Nearly 600 seniors graduated from John Burroughs High School Thursday evening, culminating the end of a dozen years of school that went by too quickly for some.
In his homily reflecting on Saint Paul the Apostle’s two-year imprisonment, Msgr. Sabato Pilato, superintendent of high schools for the Los Angeles Archdiocese, called on the Bellarmine-Jefferson High School Class of 2015 to remain courageous as they transition into the next chapter of their...
A 17-year old Burroughs High senior received tentative approval to wear a U.S. Air Force sash during her graduation, a reversal of district policy that forbids wearing honors unrelated to school during the ceremony.
Drops of rain fell in Burbank the day before Danielle Granados passed away, but her spirit will live on through a new garden at Disney Elementary School, where she was a second-grader.
Two Burbank school choirs earned top prizes at the A Cappella Scholarship Festival presented by Glendale-based Verdugo Hills Chorus on Saturday at Glendale High School.
A 17-year-old senior at John Burroughs High is speaking out against a Burbank Unified policy that won’t allow her to wear a U.S. Air Force sash — indicating she will be joining that military branch upon leaving high school — during her upcoming graduation ceremony.
Two Woodbury University graphic design students nabbed top honors in recent design competitions.
The Burbank school district’s Parent Teacher Assn. is one step closer to influencing change across California with a resolution seeking to incorporate clear health standards into the state’s curriculum to address lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning students, in addition...
The themes expressed by a trio of student speakers at the Woodbury University commencement ceremony Saturday focused on celebrating fellow classmates, expressing thanks for the support they offered one another, and a call to continue their altruistic ways in their post-graduate lives.
Several Burbank schools will begin using recycled water to irrigate their fields, frontyard areas and planters by June 1 under a request by Burbank Water and Power officials to meet the city's water-reduction goal in response to the state's severe drought.
The first Burbank school board meeting since Matt Hill was hired as the district's next superintendent was far more subdued than the mid-April meeting, where teachers who opposed his hiring filled City Council chambers to standing room only and longtime board member Dave Kemp resigned after...
Three local students were honored recently at the annual 28th District Congressional Art Competition Exhibit in Van De Kamp Hall at Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge, hosted by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank).
Of the more than 1,300 seniors who were on the path to graduate at the beginning of the 2013-14 school year, 93.6% of them went on to earn their high school diploma, while about 4% dropped out.
Kyle Alvarez was reading his own obituary in front of a full auditorium when he broke down in tears.
The business relationship between Burbank school officials and food and uniform services company Aramark Corp. left school officials with a bitter taste, so Burbank Unified’s food services department is looking to strike out on its own.
A giant wreath was placed by the Armenian Genocide memorial plaque at the Glendale Community College on Thursday as a procession of a few hundred students and faculty watched.
The Burbank school board voted to send a letter to city officials stating their concerns over proposed wireless antennas about 60 feet from John Burroughs High School.
Air Force Reserve Senior Airman Christina Reuter, a 2010 graduate of Burbank High, was recently named Individual Mobilization Augmentee Airman of the Year, based on her leadership, job performance and personal achievements.
During a heated meeting packed with teachers who opposed the Burbank school board’s proposed choice for the district’s next superintendent, the board made the hire in a 4-0 vote Thursday, but not before longtime board member and retired teacher Dave Kemp submitted his immediate...
The Glendale and Burbank school districts are among the majority of Los Angeles districts that partnered with more than 100 organizations to provide arts education in schools during the 2012-13 school year, which saw 71% of Burbank schools served by such organizations and 62.5% of public schools...
[UPDATED 4/16 8:50 a.m.] The Burbank Teachers Assn. announced it has asked the Los Angeles District Attorney's office to look into possible violations of the state's open meeting law, the Brown Act, regarding the potential hiring of Matt Hill as Burbank Unified's superintendent.
Woodbury Adjunct Professor Armond Aghakhanian handily won a seat on the Burbank Unified school board Tuesday night.
A public forum for Burbank Unified’s likely new superintendent quickly turned to an interrogation, with several of the hundreds in attendance questioning the finalist’s lack of teaching experience.
Eight local students participated in a science project showcase hosted by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge on Tuesday.
The Burbank Teachers Assn. sent an email blast to its membership Monday evening urging public school employees and other community members to voice their opposition to Burbank Unified superintendent candidate Matthew Hill, who currently works in the Los Angeles public school system.