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Health and Safety at School (INACTIVE)

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  • Keep A Breast reps visit Burroughs

    Advanced art students at Burroughs High School fielded questions from Keep A Breast Foundation representatives on Thursday about their schoolwide fundraising campaign to fund breast cancer research. The students have teamed up with the school's health...
  • In Theory: Corporal punishment in schools

    It's the 21st century. Gone are the days of teachers wielding rulers and wooden paddles in order to discipline misbehaving students. Or are they? A man in Dallas is pushing the local school district to bring back corporal punishment. A former tutor in the...
  • Pink slips may be nixed

    WEST BURBANK — A tentative agreement between the Burbank Unified School District and its teachers union will rescind all 67 teacher pink slips sent out earlier this year in exchange for six unpaid work furlough days for the 2010-11 school year,...
  • Mailbag: Gordon strives for city transparency

    When will the City Council get it? We keep electing David Gordon because he is our watchdog on people and happenings in Burbank ("Reinke named new mayor," May 5). He appears to be the only one trying to keep us open, above board and honest. The recent...
  • Deal means no layoffs

    WEST BURBANK — The Burbank Teachers Assn. approved an agreement Monday with the school district that saves the jobs of all 67 teachers who received pink slips earlier this year, officials said. By a vote of 463 to 206, teachers voted to take six...
  • Liu welcomes ideas at town hall

    Community solutions posed Saturday to state Sen. Carol Liu about the state's budget crisis ranged from streamlining school administrators to allowing the production of hemp. The suggestions came during a town hall meeting at the Glendale Central Library...
  • Organizations

    Artists welcome award winner The Valley Porcelain Artists Club had world-renowned artist Mariela Vallasmil-Kaminski as its guest demonstrator at the meeting on May 28 at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave., Burbank. She has a bachelor's degree...
  • 'Fairy Godmother' of local charity dies

    'Fairy Godmother' of local charity dies
    DOWNTOWN — Mary Alice O'Connor, the former school board member and volunteer whose service began during World War II and grew into leadership positions in the Tournament of Roses, Friends of the Burbank Library and the Burbank Historical Society,...
  • Mailbag: Changing from the polluting norm

    It amazes me when I hear a few residents of Burbank whine about how they do not want to adopt change in their city ("Remove bike lanes from busy streets," June 12) because they don't want to be like other cities and like things the way they are. Things...
  • Obituary: Mary Alice O'Connor

    DOWNTOWN — Mary Alice O'Connor, the former school board member and volunteer whose service began during World War II and grew into leadership positions in the Burbank Tournament of Roses, Friends of the Burbank Library and the Burbank Historical...
  • Drug use relatively low in local schools

    Nine percent of Burbank Unified ninth-graders have carried a weapon to school, 5% of seventh-graders have smoked marijuana at least once, and 18% of 11th-graders have been drunk or high on campus, according to the recent California Healthy Kids Survey....
  • District, city breaks ground on Memorial Field

    District, city breaks ground on Memorial Field
    More than a decade of planning and fundraising came to a head Monday as elected officials and community leaders crowded John Burroughs High School Memorial Field to break ground on a long-awaited $12-million renovation of the site. "It is a wonderful...