Alverno Welcomes Grandparents and Special Friends to Campus

first_img Community News 0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Make a comment More Cool Stuff Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Top of the News Herbeauty10 Most Influential Women In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyKate Beckinsale Was Shamed For Being “Too Old” To Wear A BikiniHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyAmazing Sparks Of On-Screen Chemistry From The 90-sHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThis Is What Happens To Your Face After DermaplaningHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Things A Man Will Do Only If He Really Loves YouHerbeautyHerbeauty Alverno High School recently welcomed over 115 grandparents and special friends to campus to participate in Alverno’s annual Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Day.Grandparents and special friends were treated to a morning reception in the Alverno library before joining the rest of the student body for Thanksgiving Liturgy. The Liturgy, officiated by Father Tim Klosterman from St. John’s Seminary in Camarillo, not only celebrated Thanksgiving but also called on students to be thankful for all of the wonderful lessons and memories they shared with their grandparents and special friends.Following Liturgy, grandparents and special friends were invited to attend classes with their student hosts. While visiting classes, grandparents and special friends were encouraged to share stories about their own time as students, how the world has changed, and even how they got their grandparent nicknames! Grandparents and special friends shared how they spent their time as children and how times have changed. Some classes even issued assignments encouraging students to live more like their grandparents and special friends for a day by giving up technology and writing about their experiences.After their classroom visits, the entire school community, including grandparents and special friends, enjoyed a Thanksgiving Feast on the lawns north of the Villa del Sol d’ Oro. The special event, organized by the Class of 2018 and Advancement Office, provided the entire school community with the opportunity to celebrate Thanksgiving together and share their gratitude for the many blessings in their lives.“Our grandparents and special friends are not only important family members but wonderful teachers and role models,” said Julia V. Fanara, Head of School. “Each of them has played an important role in the development of the young women in their life and each has helped to mold them into the individuals they are. We are thankful to have their support in empowering each young woman to be exactly the person she wants to be.”About Alverno High SchoolAlverno High School is a progressive Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for young women dedicated to preparing them to function in a society as informed, knowledgeable persons, who have the requisite skills to make and implement mature decisions about complex problems. Enlivened by the spirit of its Immaculate Heart Community sponsors, and mindful of the Franciscan roots of its founders, Alverno’s program—academic, spiritual, aesthetic, social, and physical—is shaped by the staff, trustees, and students in light of the world for which the students are being educated. Alverno’s mission is to empower each young woman to be exactly the person she wants to be and since 1960, Alverno has empowered more than 4,500 women to meet that goal. For more information about Alverno High School, please call (626) 355-3463 or visit www.alverno-hs.org. Education Alverno Welcomes Grandparents and Special Friends to Campus Alverno students and grandparents enjoyed Thanksgiving Liturgy and Feast together From STAFF REPORTS Published on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 | 11:36 am Subscribecenter_img First Heatwave Expected Next Week EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,PCC – EducationVirtual Schools PasadenaDarrell Done EducationHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Business News Community Newslast_img read more

Severe weather in Northeast and Midwest, Tropical Storm Cristobal in Gulf of Mexico

first_imgABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Severe weather has moved through a wide swath of land overnight all the way from Colorado to New York. There were nine reported tornadoes Tuesday from Colorado to Minnesota and damaging winds of up to 74 mph were reported in Iowa overnight. In Minnesota and Nebraska, huge hail as large as baseball sized fell in the area damaging cars and property. Flash flooding was reported overnight in Buffalo, New York, where some cars were stuck in the flood waters. The same storm system that brought all the severe weather to the Midwest will stretch Wednesday from New York City to Rapid City. The biggest threat for straight line damaging winds and a few tornadoes will be in the Northeast from New York City to Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon. Severe storms will also be possible from Dakotas to Ohio Valley where damaging winds and hail will be the biggest threat.We are watching Tropical Storm Cristobal Wednesday morning as it meanders near Mexico and brings deadly flash flooding to Central America and Mexico. Cristobal has winds of 60 mph Wednesday morning, making it a strong tropical storm.After meandering near Mexico for the next few days, Cristobal could weaken as it interacts with the land there. Depending on how much it weakens in Mexico over the next few days, this will determine its strengthen and size as it moves towards the U.S. by the end of the weekend. By Friday night into Saturday, Cristobal is forecast to regain its strength and move north towards the Gulf Coast of the United States. By Sunday night, Cristobal will approach the central Gulf Coast as a tropical storm with winds possible around 65 mph. The biggest threat with Cristobal for the United States will be flooding rain, storm surge and gusty winds. The spaghetti models for Cristobal indicates that the storm will strike somewhere in the central Gulf Coast by the end of the weekend into early next week.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved. read more

Stat Centre

first_imgCoffee shops and cafés are playing a “notable” role in the longer-term trend among consumers for frequent eating out of home, according to new research by Allegra Strategies.In the first phase of a major research programme, How Britain Eats, Allegra found 51% of consumers would choose to have a meal in a coffee shop or café.Restaurants remain the most popular choice at 79%, followed by friends or relatives’ homes at 75% and pubs at 56%. Fast food outlets (35%) and sandwich bars (28%) were the sixth and seventh most-popular choices. Only 5% of consumers said they would not eat out in a typical three-month period.last_img