With about a week remaining until more than 200 high school students take the stage for "Burroughs on Broadway" in a three-night performance this weekend, the performers rehearsed last Thursday with director Brendan Jennings.
Teachers and students at Luther Burbank Middle School have access to 1,000 more books this week after former National Teacher of the Year and former Luther teacher Rebecca Mieliwocki donated them to the school.
Members of Burbank High School’s advanced, mixed show choir called “In Sync” took to the stage in a sold-out show Thursday night with Broadway and television star Megan Hilty at the Valley Performing Arts Center.
After the Burbank school district was given a one-time allotment of $7.8 million from the state, school officials contemplated where it should go and sought public input for suggestions during a special meeting.
More than two dozen Burroughs High students met with Burbank Unified school board member Steve Ferguson this week to talk about teens’ mental health, and what the district can and should do to support them.
A few years ago, 17-year-old Kaitlyn Waldman was pressured to join FIRST robotics team 980, much to her disliking.
Students in Burbank Unified landed above state and county averages for their scores on the new standardized exams, according to data released on Wednesday, but they ranked lower than their peers in neighboring districts, including Glendale and La Cañada.
Several students at Burbank’s Community Day School spent the morning and early afternoon hours on Tuesday whipping up appetizers, dips and desserts for the unveiling of their school’s new kitchen for several school and city officials.
Online school courses are becoming a key way for students to catch up on missed credits at their own pace during the summer, and a growing number of students are succeeding in completing them, according to the latest data from Burbank school officials.
Of the 1,239 high school seniors who were in Burbank Unified’s class of 2015, 95% of them walked across the stage last May to accept their high-school diploma.
At his first regular school board meeting held last week at City Hall, Burbank Unified’s new superintendent Matt Hill said he was having difficulty describing, in one word, his experience working at the district since taking the top post in July.
Two months have passed since Providence High seniors walked across the stage to accept their diplomas, but the majority of the class of 2015 returned to the same stage Thursday night to do it all again.
As the Burbank school district prepares to begin a new school year next month under new leadership with Supt. Matt Hill, a renewed emphasis is being placed on addressing the mental health of students.
A former Burbank High School varsity girls volleyball coach pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he had a sexual relationship with a former student five years ago and solicited nude photos from players this year, officials said.
As the Burbank Unified School District gears up for a new school year next month, school officials estimate they will receive $146.5 million in revenue and spend $135.6 million this fiscal year, leaving them a balance close to $11 million -— a positive sign that the days of deficit spending...
The reflective metallic “proximity gear” that Bob Hope Airport firefighters wear to protect them from the heat of aircraft makes them look like “a big baked potato,” Capt. Chad Peterson told a group of teens and preteens Thursday at the airfield’s fire station.
A Burbank High School varsity girls volleyball coach accused of having a sexual relationship with a former student and soliciting nude photos from players was charged on Friday, officials said.
Teachers are prepping to open a new preschool in Burbank that will give youngsters an opportunity to spend their mornings speaking and learning in French.
Andrew Cave was introducing about 100 children to barnyard animals at Buena Vista Library when “Thelma,” a golden chicken, jumped from a table within a fenced enclosure and darted through the crowd before Cave could get his hands on her again.
The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office has confirmed that Burbank school board members violated the Brown Act when they failed to report they had selected a finalist for the district’s superintendent position, about two months after the Burbank Teachers Assn. called for an...
Two Burbank elementary schools will ring in the next school year in August with new principals, who were announced during the Burbank Unified school board meeting Thursday evening.
A Burbank High School varsity girls volleyball coach was arrested after allegedly soliciting nude photos, anonymously through social media, from multiple players on his team, police said.
After the Monterey High School graduates had turned their tassels and processed out of the auditorium at R.L. Stevenson Elementary on Wednesday evening, they gathered in the fading sunlight outside to hug, take photos and celebrate.
In the final meeting of the Burbank Unified school board Thursday night, retiring Supt. Jan Britz was presented with gifts and kind words. But that’s not all — she also got a raise that takes effect retroactively for her last year of employment.
A former John Burroughs High School employee was arrested Thursday after he allegedly had sexual relationships with two female students from 2011 to 2015, police said.