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  • Measure S gets strong showing as voting returns trickle in overnight

    Measure S gets strong showing as voting returns trickle in overnight
    With little more than absentee ballot returns to go on overnight Tuesday, supporters of Measure S, the $110-million school bond, were full of optimism for a campaign they said reflected the best of grassroots work. The education community was firmly...
  • Tabet is the right candidate

    A January letter to the editor authored by well-known community members stated our schools are “in need of strong, mature leadership from people who understand how to work within a budget, people who have worked with parents, and have personal...
  • The Burbank Unified school board candidates, in their own words

    Steve Ferguson Age: 24 Profession: Principal of CF Political and Media Strategies As a candidate for school board, I believe that it is important to put forward a plan for which you can be held accountable. I am the only candidate to put forward new...
  • Burbank city clerk faces election contest

    Burbank city clerk faces election contest
    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...
  • Burbank PTA head is a man of record

    Burbank PTA head is a man of record
    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...
  • Leader Editorial: PTA leader is a welcome presence

    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. In recent...
  • Washington Elementary students look up to a fresh face

    Washington Elementary students look up to a fresh face
    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,...
  • McKinley Elementary students plant their first crops

    McKinley Elementary students plant their first crops
    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...
  • District clears way for books

    The Burbank school board Thursday night voted to provide library assistants or clerks to all of the 11 elementary schools in the district. The issue of staffing the libraries came before school board members earlier this month when they learned for the...
  • Community: Fundraiser stems from a storied collaboration

    Community: Fundraiser stems from a storied collaboration
    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....
  • District PTA honors young artists

    When we are given the opportunity to express ourselves through words, pictures, music, dance or any other form of artistic expression, we don't just grow artistically and intellectually, we also learn to analyze our thoughts, feelings and ideas. We gain a...
  • School board candidate Gregory Bragg

    Bragg was raised in Eagle Rock and moved to Burbank in 1998 when he married his wife, Holly Roy, a Burbank native. He is the father of three children, who attend Burbank schools. Bragg has been involved in numerous service organizations and groups,...