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  • Burbank Coordinating Council celebrates 80 years

    Burbank Coordinating Council celebrates 80 years
    Representatives from government offices joined those from PTAs, religious organizations, businesses, and local nonprofits to wish happy birthday Monday to the Burbank Coordinating Council, which turns 80. President Eileen Cobos welcomed the more than 50...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • Several schools shine as API scores are released

    Several schools shine as API scores are released
    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...
  • Glendale PTA: District parents' groups join in national arts contest

    Schools with active PTAs and PTSAs in the Glendale Unified School District are all launching the 2015-16 Reflections art program. This is a national arts contest that celebrates the importance of creativity through arts learning. The program welcomes...
  • Students bid fond farewell to former principal

    Students bid fond farewell to former principal
    Two weeks after school let out last June, parents and students learned their principal at Glenoaks Elementary, Kristine Siegal, would be reassigned to Mark Keppel Visual & Performing Arts Elementary. After five years at Glenoaks, she was adored by...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: GUSD, BUSD should meet to discuss a common calendar

    The Whiteboard Jungle: GUSD, BUSD should meet to discuss a common calendar
    Earlier this month, I wrote about the early start of school in Glendale and now there is an online petition called “Save Our GUSD Schools”¬†for parents to sign who want to push it back closer to Labor Day. Currently, the petition has...