| Mar 17, 2012
Jeans and T-shirts were replaced with flowing white robes and leafy crowns at Jordan Middle School on Friday as sixth-grade students engrossed themselves in their studies of ancient Greece.
Part history lesson, part cultural celebration, Greek Day is...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:43 PM
Burbank schools uniformly exceeded the much-coveted Academic Performance Index score of 800, according to 2010-11 data released Wednesday by the California Department of Education.
Leading the pack was Stevenson Elementary School, which earned a score...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 11:57 AM
“The very best thing about a school library is that everything is purchased with the student in mind and every student in the school has access to it,” said Laura Tooley who serves as the librarian for David Starr Jordan Middle School. “...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:05 PM
In Iran, Silvana Dermegerdichian was highly involved with her children’s school, volunteering with the PTA and greeting everyone from the receptionists to the principal by name.
But when the family immigrated to Southern California four years ago,...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 7:30 PM
Doris Vick's dental drill was busted, and the strapping young technician who came to fix it was having a heck of a time.
This was one of those foot-pedal-powered drills, she recalls. The World War II-era technology was state of the art at the time; it...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 8:50 PM
More than 30 members of the parent teacher association for Burbank Unified held a rally Tuesday evening in Olive Park in support of Proposition 38, which proponents said would send $77 million to local schools over the next 12 years.
The rally —...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Burbank Business Partners, comprised of business and community leaders committed to supporting Burbank schools, would like to respond to Megan O’Neil’s article of July 8 (“Burbank Unified looks to move ahead with school bond”). The...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 4:54 PM
I’m so glad the Burbank Unified School District gives parents the opportunity to pick up all necessary forms before school starts. The so-called parent packet used to be given out the first day of school with only one night to complete the...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:47 PM
The Burbank Arts for All Foundation kicks off its inaugural gala, titled “Party on the Plaza,” by honoring a local company and two individuals — Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc., Burbank teacher Beth Morrison and Burbank PTA Council...
| May 1, 2012
| 6:26 PM
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., represented by Lisa Rawlins, the studio's senior vice president of studio and production affairs, Burbank teacher Beth Morrison and Burbank PTA Council President Barbara Miller were honored by the Burbank Arts for All...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Glendale school officials this week released answers to 63 questions posed by parents and residents during a PTA meeting last month at Mountain Avenue Elementary about the possible transfer of an area called the Sagebrush territory to the La Cañada...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 2:36 PM
This is the second part of a column on tips for school board candidates.
A new member of the school board has a lot to learn. Fortunately for our district, board members have the benefit of governance classes offered by the California School Boards...