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"These tours provide a sense of internal motivation that students just don't get by looking at pictures on websites or looking at a brochure,” said Alberto Chavarria, director of Guidance and College Counseling.
The Alhambra, San Gabriel, San Marino Chapter of Soroptimist will host a New Year's Charity Gala Saturday, Dec. 29, at the Hilton Pasadena.
Studies show that students who learn two or more languages have stronger, healthier brains with more connections to both right and left hemispheres and more flexible thinking, and they are more sought-after job candidates.
“These students represent a valuable national resource; recognizing their accomplishments, as well as the key role their school plays in their academic development, is vital to the advancement of educational excellence in our nation.”
The students were accompanied by Sr. Kathleen Callaway, president, and Alberto Chavarria, director of Guidance and College Counseling.
SPARK Academy is an onsite, comprehensive after-school program at Baldwin, Brightwood, Fremont, Garfield, Marguerita, Monterey Highlands, Park, Ramona, Repetto, and Ynez Elementary schools.
Social justice has always been an important element of Ramona’s curriculum both inside and outside the classroom. Each grade level has a unique social justice curricular focus.
Ramona Convent President Sister Kathleen Callaway, SNJM, was recognized as a 2018 Woman of Achievement in the field of education.
“I am grateful and humbled to be recognized in this way,” Sister Kathleen said. “Our Mission at Ramona Convent is to empower young women to become strong and confident members of society who will make a difference in the world."
One hundred percent of funds raised at the event benefit Soroptimist's programs.The programs improve the lives of women and girls locally and globally. Local boutiques will be featured in the show.
The Church will have a candlelight and carol service on Christmas eve.