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  • Letter: Parents should have more input

    At the end of the year we bid adieu to Bobbie Kavanaugh, a principal who welcomed our son with open arms to McKinley Elementary School. Kavanaugh is an old-school principal. She treats us like family and knows the needs of our son do not always fit with the regimented, standardized education that is the hallmark of No Child Left Behind, Race to the Top, and now Common Core, which rushes children to develop whether they are ready or not.
  • Letter: Continue to fund student counseling in Burbank

    I am a grandparent of a student at Walt Disney Elementary School and I am concerned about the issue of school-based counseling. We know that early intervention is the key to help in all areas for youngsters, and we have been so blessed this past 10 years...

    Letter: School readies its annual carnival

    The month of March is bringing us a circus-themed carnival at Disney Elementary School PTA. The annual carnival will be on Saturday, March 15, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the playground at Clark Avenue and Mariposa Street, opposite George Izay/Olive Park....

    Burbank school board hears educators' wish lists

    Burbank educators approached the school board Thursday night to discuss what they believe should be restored in the district as local school officials look to bring back some programs and staff positions that were affected by years of state budget cuts....

    Lifelong Burbank resident, news editor and active community member dies

    Lifelong Burbank resident, news editor and active community member dies
    News editor, educator and lifelong Burbank resident Stan Lynch passed away of natural causes on Jan. 3. He was 69. Lynch was born on Nov. 23, 1944, in Burbank and lived in the city all his life. He graduated from John Burroughs High School in 1963...