The Pasadena Unified Weekly News Roundup

first_img First Heatwave Expected Next Week Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Business: Marketing Column The Pasadena Unified Weekly News Roundup From STAFF REPORTS Published on Thursday, January 19, 2012 | 5:52 pm HerbeautyA Mental Health Chatbot Which Helps People With DepressionHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhat Is It That Actually Makes French Women So Admirable?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyEase Up! Snake Massages Are Real And Do Wonders!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyDo You Feel Like Hollywood Celebrities All Look A Bit Similar?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeauty 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. Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Business News 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 Top of the News 25 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it center_img Community News Subscribe Make a comment EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Community News More Cool Stuff Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  • Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) students celebrated the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday with service activities and art and essay contests. Students and families joined community leaders and district officials at a day of service at Madison Elementary in honor of the civil rights leader.• At its regular meeting on January 17, the PUSD Board of Education approved 15 summer courses offered by the Pasadena Educational Foundation as part of its 2012 high school summer program at Marshall Fundamental School, discussed the Superintendent’s goals, and approved the district’s Local Educational Agency (LEA) Plan Addendum for Program Improvement Year I.• Jackson Elementary has won a $5,000 Toolbox for Education grant from Lowe’s that will be used to combine science with outdoor exploration. Jackson was selected from among 1,500 applicants nationwide for an outdoor classroom. With help from Lowe’s employees and community volunteers, Jackson Elementary will transform a classroom patio into a world of discovery for students, and complement the school’s science lab. Visit www.jackson.pasadenausd.org for more information.• PUSD’s Annual Open Enrollment “school of choice” application period continues. Applications are accepted online through February 1. Visit www.openenrollment.info for more information. Computers are available at the following dates and locations:Date/Time/LocationThrough February 1 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Welcome Center, Rm. 121, PUSD, 351 S. Hudson Ave., PasadenaJanuary 25 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.  PUSD Computer Lab, Ed CenterJanuary 27  During school hours SchoolsJanuary 28 8:00 – 11:00 a.m.   PUSD Computer LabThe Weeks AheadFriday, January 201:45 p.m. Longfellow Elementary School’s PTA hosts a celebration of the school’s 100th Anniversary with a special birthday cake. PUSD Superintendent and community leaders are scheduled to attend. Longfellow Elementary, 1065 E. Washington Blvd., PasadenaSaturday, January 218:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. High school seniors are invited to attend “Cash for College” workshops where they and their families can get help filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other forms required to receive college scholarships and grants. Pasadena High School, 2925 E. Sierra Madre Blvd., Pasadena Visit www.calgrants.org for more information. Cash for College workshops are offered at John Muir High School on Saturday, January 28, from 9 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., and Friday, February 24 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. John Muir High School, College & Career Center Lab E-524, 1905 Lincoln Ave., Pasadena2:00 p.m. One hundred Pasadena High School dance students will perform Gravity, the school’s winter dance concert. They’ll perform jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, traditional Latin and African with live drumming. Don’t miss this high energy free event! Memorial Park, 222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra MadreMonday, January 236:15 – 8:30 p.m. The Special Education Community Advisory Committee will hold its monthly meeting, an open forum on the search for the next Executive Director of Special Education. Questions can be sent in advance to [email protected] Edison Professional Development Complex, 119 W. Palm Avenue, Altadena. Childcare and translation provided. For more information, visit http://cac.pasadenausd.org .Tuesday, January 246:30 – 8:30 p.m. Spanish and Chinese language classes for Kindergarteners! Learn about PUSD dual language immersion programs in Spanish and Mandarin Chinese and meet parents, teachers and school principals. The event includes a screening of “Speaking in Tongues,” a documentary about four children and their journey in language immersion programs. Pasadena Central Library, Donald Wright Auditorium, 285 E. Walnut, Pasadena. RSVP to [email protected], January 314:30 p.m. The Board of Education will hold a special meeting. Note that the start time is subject to change. PUSD Board Room, 351 S. Hudson Ave., Pasadena. Agendas are posted Fridays before the Board meetings at www.pusd.us.Wednesday, January 25 – Friday, January 27Times vary PUSD high school students take semester final exams.Friday, January 27      PUSD’s first semester endsSaturday, January 281:00 p.m. The PUSD Districting Taskforce will hold a public meeting to get input on proposed mapsfor the development of new sub-regional districts to elect School Board Members. The taskforce and technical team will present information about the districting process, mapping methods, and how you can participate to complete this process.Visit www.districting-task-force.pasadenausd.org. Altadena Public Library, 600 E. Mariposa St., Altadena.Monday, February 28:00 a.m. PUSD’s second semester beginsTime TBA: PUSD District Spelling Bee, Sierra Madre School Auditorium, 141 W. 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HHI to build next-gen KDX-III destroyer for ROK Navy

first_img View post tag: Sejong the Great-class View post tag: ROK Navy Back to overview,Home naval-today HHI to build next-gen KDX-III destroyer for ROK Navy October 11, 2019, by The South Korean defense procurement agency (DAPA) has awarded Hyundai Heavy Industries a contract for the construction of the first upgraded Sejong the Great-class (KDX-III) destroyer for the Republic of Korea Navy.Valued at 676.6 billion won (approx. $565 million), the contract will see the shipbuilder deliver the ship by November 2024.The yet-to-be-named lead ship of the second batch of KDX-III destroyers will be four meters longer than the first three destroyers in the class.Equipped with the Aegis combat system and the added capability of launching SM-3 missiles, the 170-meter ship will also be capable of performing the ballistic missile defense role.The first of three ships planned for construction will also feature a more powerful sonar for anti-submarine warfare.The first batch of three Sejong the Great-class destroyers was commissioned between 2008 and 2012. Worth noting is the fact that the destroyers carry an impressive 128 VLS cells, including the Mk 41 vertical launch system and the Korean Vertical Launching System (K-VLS). For comparison, the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class Aegis destroyers and Japan’s Atago-class Aegis destroyers are fitted with 90 VLS cells. navaltoday Authorities View post tag: KDX-III Share this article View post tag: HHI HHI to build next-gen KDX-III destroyer for ROK Navylast_img read more

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Senators Vote for Border Closure

first_imgSeated in an unlit Chamber, Senators of the 53rd Legislature Tuesday, April 1st, voted to work in collaboration with the House of Representatives to bid President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf declare a State of Emergency and order Liberia’s borders with Guinea—and if necessary, those with Sierra Leone and La Côte d’Ivoire—closed.That move, the Senators believe, will help health workers cut down the number of people moving in and out of the country and, axiomatically (obviously, goes without saying) reduce the incidence (frequency, rate) of carriers of the Ebola virus, entering through the country’s porous land borders.According to the motion proffered by Maryland County Senator John Ballout, the leaderships of the two Houses will work with the Executive to encourage the President to declare state of emergency.The Senators’ action was taken immediately after the Chairman on the Senate Committee on Gender, Health, Social Welfare, Women & Children Affairs, Dr.(MD) Peter Sonpon Coleman, had briefed the lawmakers on the status of the Ebola virus.Senator Coleman, who supports the eventual closure of the borders as the last measure to contain the virus, disclosed that the latest report from the Du Side Hospital in Harbel, Firestone, where the only living carrier is hospitalized, said there was encouraging news that her condition was improving, and that she is no longer rejecting her food intake.Quoting a report from Lofa County, Sen. Coleman said the Superintendent of that county has ordered a stop to residents going into Guinea, a decision many in that border town have accepted.The briefing was greeted with mixed reactions, though all supported measures that would contain the virus.For instance, Senator Jewel Howard-Taylor warned that news about the Ebola virus is causing lots of panic in the communities; she suggested that the Senate act more decisively.The Bong County senior Senator said some parents have begun taking their children out of school, fearing they might contract the virus.Bomi County Senator Sando Dazoe Johnson, however, reiterated the call for the President to address the nation and thereafter declare a state of emergency; he said that the situation has gone beyond the Minister of Health and Social Welfare making mere daily briefings, and that it was time for decisive, national action.Meanwhile, there are reports that Ministers of Health of ECOWAS are scheduled to attend a conference in Monrovia next week. It is believed that containing the Ebola virus will be high on their agenda.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Club legend released by Crystal Palace

first_imgCrystal Palace have released former England striker Andy Johnson, the Premier League club have announced.The 33-year-old club legend returned to the Eagles in September on a free transfer after coming to the end of his deal at fellow London club Queens Park Rangers.He was named in then-manager Neil Warnock’s 25-man Premier League squad but went on to make just one appearance this season – their Capital One Cup defeat to Newcastle in September.And Johnson, who scored 84 goals in 160 games in his first four-year spell at Palace, is now on the search for a new club after seeing his short-term contract at Selhurst Park expire.Following his release, the striker said: “It was great to be back at Palace, if only for a short time.“I wish everyone at the club and those great supporters every success for the rest of the season.” 1 Crystal Palace legend Andy Johnson last_img read more

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