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BHS VMA – Show Choir Nationals in Nashville

March 31, 2017

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Congratulations to BHS VMA’s In Sync and Impressions choirs for their outstanding performances and results at Show Choir Nationals 2017 this past week! Show Choir Nationals is one of the premier competitions in the entire country, and for In Sync to win for the first time ever, and Impressions to place 2nd were amazing achievements for our program. Everyone had a wonderful time in Nashville, TN! Links: In Sync Nashville FLICKR Photos | Impressions – Hart Encore FLICKR Photos

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2016 John Muir MS 8th Grade Promotion Photos

June 2, 2016

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John Muir Middle School Boosters & Yours Truly are providing FREE HD 1920×1280 Pics from the 2016 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony via FaceBook & FLICKR. These are great for sharing with family & friends on social media & small (4×6/5×7) Prints. Here’s the LINKS:

FACEBOOK Photo Album #1Album #2Album #3 | Promo Party

FLICKR Photo Album #1Album #2 | Promo Party Album

If you like the pictures, please consider a Donation to JMMS Boosters ($5/photo suggested). Here’s the link to Donate now via PayPal.

If you’d like to order full rez. 5k images for larger prints (8×10/11×14 etc.), please email JMMS Boosters with the photo(s)ID as listed on FLICKR i.e. “JMMS8Grad16b-27” etc., and we’ll send you the larger images and a link to Donate via PayPal (if you haven’t already). Please allow 2-3 business days for processing your order. Also, DVD’s can still be ordered for $15 here. Check back for sample Video soon!

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JMMS VMA Pop Show 2016

February 29, 2016

It was Pop Show week @ John Muir & John Burroughs. Kudos to all the performers/choirs, teachers/choreographers & parent volunteers who put on 2 incredible shows. Enjoy a few photos & video from the JMMS show below.

FLICKR PHOTO Album | FACEBOOK PHOTO Album | YouTube Vid1 | V2

Open Letter to Mike Gatto re Co-ed Bathrooms

March 22, 2014

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Gloria’s letter to Assemblyman Mike Gatto Re AB 1266 – the Co-Ed Bathroom / Shower Bill (Don’t make Mama Bear angry).

I am writing to voice my strong disapproval of your vote in support of AB 1266, the Transgender Co-ed Bathroom Bill. I cannot believe the legislator I voted for in the past 2 elections would support such a horrendous bill. I am a Parent of a 6th grader in the BUSD and can tell you that my daughter and her friends are horrified at the thought of confused boys going into the girls bathroom, not to mention showers if they elect to play on girls sports team. Why would you choose to inconvenience 99% of our kids to accommodate a handful of students? Why do you care more about promoting the LGBT agenda vs. promoting Family values and protecting our children? I can also tell you the nearly every parent I’ve spoken to in the district and @ Church share my concerns. And this is not a partisan political issue; parents agree regardless of their political leanings.

Gender-confused children are allowed to use Teachers bathrooms in many schools and this should suffice. Some schools are assigning special gender-neutral bathrooms just for these children, again a much better & safer solution. I ask that you re-consider your support for this & move to repeal the law immediately before the voters do. As you know, the Bill is currently in limbo pending approval of a ballot measure to repeal it. Unfortunately Sec. of State Debra Bowen continues to deliberately circumvent the will of the people by first refusing to count all the signatures submitted, & after being ordered by a judge to count them, throwing out 131k signatures she claims are invalid, and doing everything she can to hinder & intimidate those challenging valid thrown out signatures. My husband & I vow to continue to educate parents & members of the faith-based community in Burbank on this issue, to hold lawmakers accountable for their actions, and to protect our Children’s Right to Privacy.

Links: Privacy for all Students websiteFaceBook page | Pacific Justice Institute website  – PJI FaceBook page | http://www.faith-freedom.com | http://www.watchmenministry.com | ACLJ.org |  Mike Gatto website | SaveCalifornia.com/Not-Born-This-Way

Public School alternatives: HSLDA website – FaceBook | Village Christian | Catholic Schools – St Finbar | St Francis Xavier St Roberts – Bell-Jeff

* UPDATE 3/25/14PJI Files Lawsuit against Sec. of State Debra Bowen asserting enough signatures for Co-ed Bathroom Bill Referendum. *

JMMS VMA Winter Concert – Highlights

December 4, 2013

Quick Highlights (single Cam B). Check back for Multicam Edited Video later.

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FLICKR PHOTO Album | FACEBOOK PHOTO Album | YouTube Playlist (3)

Burbank “Bulldogs” 47 – Burroughs “Indians” 21

November 9, 2013

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IOS Comp (above) | MyBurbank.com coverage | Burbank Leader coverage

TJE 5th Grade Graduation Ceremony

July 13, 2013

Video excerpt from recent Thomas Jefferson Elementary 5th Grade Graduation Ceremony DVD. Parents can still order DVD’s through Jennifer Cormier Audette @ Thomas Jefferson Elementary School PTA.

YES on Measure S School Bond Passes – 61%

March 6, 2013

YES on S Wins

BUSD School Bond Measure S has been approved by Burbank Voters 4,053 (61%) to 2,542 (39%). Congratulations to Campaign Chair Marsha Ramos and her team of dedicated volunteers including all 5 School Board Candidates for their hard work. Our children, schools & community all won last night.

Links: BurbankNBeyond story | Burbank Leader story | FaceBook campaign
Post-Measure S Flappers Celebration Photos: PHOTOBUCKET | FACEBOOK

Vote YES on Measure S – March 5th Election

March 5, 2013

Click Here to find your Polling Place for the March 5th Election (7am-8pm)

Conversation about Measure S – BUSD School Bond

February 22, 2013

Eric Michael Cap interviews Burbank School Board President Larry Applebaum & YES on S Campaign Chair Marsha Ramos. Topics include: What Is Measure S? (0:36) What Type of Bonds are being used? (1:09) What about Prop 30? (4:19) How will funds be used? (6:53) How will it make our Schools safer? (8:35) Specific School Site Improvement Lists. (9:36) How will it benefit the Community? (11:57) How much will it cost? (13:58) Who will pay? (18:25) How can we be sure the money will be spent properly? (20:27) Audits (23:22). Technology (26:50). Leveraging the Bond (28:58). Energy efficiency & water savings (31:55). How to Vote (36:40). Endorsements (40:42)…basically Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Measure S But Were Afraid To Ask!

Burbank Leader: Marsha Ramos Op-Ed | Suzanne Weerts | Paula Trubisky

Burbank Board of Realtors Video | BurbankMom.com | Team Roosevelt

Websites: BUSD Website / Measure S | YES on Measure S FaceBook page

Docs: Bond Structure Paper | Bond Project Budget | Previous Bond Audit


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