansas Baptist, succeeding Charles Ripley as the head coach for his final season at the school
Ironi Ramat Gan
Ironi Ramat Gan known as Ironi Ramat Gan Kfar Ha Maccabiah is a basketball club based in Ramat Gan in central Israel. The team plays in Liga Leumit, the division in Israeli basketball. It plays at the Shalom Zisman Municipal sports Arena, which has a capacity for 1,400. The club was formed by a merger of Beitar Ramat Gan, in 2009–10 the team dropped down to Liga Leumit after losing the relegation playoff in the Super League. To appear in this section a player must have either, Set a club record or won an award as a professional player. Played at least one international match for his senior national team or one NBA game at any time
1995 NBA draft
The 1995 NBA draft took place on June 28,1995, at SkyDome in Toronto, Canada. It marked the first NBA draft to be held outside the United States and was the first draft for the two Canadian expansion teams, Toronto Raptors and Vancouver Grizzlies. Kevin Garnett, who was fifth in this draft, is notable for being the first player in two decades to be selected straight out of high school. Garnett would go on to gather fifteen All Star selections, eight All-NBA selections, one NBA MVP award, rasheed Wallace and Jerry Stackhouse had successful careers, being four-time and two-time All-Stars respectively. Wallace won an NBA championship in 2004 with the Detroit Pistons, while Stackhouse scored the most total points in the league in 2000, the other remaining top selections had relatively productive careers, but were considered to have never reached their full potential. Joe Smith put up solid, but unspectacular numbers throughout his career and is considered a disappointment for a first overall selection.
He was involved in a salary cap scandal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, Antonio McDyess was a one-time All-Star, but serious and continuing knee injuries decreased much of his effectiveness in the prime of his career. Damon Stoudamire was the 1995–96 NBA Rookie of the Year and had a solid career although he was arrested and fined several times for marijuana possession and this draft was notable for two of the biggest busts in NBA history, Ed OBannon and Shawn Respert. OBannon had received accolades for leading the UCLA Bruins to the NCAA Championship. Respert played only four seasons in the NBA, while secretly hiding that he was suffering from stomach cancer, the following players went undrafted in the 1995 NBA Draft but played in the NBA. The following trades involving drafted players were made on the day of the draft, a The Los Angeles Clippers traded Randy Woods and the draft rights of Antonio McDyess to the Denver Nuggets for Rodney Rogers and the draft rights to Brent Barry
The Webb Schools
The Webb Schools is the collective name for two private schools for grades 9-12, founded by Thompson Webb, located in Claremont, California. The Webb School of California for boys was established in 1922, both are primarily boarding schools, but they enroll a limited number of day students. The Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology is a part of The Webb Schools, the schools share a campus of approximately 70 acres in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. There are 407 students and 58 faculty members, annual tuition is $55,985 for boarding students and $39,815 for day students, including meals and fees. For the 2015-2016 school year, Webb offered $4.1 million in need-based financial aid awards, the majority of ninth- and tenth-grade classes are taught in a single sex environment. Co-educational courses are introduced to upperclassmen, the official student newspaper of The Webb Schools is the Webb Canyon Chronicle. The Webb Schools founder, Thompson Webb, was born in 1887 as the youngest of eight children and his father, William Robert “Sawney” Webb, had established the Webb School in Tennessee in 1870.
Thompson graduated from his father’s school in 1907, and continued his education at the University of North Carolina, after college, Webbs health and the suggestions of doctors led him to move west to a warmer climate. He moved to the California desert near Indio, worked as a farm hand and he married Vivian Howell, the 20-year-old daughter of a Los Angeles Methodist minister, on June 22,1915. The Webbs farmed together and increased their holdings until 1918, when a diseased onion crop wiped out all their savings. Broke and carrying high debt, Webb did not have the capital to farm and, because the country was involved in World War I, Webb returned to Tennessee, where his fathers school was experiencing a shortage of male teachers that threatened the school’s existence. Thompson Webb worked as an instructor at the school in Bell Buckle, Tennessee for four years, the first suggestion that Thompson Webb start a school in California came from Sherman Day Thacher, founder of the Thacher School in Ojai Valley.
Thacher told Webb that his school was turning down dozens of qualified students every year, if Thompson opened a school there, Thacher agreed to refer his applicants. Through a proposal to I. W. Baughman, real estate broker for the Claremont property, initial enrollment at the school was 14 boys. Over the years Webb built the school through the support of influential business leaders in the greater Los Angeles community, including the Chandlers, Boeings. As the number of students grew in the ’30s and ’40s, Webb added seven major buildings, five faculty homes, two of Webb’s landmark buildings were constructed during this time, the Thomas Jackson Library and the Vivian Webb Chapel. The school operated as a stock company until the late 1950s. After the non-profit corporation was established, Thompson Webb continued as headmaster of the school, Vivian Webb died in 1971, her husband died four years in 1975
Brent Robert Barry is an American retired professional basketball player. He is the son of former NBA player Rick Barry, the 6 ft 7 in,210 lb shooting guard played professionally in the National Basketball Association, winning two championships with the San Antonio Spurs. He won the 1996 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, Barry now works as a sports commentator for NBA on TNT and is a studio host for the NBA TV show NBA Gametime. Barry, born in Hempstead, New York, is the son of Hall of Famer Rick Barry, and was arguably the best player of the four basketball-playing Barry sons and his stepmother, Lynn Barry, was an accomplished basketball player in college. Brent, the second youngest, played his school basketball at athletic powerhouse De La Salle High School in Concord, California. Barry played four years on the Beavers basketball team of Oregon State University after redshirting his freshman season, Barry graduated from Oregon State with a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology in 1995. Brent and Erin Barry were married in 1998, after being together from the time they were both in high school, in 2010 it was reported that Brent Barry had filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences.
In December 2010 Erin Barry issued a statement denying the reports about an extra-marital affair being the cause of their separation, the divorce became final on January 5,2011, in Texas, they have joint custody of the children. Barry was generally considered a good passer and had three seasons where he averaged more than 5 assists per game, Barry was a strong three-point shooter, he currently ranks 13th all-time in career three-point field goals made and shot 40% from behind the arc for his career. He was on the San Antonio Spurs championship teams in 2005 and 2007 and he won the Slam Dunk Contest in the NBA All-Star Weekend in 1996 with a Julius Erving-inspired slam dunk in which he took off from the free throw line to sail in and dunk one-handed. He was the first caucasian player to win the competition, 1995–1998 After being drafted by the Denver Nuggets, Barry was traded immediately to the Los Angeles Clippers. In his rookie season, Brent made 1233 pointers, which broke the current rookie record, there Brent would average 10.4 ppg and 38% 3pt Field goal in 179 games.
In his second season, he and the Clippers attempted a run where Brent would average 11.7 ppg. The Clippers only went 3 games in the postseason while Barry was there,1998 Barry was traded to the Miami Heat the day before the February 20th trade deadline from Los Angeles for Isaac Austin. In Miami, Barry would only play 17 games, not starting any of the games, getting only 4.1 ppg.1999 Barry signed with the Bulls on January 25,1999 and signed a 6-year $27 million contract. He played only 37 of the 50 games played that season, starting 30 of those games, failing to fill the void of a Jordan-less Bulls, the team traded Brent for Hersey Hawkins and James Cotton from Seattle on August 12,1999. 1999–2004 Brent spent 4 seasons with the Seattle SuperSonics, Brent would begin his Seattle career as a back-up for fellow Oregon State alumnus Gary Payton. He would eventually move to play the point position as a starter, there he would average 11.2 ppg, make 669 3-point-shots, and start the majority of his NBA Career, and total 4,107 points
Jimmy Hal King is an American retired professional basketball player who played in the NBA and other leagues. He played all four years at Michigan and averaged 15 points per game as a senior in 1995 and he was a starter for teams that reached the tournament four times. Before this, he was a high school All-American basketball player at Plano East Senior High School in Plano, a city north of Dallas, Texas. King was selected by the Toronto Raptors in the round of the 1995 NBA Draft and played 62 games for them during the 1995–96 season. On July 24,1996, before the start of the 1996–97 season, he was traded to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for Ronald Popeye Jones, but King was eventually waived. King played a few seasons in Europe and with the Continental Basketball Association where he was the 1998 MVP with the Quad City Thunder and he played for the US national team in the 1998 FIBA World Championship, winning the bronze medal. He played for the Asheville Altitude in the NBDL, kings last chance to return to the NBA came before the 2000–01 NBA season where King was the final player cut on the defending Eastern Conference champion Indiana Pacers.
In a phone interview on the Jim Rome Show on November 30,2006, during the 2008–09 Michigan Wolverines season King served as a radio color commentator. Currently, King is the Program Director of H. Y. P. E, athletics Community, a nonprofit organization which provides academic and citizenship mentoring for youth in the Detroit area, and President of J King Solar Technologies. In August 2011, King was detained by police for failure to pay $17,000 in back support for his 17-year-old son. He was incarcerated at Michigans Oakland County Jail along with Jalen Rose, on January 27,2012, the case against King was dismissed after he paid the $17,000 in full. In 2016, King began his career as he became the head coach of the Ecorse Community High School mens basketball team in Ecorse
Kevin Maurice Garnett is an American former professional basketball player who played the power forward and center positions for 21 seasons in the National Basketball Association. In high school, Garnett was a 1995 McDonalds All-American at Farragut Career Academy and he entered the 1995 NBA draft, where he was selected with the fifth overall pick by the Minnesota Timberwolves and became the first NBA player drafted directly out of high school in 20 years. Garnett made an impact with the Minnesota Timberwolves, leading them to eight consecutive playoff appearances. In 2004, he led the Timberwolves to the Western Conference Finals, Garnett has been named to 15 All-Star Games, winning the All-Star MVP award in 2003, and is currently tied for third-most All-Star selections in NBA history. He was named the NBA Defensive Player of the Year in 2007–08, Garnett holds several Timberwolves franchise records. In 2007, after 12 seasons with the Timberwolves, Garnett joined the Boston Celtics in a blockbuster trade, in his first year with the Celtics, he helped lead them to the NBA championship, while finishing in third place for the MVP award.
In 2013, Garnett was included in a second headline trade that sent him to the Brooklyn Nets with longtime Celtic Paul Pierce, in 2015, Garnett was traded back to Minnesota. He announced his retirement from basketball in September 2016, Garnett was born on May 19,1976, in Greenville, South Carolina, to Shirley Garnett. He was the second of his mothers three children, Garnetts mother never married his father, OLewis McCullough, with their relationship ending shortly after his birth. Garnett grew up with his mother and stepfather, Ernest Irby, with whom he didnt get along, Garnett fell in love with the sport of basketball while attending Hillcrest Middle School, although he did not play organized basketball until high school. In his first three years of school, Garnett attended Mauldin High School in Mauldin, South Carolina. However, during the summer before his year of high school. Although not directly involved, Garnett was one of three students arrested for second-degree lynching, a charge that was expunged through a pre-trial intervention.
Due to the racially charged incident and fearful of being a target, Garnett decided to leave Mauldin High and transferred to Farragut Career Academy in Chicago and he led Farragut to a 28–2 record and was named National High School Player of the Year by USA Today. He was named Mr. Basketball for the state of Illinois after averaging 25.2 points,17.9 rebounds,6.7 assists and 6.5 blocks while shooting 66. 8% from the field. In four years of school, Garnett posted an impressive 2,553 points,1,809 rebounds and 737 blocked shots. In high school, Garnett played alongside Ronnie Fields, who became a professional basketball player. To mark the 35th anniversary of the McDonalds All-American High School Boys Basketball Game, Garnetts decision not to play college basketball was influenced in part by his failure to score well enough on the ACT test to meet NCAA requirements for freshman eligibility