| 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...
| May 25, 2012
| 3:01 PM
It was impossible to tell which was shining more brightly at the Burroughs High School commencement ceremony on Thursday — the faces of the graduates or the newly renovated Memorial Field.
“It feels awesome,” said Michael Lima as he...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 1:49 PM
School was never Erik Guzman’s forte, and there were plenty of people around him who assumed he wouldn’t make it through. He struggled to balance work at his family’s restaurant in East Los Angeles with his academic pursuits at...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 10:34 AM
The venue was different, but the spirit was the same as Burbank and Burroughs high schools saluted their 2011 homecoming courts during the most anticipated football game of the year Friday evening.
Burbank High School’s homecoming king and queen...
| Dec 11, 2011
Lillian Hughes reveres the written word, so much so that the fifth-grade Stevenson Elementary School student often spends the lunch hour hunkered down with pencil and paper.
“She loves to write, she would rather write than do almost anything,&...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Glendale and Burbank have been awarded nearly $900,000 to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety around school sites, the latest wave of grant money aimed at addressing local traffic congestion and the dangers it poses to students.
The combined amount was...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 5:18 PM
The Burbank City Council on Tuesday approved a grant that will help offset the cost of swimming classes, lifeguard lessons and competitive swim events for local youth this summer.
For the third consecutive year, the city was awarded $7,000 from the...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 5:57 PM
It is that time of year for the service clubs to begin distributing their scholarship awards. The Magnolia Park Optimist Club made its first awards presentation at the club’s April 5th dinner meeting. This event took place at the Elk’s Club in...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 11:36 AM
The John Burroughs High School Drama Department won first place for its production of Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” by the California Educational Theatre Assn.
The department won first place under the “Best Play” category...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Just hours after delivering the state of the state address in Sacramento, Gov. Jerry Brown brought his message to Burbank Wednesday, meeting with several dozen local educators at Bret Harte Elementary School to discuss how his budget proposal would affect...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 3:23 PM
Burbank Noon Lions
“Children Know Peace” is the theme for the 2011 International Peace Poster contest sponsored by the Burbank Noon Lions club, and on November 16, the club recognized the winners in a ceremony held at the Burbank Central...
| May 7, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Amid all the Mission League magnificence, playoff pitfalls and postseason pinnacles that have summed up the last four seasons of Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer history, Breeana Koemans was there.
Through all the tribulation and triumph, injury...