| Nov 16, 2013
| 1:57 PM
At McKinley Elementary School on Friday, children poured soil into new garden beds as they prepared to plant their first winter garden of broccoli, onions, sweet and bitter lettuce, cauliflower, herbs, peas and carrots.
The garden beds, soil and tools...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:22 AM
The partnership between the Burbank Historical Society and Story Tavern continues to make history as the tavern will sponsor its second annual fundraiser for the society beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Monday.
The date, July 8, is significant for two reasons....
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:03 PM
As the new face of the Burbank Parent Teacher Assn., Steve Frintner is the first man in the history of Burbank Unified to oversee all 16 PTA organizations in the district.
Frintner tries to downplay that fact when he can, already familiar with receiving...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 2:37 PM
The opinion of the Leader.
Student achievement has long been linked to parental involvement in school activities, but for too many years the Parent Teacher Associations across the nation drew the active involvement of mostly women only.
| Aug 24, 2013
| 12:34 PM
For Washington Elementary School at the northeast edge of Burbank, the new school year ushered in a new era. The 86-year-old school boasts a new roof, playground, mural and principal.
On Monday, her first day at the helm of the school, Brandi Young, 35,...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:39 PM
With the Feb. 26 primary fast approaching, candidates for public office in Burbank have begun fundraising in earnest, records show.
The six hopefuls vying for three City Council seats have collectively raised nearly $30,000 on the campaign, according...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 7:34 PM
About 150 elementary school students, teachers, elected officials and community members gathered at Jefferson Elementary School in Burbank Friday to honor those who lost their lives in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Attendees joined hands...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 11:03 AM
The office of city treasurer is one race Burbank residents won't have to worry about, with Debbie Kukta — the former school board member who was appointed to fill the vacated post — facing no opposition for her seat. Interim City Clerk Zizette...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 5:04 PM
The five Burbank residents running for two open seats on the Burbank Unified school board already agree on two main goals: maintaining academic performance and incorporating more technology into the classroom.
Here’s a look at the five candidates...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:04 PM
The four candidates running for Burbank Unified school board outline why they're the best choice.
Profession: Principal of CF Political and Media Strategies
As a candidate for school board, I believe that it is important...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 8:12 PM
With fall officially in full swing, members of the Parent Teachers Assn. and Booster Club of Burbank's Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School welcomed the season with their annual Fall Festival Picnic fundraiser last week. Transforming the grounds of the...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 12:53 PM
Under a harvest moon, children and adults of Washington Elementary School enjoyed the balmy weather Friday evening playing carnival games and snacking on pizza during the school's Family Festival.
Holly Bragg, PTA first vice president, estimated...