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  • Community: Burbank-Burroughs grads are happy together

    Community: Burbank-Burroughs grads are happy together
    Setting aside crosstown rivalry, more than 200 graduates gathered in the Castaway's Starlight Room for the fourth annual JBHS/BHS (Burroughs and Burbank high schools) All-Class Reunion on Sept. 13. Terry Seymour, JBHS ’76, was chatting with John...
  • Getting Up After Failing Is Life-Changing

    Getting Up After Failing Is Life-Changing
    The most important day of my life was the day my legs could no longer support my own body weight. The lens that I saw my world through shattered. No longer was I an energetic, fully able young adult. Instead, I was 22, my muscles deteriorating rapidly...
  • Federal grants to create 'cradle to career' services in LAUSD zones

    Federal grants to create 'cradle to career' services in LAUSD zones
    Local officials on Wednesday announced a milestone -- $36 million in federal grants -- for an ambitious program to provide a full range of social and education services to students and their families in several neighborhoods. The effort is called...
  • Orange expands use of 1-on-1 electronics in schools

    Orange expands use of 1-on-1 electronics in schools
    To prepare for a future with fewer printed textbooks, Orange County schools tested seven electronic devices last year by giving one to each student at seven schools. And so far, the Lenovo ThinkPad is in the lead. The laptop, which has been in use at...
  • 'The Voice' recap: Blind auditions are now twice as nice

    Last week, in the first two rounds of blind auditions on “The Voice” this season, what seemed especially remarkable about new coaches Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani was how well they were able to slip into their new roles and play the...
  • 'The Short and Tragic Life' explores class, race amid struggle and wonder

    'The Short and Tragic Life' explores class, race amid struggle and wonder
    There's one word in the title of Jeff Hobbs' new biography of his friend Robert Peace that doesn't quite belong there: "tragic." "The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League" tells the story of...
  • New U.S. history curriculum sparks education battle of 2014

    To improve the Advanced Placement class for U.S. history, some of the best and brightest history scholars in the country worked for six years on a new curriculum. The idea was to replace traditional memorization with more emphasis on critical thinking...
  • Wethersfield Teacher Of The Year Brings Creativity To Physical Education

    Wethersfield Teacher Of The Year Brings Creativity To Physical Education
    WETHERSFIELD -- When it comes to exercise, physical education teacher Kevin Kobelski strives to get his students thinking outside the box. Take dribbling a basketball. Kobelski wants his Highcrest Elementary School students to get creative. So he...
  • Local students encouraged to attend Lehigh Regional College Fair at LCCC Oct. 7

    Northwestern Lehigh High School students and parents are urged to attend the Lehigh Regional College Fair, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, at Lehigh Carbon Community College. The event will feature information tables set up in Berrier Hall and...
  • Two parents vie for open PB School Board seat

    Two parents vie for open PB School Board seat
    In a year where most Palm Beach County School Board races were dominated by incumbent victories, District 4 has been the most unpredictable and closely watched. Four first-time candidates, all with sizable war chests and multiple endorsements, battled...
  • 'Midsummer' and acrobatics on tap at Lincoln Park

    'Midsummer' and acrobatics on tap at Lincoln Park
    Dozens converged on Lincoln Park in Burbank Saturday for an afternoon of bending acrobatics and the words of William Shakespeare. Many crowded on blankets or sat comfortably in chairs for a live performance of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," preceded by...