| Mar 5, 2013
| 10:43 AM
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...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 12:07 AM
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...
| 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,...
| 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....
| Jan 30, 2011
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...
| Jan 29, 2011
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,...
| 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 8, 2015
| 5:05 PM
Marching bands and speeches rounded out the festivities at the 11th annual “State of the Schools” event Thursday morning on the Edison Elementary campus, culminating with a plea to financially support Glendale Unified's robotics and middle-...
| Oct 7, 2015
| 2:40 PM
Students and parents at Paradise Canyon Elementary School are looking ahead to a day of fun, food and festivities at the school's second annual Country Fair, which will be held at the campus, 471 Knight Way, on Saturday, Oct. 10. Hours for the event are 9...
| Oct 2, 2015
| 2:52 PM
I attended an adult education summit in Sacramento last week, my first trip there since I left the school board two and a half years ago.
Walking around Capitol Park, shaded by trees whose magnificence I’d previously failed to appreciate, I...