Carver Parents Run in ‘Stride’

A group of Carver Elementary School parents gathered recently at Stride, a treadmill running studio in Pasadena, and collectively burned more than 7,500 calories in a 55-minute high intensity interval running/walking class. After the class, each participant received a special “Carver Rocks!” workout towel and smoothie generously donated by Robeks Juice, while Stride raffled off T-shirts and sweatshirts.

Photos courtesy Carver Elementary School
Annie Chui (front row, from left), Nicolett Fuerst, Jennifer Park, Cathy Newton and Jameela Gabriel. Back: Brenda Ho, Alice Chen, Michelle Kwok, Amy Morris, Una Battaglia, Tieu-My Nguyen and Gloria Hou.

There was a special Carver connection — Stride was founded by Katie Ownbey, who grew up in San Marino and is a Carver alumna, and Misa Dugally, whose two daughters attended Carver. The event was one of several buy-in parties offered in conjunction with Carver’s recent parent party; 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Carver’s PTA. Stride is located at 905 Granite Drive.

Girl Scouts Make ‘Whatchamacallits’ at SWAPS Workshop

San Marino Girl Scout Troop 15121 Cadettes hosted a SWAPS-making workshop at the Hill-Harbison House recently. More than 50 San Marino Girl Scouts from various troops were in attendance. The Scouts enjoyed teaching and learning how to make the traditional Girl Scout craft called SWAPS, which means “Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere.” Girl Scout SWAPS are made to be traded later with other troops at various Girl Scout events.

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Student Takeover at Carver

Photo courtesy Amy Morris
Carver Elementary School student Hera Sun served as principal of her school for a day last week. Following in the footsteps of Principal Michael Lin, her predecessor and successor, Sun made her rounds to classrooms and announced extra recess for her peers that day.