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NEWS
July 21, 2001
I read the article, "Indian mascot still at school," by Gary Moskowitz in the July 11 edition. I thought that I should respond. My personal feeling is that the Indian should be retained, purely for the sake of tradition. I understand that when John Burroughs became a high school, the student body selected its own mascot, the Indian. Since the school is being renovated, why not involve the student body in the process of retaining the Indian mascot or selecting a new one?
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NEWS
March 19, 2005
Burbank Unified School District overall: 751 -- 2004 API base 2004 statewide rank 2005 API target ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS Walt Disney 779 7 780 Elementary Thomas Edison 789 8 790 Elementary Ralph Emerson 818 8 A Elementary Bret Harte 807 8 A Elementary Thomas Jefferson 837 9 A Elementary William McKinley 747 6 750 Elementary Joaquin Miller 787 7 788 Elementary ...
NEWS
November 15, 2003
REAL ESTATE SECTION Homes, sweet homes Let the Real Estate Guide from today's Leader, with comprehensive listings from the Burbank, Glendale and foothill areas, help you find the right place. NEWS The crowning touch This year's homecoming courts from Burbank and John Burroughs high schools took to Burroughs' Memorial Field before the start of the 55th annual Big Game between the two schools. SEE PAGE A3. INDEX Around Town, A14 City Council Agenda, A13 Classifieds, A18-19 Community Forum, A2 People, A6 Police Report, A13 Sports, A16-17 Vacation Photos, A8 Weekend, A4-5 WEATHER Partly cloudy throughout the weekend, with a 30% chance of showers overnight.
NEWS
August 5, 2000
Erin Park BURBANK -- In preparation for major construction at John Burroughs and Burbank high schools, officials have been hustling to relocate some classrooms and complete environmental assessments of the campuses. With construction scheduled to begin in late fall, the Burbank Unified School District has been utilizing the summer vacation months to enable the campuses to maintain the same quality of education during the school year, which begins Sept.
NEWS
January 10, 2001
Irma Lemus MEDIA DISTRICT NORTH -- The Burbank High School Law Dogs, a mock trial competition team, had its best season, finishing fifth in the Los Angeles County Mock Trial Competition. The Burbank team, which has been in existence since the 1970s, competed against 70 other high schools from the Los Angeles area in November and December. The 20 team members took turns in playing parts -- from lawyers to witnesses -- in a mythical criminal case.
NEWS
January 26, 2000
Irma Lemus BURBANK -- More than three dozen Burbank high school students planning to attend educational conferences in Washington D.C. will have a little extra spending cash following the City Council's approval of $10,000 to help defray their costs. In all, 38 students from Burbank, John Burroughs and Providence High Schools have signed on to participate in the Close-Up program, which acquaints high school students with the operations of the federal government.
NEWS
May 8, 2002
Regarding Bill AB 2115, banning all Indian and ethnic mascots brought before the California Assembly: If this passes, no more John Burroughs Indian starting in 2003. We have let small groups of protesters get their way and change things that should be left alone, as the majority wants. For instance, a small group of Indian activists wants to ban all Indian-type mascots and ethnic mascots for schools. Many Indians and ethnic groups think it is real stupid, but are afraid to stand up. The activists bring up some good points and get some on their side, but by a very overwhelming majority, the people in the USA are happy with the way the mascots are now, with maybe a little changing.
NEWS
By Rachel Kane | August 18, 2007
CITY HALL — The whistle is blown and the game has begun on joint-use field improvement projects at Burbank and John Burroughs high schools with the school board’s approval of a contract Thursday. Burbank Unified School District board members unanimously approved a contract with architectural firm Adolph Ziemba, AIA & Associates for the designs of the $11.3 million projects that will replace fields at both high schools with artificial turf and all-weather tracks. The City Council approved the pick for this architectural firm July 24. Renovations at Burroughs will also update stadium seating, bringing it into compliance with Americans with Disability Act requirements.
NEWS
By Lauren Hilgers | June 3, 2006
When Woody Somvichai took the stage during the New York performance of the John Burroughs High School Show Choirs, his friends noticed the 17-year-old looked a little pale. Little did they know that while he was giving his all, bacteria from a burst appendix was spreading through his body. "He just did his thing ? you wouldn't even know he was out sick," said choir director Mary Rago. "We'd never had a situation like this." After spending weeks in a New York Hospital, Woody has returned to Burbank, and his long recovery has prompted a new phenomenon in choir history ?
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