It’s Back To School for Parents Too at La Cañada’s Parent Education Program

first_img Make a comment First Heatwave Expected Next Week Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Education It’s Back To School for Parents Too at La Cañada’s Parent Education Program This year classes will begin the week of September 11-13 which parents meeting once/week throughout the year. From CAMILLE TUCKER Published on Monday, September 3, 2012 | 1:11 pm faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,PCC – EducationVirtual Schools PasadenaDarrell Done EducationHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Community News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Community News Top of the News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy center_img HerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Trends To Look Like An Eye-Candy And 6 To Forget AboutHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Swears He’s Ready For Another Relationship. Is He Really?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyCreative Ways To Burn Calories That Require Little EffortHerbeautyHerbeauty Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena More Cool Stuff Jules and MillieThe excitement of each school year brings a natural dose of uncertainty for the back-to-school ride. Sure some staples remain the same, but transitioning children and their parents to the next grade creates a whole host of new questions– even for the most experienced families.LCPC Parent Education’s Program is prepared to help. Offering a thirteen class line-up with age-specific topics, LCPC’s Parent Education guides parents through childhood challenges from preparing babies first foods to prepping for the SATs. As the tagline boasts, “If you have a child 0-18… we have a class for you!”For 34 years, LCPC’s Parent Education Program has maintained its legacy of quality education and reputable staff. Currently, approximately 400 parents and children from 22 cities come to campus every week, driving within a 30 mile radius of La Canada! This year classes will begin the week of September 11-13 which parents meeting once/week throughout the year.Mom of six, Nanette Brown, will be back in action teaching her acclaimed First Year Babies class as well as a Non-separating Toddler class on both Wednesdays & Thursdays. Mary Van Amringe will be again advising parents in her time-tested Two-Year-Old classes that have been popular for over a decade. Former elementary teacher, Sloan Walsh, will inspire preschoolers and their parents in the action pack Three/Fours Class–slated on Wednesday afternoons to accommodate all pre-school schedules. She will also address family dynamics and brain development in the successful new Family Class where you bring all your children 0-5.Shining Star award winner and Parent Coach/Columnist, Jan Roberts, will once again be returning to teach her highly regarded Parents of Elementary Kids & Parents of Tweeners. Due to popular demand, beloved educator, Cary Horne, will also be teaching a second Tweeners Class-and as well as the popular Parenting Teens.LCPC Parent Education has also added both a Discussion Time Only option so parents can attend while their children are in pre-school-as well as affordable childcare during all classes. Class listings and online registration are available at www.lacanadapc.org or call (818) 790-6708 ext 205 for a “free trial class,” before you make a financial commitment!About La Cañada Presbyterian ChurchLa Cañada Presbyterian Church (LCPC) began in 1948 with 158 members and a vision to reach the world for Jesus Christ. That early church was built quite literally on faith and charity from remainder brick and an operating budget that turned just about all of its revenue into active ministry. Through 65 years of outreach, LCPC grew to 2,000 active attendees doing ministry throughout Southern California and in 40 countries around the world. In 2010 the church completed a campus expansion which doubled its physical base for ministry and kept its historical sanctuary as the heart of the new grounds.La Cañada Presbyterian Church, 626 Foothill Boulevard, La Cañada. Info: www.lacanadapc.org and (818) 790-6708.About LCPC’s Parent EducationFor 33 years, LCPC’s Parent Education Program has maintained its legacy of quality education and reputable staff. Currently, the program offers 13 parent education classes per week for parents of children who are newborns through age 18. Parents of children zero through five attend Parent & Child Classes, while parents of elementary, tween and teen children attend Parent Only Classes. Approximately 400 parents and children from 22 cities come on campus every week for parent education—driving from a 30-mile radius of La Cañada. EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Subscribe 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. 4 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Business Newslast_img read more

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Limerick invention could help solve global water crisis

first_imgEmail Professor Michael Zaworotko at work in the University of Limerick’s Bernal Institute.Photo: Sean CurtinA new material developed at the University of Limerick could help solve the global water crisis by producing water from air.The material has favourable properties for absorbing and releasing water from the atmosphere with the potential to provide water in drought-hit regions.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Professor Michael Zaworotko, Research Professor at University of Limerick’s Bernal Institute, has developed the crystalline material after decades of research.It has been developed as a commercially viable nanomaterial by Molecule RND, an international incubator fund established at UL to work in collaboration with Prof Zaworotko.Molecule already has orders for the first available commercial units, with a prototype water generator delivering water with low purity without any filtration.Stating that the material could replace the silica traditionally used in dehumidification systems in buildings, Prof Zaworotko said that it would require substantially less energy to maintain air quality in buildings around the world,”The material could also capture water from the atmosphere in arid regions.“Even in zones of very low humidity, there is still some water in the atmosphere. This material could be applied to capture the water from the air, meaning you could potentially grow crops there.“Without water, there is no life. About one-third of the world’s population does not have access to pure water and this technology helps to solve that problem,” he added. Facebook University of Limerick ceases funding for off-campus Garda COVID-patrols after sanctioning students following massive street party TAGSeducationLimerick City and CountyNewsResearchUniversity of Limerick University of Limerick research identifies secrets of Fantasy Premier League success Decision on FIBA European Championships in Limerick to be made in May Ann & Steve Talk Stuff | Episode 44 | Immersive Software Engineering Gardai make arrests following chaotic student party near University of Limerick Printcenter_img Linkedin Advertisement Previous articleGlobal Limerick Company Shortlisted for National AwardNext articleDrugs epidemic threatens to engulf Limerick City Meghan Brosnan NewsEducationLimerick invention could help solve global water crisisBy Meghan Brosnan – October 31, 2019 292 Twitter WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick nurse helping the fight against COVID-19, calls for round the clock garda patrols near University of Limerick following “out of control” student parties last_img read more

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Kay combines 4th IMCA Late Model crown with Modified success

first_imgJustin Kay raised the IMCA modern era bar by winning his career fourth national Late Model crown. At left is Clay Smith of Speedway Motors and at right is IMCA President Brett Root. (Photo by Bruce Badgley, Motorsports Photography)WHEATLAND, Iowa – A driver who has an appreciation for racing history and all the numbers that go into the sport made IMCA Late Model history this season.Justin Kay became the first four-time national champion in the modern era of the division, winning 16 features and finishing in the top five in 30 of his 33 starts.He was also one of just two IMCA drivers winning track championships in different divisions, topping both Late Model and Modified point standings at Farley Speedway.“Winning the national championship is always in the back of your mind at the start of the year. Deery Brothers races counted toward national points this year and we had early success in the series,” said Kay, from Wheatland, Iowa. “In May, we decided to keep racing at Farley and see how things played out.”A five-time winner on the Late Model tour circuit and in weekly shows at Farley, Kay also collected three checkers at Dubuque Speedway and single wins at Davenport Speedway and Maquoketa Speedway.His sole out-of-state victory came on opening night of the One Night Stand at LaSalle, Ill., Speedway.“The big thing for us continued to be maintenance on the car and that is a tribute to my crew,” Kay said. “We just don’t have the failures that prevent us from finishing races. I think the worst thing that happened this year was a broken oil pump and that was on a night when we still managed to finish fourth.”Kay wrote his own chapter in the IMCA history book on June 13 at West Liberty Raceway, when he became the first driver to win Deery Brothers Summer Series and Arnold Motor Supply Hawkeye Dirt Tour Modified events on the same night.“It’s always pretty neat to be able to do something that no one else has done,” noted Kay, “and it’s neat to have had the opportunity to do it. We weren’t sure at the start of the year how often we would race the Modified.”His numbers in the open wheeled class show success similar to the Late Model: Eleven wins and 16 total top five finishes in 22 starts.“There are a lot of things I like about racing both divisions, Kay said. “Usually I’m out there in the Modified before the Late Model so I get a feel for what the track is like, which gives me a bit of an advantage. More laps is always better.”Two of his biggest wins of the season came Sept 22 and 23. Kay earned $5,000 for both his Friday night’s Modified Governor’s Cup win and the Saturday win in the Liberty 100 Deery finale at West Liberty.“The Liberty 100 always seems to be one of my season highlights. It’s 100 laps and I always seem to do well in long races,” he said. “We had to restart at the back (on the 26th lap) and were able to keep going and get the lead at the end.”Kay was fourth and scored a $10,750 payday at Batesville Motor Speedway’s inaugural Race For Hope 74 the following weekend.“That race was a blast. Promoter Mooney Starr and (race sponsor) Mark Martin are neat to be around,” he said. “I love the track. They did so many little things to make it a neat weekend. I can’t wait to go back next year.”Kay had also won national Late Model titles from 2013-2015 and shared the previous career mark with Darrel DeFrance, Ray Guss Jr. and Rob Toland.He now has 81 career wins in the division, ninth on the divisional list since 1987 and tied for 13th with Dick Hutcherson on the all-time list.Starts-33                                                    Wins-16                                                      Additional Top Fives-14HIS CREW: Parents and car owners Ricky and Brenda Kay, Tyson Gheer, Tyler Madigan, Scott Fitzpatrick and cousin Jason Kay.HIS SPONSORS: Kay Farms and Elevator, Wheatland Ag Center, JMR Gheer’d Up Race Cars, Petersen Insurance, Wheatland Auto Body, JR’s Place Bar & Grill and HeineeJo’s Bar & Grill, all of Wheatland; Crop Production Services and Dow Agri-Science/Abby Inglis, both of Wyoming; Hoker Trucking of Dixon; Grove Automotive of Dubuque; Doug Nigh’s RPMS of Maquoketa; Allstar Performance of Watervliet, Mich.; Performance Bodies of Cedar Falls; JRi Shocks of Mooresville, N.C.; Sweet Manufacturing of Kalamazoo, Mich.; Wilwood of Camarillo, Calif.; Eibach Springs of Corona, Calif.; Wehrs Machine of Bangor, Wis.; Chase Race Decals of Ames; Real Wheels of Independence; Callies Crankshafts of Fostoria, Ohio; DMI/Bulldog Rear Ends of Lancaster, Pa.; Dynamic Drivelines and Karl Performance, both of Des Moines; and Mycogen Seeds, Cary Gruenwald of Lost Nation.last_img read more

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USC Upstate looks to end streak vs Hampton

first_imgUSC Upstate looks to end streak vs Hampton February 28, 2020 LEADING THE WAY: The electric Jermaine Marrow is averaging 24 points and 6.5 assists to lead the charge for the Pirates. Ben Stanley is also a big contributor, putting up 22.4 points and 7.3 rebounds per game. The Spartans have been led by Everette Hammond, who is averaging 13.8 points and 4.4 rebounds.OFFENSIVE THREAT: Marrow has directly created 53 percent of all Hampton field goals over the last three games. The senior guard has 21 field goals and 24 assists in those games.WINLESS WHEN: South Carolina Upstate is 0-14 when scoring fewer than 64 points and 11-5 when scoring at least 64.COLD SPELL: South Carolina Upstate has lost its last three road games, scoring 61.7 points, while allowing 75.7 per game.DID YOU KNOW: Hampton has attempted the fifth-most free throws in all of Division I. The Pirates have averaged 24.7 free throws per game. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditSouth Carolina Upstate (11-19, 6-11) vs. Hampton (13-17, 8-9)Hampton Convocation Center, Hampton, Virginia; Saturday, 4:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Hampton looks to extend South Carolina Upstate’s conference losing streak to five games. South Carolina Upstate’s last Big South win came against the Charleston Southern Buccaneers 66-52 on Feb. 10. Hampton lost 81-78 to Radford in its most recent game.center_img Associated Press ___For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.comlast_img read more

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USC executives support homeless youth

first_imgThose who participated in the sleep out spent all of Thursday night in a Hollywood parking lot. (Photo courtesy of Laura Ponder)As the clock struck 7 p.m. on Nov. 15, USC Chief Information Security Officer Gus Anagnos, USC Director of Finance and Accounting Laura Ponder and eight other University executives arrived at the Los Angeles location of Covenant House California, ready to spend the night in a parking lot.They joined over a hundred other individuals to sleep outside Thursday night in solidarity with homeless youth at Covenant House California, a nonprofit shelter that provides support and services to young homeless individuals. Over 550,000 people face homelessness every day in the United States, according to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Los Angeles County alone has nearly 5,000 homeless youth, according to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. Many of the executives said Anagnos was responsible for getting them involved. Anagnos is also on the Covenant House California Board of Directors.“Gus’s courage is contagious,” said Ponder. “He invited us to join the Covenant House to sleep out in solidarity with youth experiencing homelessness.” The event, held annually by Covenant House California, is intended to fundraise for homeless young people by asking friends, family and others to support the Covenant House’s mission. Participants sleep out in solidarity “so homeless youth don’t have to,” Covenant House California Board Chair Paul Hanneman said. On Thursday night, participants laid out sleeping bags in the parking lot. After sleeping out on the pavement with the other 30 teams, USC executives said they found the experience humbling.“There [were] a couple times where I was so uncomfortable, I wanted to go home,” said Sandra Taylor, USC’s information security governance and risk management director. “But if you’re actually [homeless], you don’t get that opportunity.”The Covenant House raised over $150,000 more than last year in the California sleep outs. As of Sunday, over $800,000 was raised. USC alone contributed just over $30,000, surpassing their goal of $25,000.The funds are expected to go toward increasing the number of beds in Covenant House shelters — just over 200 beds are offered in California. The Covenant House California hopes to expand to 300 beds in the next three years and serve over 5,000 young people annually, Chief Executive Officer of the Covenant House California Board of Directors Bill Bedrossian said.“[These homeless young people] are smart, they are beautiful [and] they have hopes and dreams,” Bedrossian said. “We get to be a catalyst to help them achieve those dreams.”For all of the USC participants, this was their first time attending the sleep out. “This [was] the highlight of my week,” Ponder said, who fundraised $3,000.During the sleep out, the executives went on a tour of the Los Angeles facility where the board members discussed the resources the Covenant House offers to homeless youth. Alumni and current youth of the Covenant House California shared their own stories about facing homelessness and how the Covenant House California helped them to grow and thrive.Many of the USC executives found the experience humbling. “We were able to experience [homeless youth’s] testimony. It’s incredible,” USC Facilities Human Resources Interim Director Ana Zavaleta said. “We’re so blinded [about] what can actually happen, so I’m just really grateful.”Anagnos said he wants to continue to be involved with the Covenant House California and future fundraisers and hopes to connect with more homeless students to match them with resources.“I never want to sleep out on the street again, because that was the most uncomfortable experience,” Anagnos said. “It was a pretty amazing experience and I’m hopeful that we’re going to end this.”last_img read more

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