Mountain Views News, Sierra Madre Edition [Pasadena] Saturday, September 30, 2017

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the “Welcome fence” in over 100 degree weather andthey made blankets for the cats and dogs of the shelter!
The Girl Scout silver award is the highest honor at theCadette level and gives the girls a chance to show thatthey are leaders who are organized, determined, anddedicated to improving the community. Bravo girls! 
This summer, three 7th grade Cadettes, from St. RitaSchool’s Troop 5361, completed their Silver AwardProject. The San Gabriel Valley Humane Society’sMeet and Greet shelter received a much needed 
facelift. Charlotte Bax, Sophia Kroe and LorielleCampos gardened on two separate occasions, painted 


Axel Tanner of Sierra Madre was selected as a Powell include developing a curriculum and teaching EnglishScholar for fall 2017 at University of the Pacific, withto a community in Dimen, China, and developing,
campuses in Stockton, Sacramento and San Francisco. Thetesting and distributing an intensive system for growingPowell Scholars Program, open to all majors, is Universitymicrogreens to provide a sustainable year-round food 
of the Pacific’s premier academic merit scholarship. Itsource. 
includes a substantial renewable tuition scholarship alongwith additional resources for research or creative activityAbout University of the Pacificand education abroad. Tanner is majoring in musicFounded in 1851 as the first chartered institution of higherindustry studies in the Conservatory of in California, University of the Pacific prepares

Powell Scholars are chosen through a highly competitivestudents for professional and personal success throughselection process, and, in addition to academic merit, mustrigorous academics, small classes, and a supportive andhave demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and superiorengaging culture. Widely recognized as one of the mostleadership skills at the high school level in both academicbeautiful private university campuses in the West, theand extracurricular activities. Tanner served as senior Stockton Campus offers more than 80 areas of study inpatrol leader of his Boy Scout Troop, and earned the rank9 schools and colleges, including 25 graduate programsof Eagle Scout. A scholar-athlete in high school, he was aand 10 accelerated programs. The university’s distinctivemember of the California Scholarship Federation, earnedNorthern California footprint also includes its San 
several academic awards and was captain of the PasadenaFrancisco Campus, home to the Arthur A. Dugoni SchoolHigh varsity baseball team. Tanner has also produced anof Dentistry and graduate programs in health, food andalbum of original fields, and Sacramento Campus, home to the

Throughout their program, the Scholars participatePacific McGeorge School of Law and graduate programs inin and initiate activities that promote leadership andhealth, education, public policy and data science. For morefoster community engagement. Some recent projects information, visit 



Good nutrition and sleep habits are key givens of wellness,will keep you healthier.
and the third element for teens and college students toVariety can mean 
explore is a strategic plan for fitness and exercise activitiesrelinquishing anythat will keep them active and healthier for decades to gender-preconceptionscome. at the gym door, as

To avoid what we call the “pathetic Ps” that materializewell. So what if you’rein the room at one’s 25th high school or college reunionthe big brute of a lad(paunchy, pasty, pouchy, pre-diabetic {or worse}), highdoing a 7 AM spin classschool and college students need to figure out how towith 20 young women? Zumba? A tap dance class? Manly 
defeat time management and inertia--enemies of fitnessgrace comes in all forms.
and exercise. Execute the right plan and you sleep better,For young women, who already betray early signs ofhave clearer skin, get higher grades now, and show up atbone loss by the college years, weight-bearing exercisereunion as if you’ve been drinking from the fountain ofwith all the major muscle groups three times a week won’tyouth. Well, kind of.bulk you up excessively--your testosterone levels aren’t so

In high school, your enemy can be the tightlyhigh as to turn you into the Hulk with makeup. But yourregimented nature of the week’s calendar that can conspirehipbones won’t look like Swiss cheese in your 50s, either.
against figuring out room for the right mix of aerobic andDon’t relish the steamy and occasionally pungentstrength-building exercise. Even student athletes, in or outenvirons of the gym? Assemble a fitness kit for yourself inof season, can benefit from an investment of a few hours high school and take it to college: get three or four variedof complementary exercise. If you’re building strengthelastic bands that you can use to build resistance andand bulk, for instance, as a football player, you can protectstretching sessions without going to the gym at all. Wearjoints and tendon insertions with a planned stretching andleg weights and/or wrist weights for an hour or two a dayyoga component to your week. If you’re a soccer playerwhen in school or on campus. Buy two one-litre bottles ofor distance runner, some upper body muscle developmentspring water. Drink the water. Refill the bottles with some 
translates into more endurance and keeps you from gettingaquarium sand or pebbles. Presto, you’ve got a pair of 12pushed off the ball on the barbells for yourself. And, tuck a jump rope into your

How to find time for these complementary kinds ofbackpack for some spot cardio bursts. Total cost to you willactivities? Small chunks of time that add up to perhapsbe less than $35.00. Book appointments with yourself now150 hours of activity a week would help teens and collegefor fitness and exercise, and your old friends will greet youstudents meet what a giant fitness study out of the Harvardat that reunion: “You look great, what’s your secret?”
Medical School poses as a reachable standard.Dr. Dan Golden was the founding director of Life Planning

College students have a less regimented school at the Vistamar School in El Segundo. He was a professor,
time schedule to manage, but they have other alluringprogram director and Dean for Work & Service-Learning atdistractions in their lives. Booking three 40 minuteWheaton College (MA), and now consults with individuals,
workouts at the school fitness center (you’re paying for thoseschools and educational districts on college access, post-
glossy Bally-level facilities anyhow) each week, going withgraduate study and career planning agendas. 
three friends at a time, and adding variety to one’s workouts 

200 N. Michillinda Sierra Madre, Ca. 91024 
(626) 355-3463 Head of School: Julia V. FanaraE-mail address: 
Arcadia High School180 Campus Drive Arcadia, CA 91007Phone: (626) 821-8370, Principal: Brent 
Arroyo Pacific Academy41 W. Santa Clara St. Arcadia, Ca, 
(626) 294-0661 Principal: Phil ClarkeE-mail address: 
Barnhart School 
240 W. Colorado Blvd Arcadia, Ca. 91007 
(626) 446-5588 Head of School: EthanWilliamson 
Kindergarten - 8th gradewebsite: 
Bethany Christian School93 N. Baldwin Ave. Sierra Madre, Ca. 91024(626) 355-3527Preschool-TK-8th Grade 
Principal: Dr. William Walnerwebsite: www. 
Clairbourn School 
8400 Huntington DriveSan Gabriel, CA 91775Phone: 626-286-3108 ext. 172 
FAX: 626-286-1528 
Foothill Oaks Academy822 Bradbourne Ave., Duarte, CA 91010 
(626) 301-9809Co-Principals Nancy Lopez and Diane 
Frostig School971 N. Altadena Drive Pasadena, CA 91107(626) 791-1255Head of School: Jenny Janetzke 
The Gooden School 
192 N. Baldwin Ave. Sierra Madre, Ca. 91024(626) 355-2410Head of School, Carl Parke 
High Point Academy1720 Kinneloa Canyon Road Pasadena, Ca. 
Head of School: Gary Stern 626-798-8989 
La Salle High School 
3880 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. Pasadena, Ca. 
(626) 351-8951 website: 
Principal Mrs. Courtney Kassakhian 
Monrovia High School325 East Huntington Drive, Monrovia, CA 91016(626) 471-2800 Principal Darvin JacksonEmail: 
Odyssey Charter School725 W. Altadena Dr. Altadena, Ca. 91001(626) 229-0993 Head of School: Lauren O’Neillwebsite: 
Pasadena High School2925 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. Pasadena, Ca.
(626) 396-5880 Principal: Roberto Hernandezwebsite: 
St. Rita Catholic School 
322 N. Baldwin Ave. Sierra Madre, Ca. 91024Principal Joan Harabedian (626) 355-9028website: 
Sierra Madre Elementary School141 W. Highland Ave, Sierra Madre, Ca. 91024(626) 355-1428 Principal: Esther SalinasE-mail address: 
Sierra Madre Middle School 
160 N. Canon Sierra Madre, Ca. 91024(626) 836-2947 Principal: Garrett NewsomE-mail address: 
Walden School 
74 S San Gabriel Blvd 
Pasadena, CA 91107 (626) 
Weizmann Day School1434 N. Altadena Dr. Pasadena, Ca. 91107(626) 797-0204Lisa Feldman: Head of School 
Wilson Middle School 
300 S. Madre St. Pasadena, Ca. 91107(626) 449-7390 Principal: Ruth EsselnE-mail address: 
Pasadena Unified School District 
351 S. Hudson Ave., Pasadena, Ca. 91109(626) 396-3600 Website: www.pusd@pusd.usrcadia Unified School District 
234 Campus Dr., Arcadia, Ca. 91007 
(626) 821-8300 Website: 
Monrovia Unified School District 
325 E. Huntington Dr., Monrovia, Ca. 91016 
(626) 471-2000 Website: www.monroviaschools. 
Duarte Unified School District 
1620 Huntington Dr., Duarte, Ca. 91010 
(626)599-5000 Website: 

Leaving the familiar world of high school can be 
intimidating for young adults, especially for those withlearning challenges. The Frostig Center invites the public tohear two experts discuss the array of resources and supportsthat are available to recent high school graduates who havelearning differences.

Michelle Hernandez, a counselor at Citrus College inAzusa, will be the guest speaker on Thursday, October 12,
from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at The Frostig Center. Ms. Hernandezwill discuss the support services that are available at thecommunity college level and the process that students mustfollow to obtain this support.

Ms. Hernandez will be joined by Jennifer Quirina, who isthe Transition Director at Frostig School. Ms. Quirina willdiscuss the many options students have after high schoolgraduation, including vocational programs and employment 
support. Admission is free. 

The Frostig Center is located at 971 N. Altadena Drive inPasadena. The Frostig Center is a non-profit organization thatstrives to improve the lives of children with learning differencesthrough research, teacher training, and Frostig School. Frostig alsoprovides services to young adults with learning differences who aretransitioning to college and work. For additional information about 
The Frostig Center, call (626) 791-1255 or visit our website at www. 

Jennifer Quirina

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