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By Max Zimbert | June 9, 2010
A s a truck driver, Carlos Trigueros said he works 17 hours a day, six days a week, and even moved closer to Burbank so his children wouldn't have to commute so far to and from Providence High School. Watching his daughter Karla graduate Saturday at the Hall of Liberty at Forest Lawn was worth the sacrifice, he said. "I'm happy if my daughter is happy," he said. "We want to make a difference and bring good in the world, and that's why we put our kids in this school, so they could be better people."
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By Zain Shauk | June 10, 2009
Providence High School senior speaker Alexia Townsend and her 151 classmates got their diplomas Saturday at a peculiar place that had spooked her parents, she said. “They would have slept here to get good seats, but they didn’t because it’s a graveyard,” she said. But the solemn surroundings outside the Hall of Liberty at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills weren’t without meaning, she said. “Graves quite literally leave their mark on the world,” she said, explaining that her experience at Providence had left its mark on her and her peers.
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By Alison Tully | June 11, 2008
Providence High School student Darlene Vela knew that as soon as she crossed the stage and received her diploma, she would no longer be a teenager — she would be an adult. “I am excited because I am not a child anymore,” said Vela, who plans to attend UC Santa Cruz in the fall and major in economics or psychology. “Today is the beginning of a bright new future, and I am excited to see all the new things I accomplish.” Vela wore a green cap and gown with her 144 other classmates at the Hall of Liberty at Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills on Sunday afternoon.
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By Alison Tully | June 8, 2008
BURBANK — Providence High School student Darlene Vela knew that as soon as she crossed the stage and received her diploma, she would no longer be a teenager — she would be an adult. “I am excited because I am not a child anymore,” said Vela, who plans to attend UC Santa Cruz in the fall and major in economics or psychology. “Today is the beginning of a bright new future, and I am excited to see all the new things I accomplish.” Vela wore a green cap and gown with her 144 other classmates at the Hall of Liberty at Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills on Sunday afternoon.
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By Chris Wiebe | March 8, 2008
Amid the hectic preparations of a dress rehearsal for the Providence High School musical “Godspell” on Thursday, a phantom voice suddenly resounded in the auditorium. “I need to get a test on Jesus here,” said the soundman, Dayne Adams. “Godspell” seemed an apt choice for the school’s annual musical this year, said Debbie Learned, musical director of the production. “Our Easter season comes early this year, and we thought it was good to do ‘Godspell’ and then go right into it,” she said.
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By Ryan Vaillancourt | June 6, 2007
The success of 110 seniors who graduated from Providence High School on Saturday will not be judged today or tomorrow, but in a few decades, said commencement speaker Michael Madden, vice president for advocacy and development at Providence Health and Services. The list of renowned universities and colleges that graduates will attend next year is only an interim measure of the class' success, he said. "The long-term measure is how you become leaders in your community," Madden told graduates.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 17, 2007
THURSDAY Internist Angela Arango will speak about bone health and nutrition from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Don Tuttle Senior Center, 1731 N. Ontario St., Burbank. To make a reservation, call (818) 847-4550. Learn the best ways to deal with a chronic medical condition with a self-management workshop every Thursday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Providence Occupational Health Center, 3413 W. Pacific Ave., (second floor, conference room B), Burbank. Two trained leaders, one or both of whom are non-health professionals but have a chronic disease, will lead the workshops.
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By Ani Amirkhanian | October 14, 2006
Providence High School will host Providence in Action, a series of free, interactive workshops for incoming ninth-grade students, today. The workshops are designed to introduce prospective students — who are now in seventh and eighth grade — to the classes offered at the high school, said Judy Egan-Umeck, director of admissions. "These classes are a snapshot of the curriculum and co-curricular classes offered," Egan-Umeck said. "Students can get a variety of classes.
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