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  • State names Roosevelt Elementary 'distinguished'

    State names Roosevelt Elementary 'distinguished'
    Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School was one of hundreds of schools statewide Thursday to be named 2012 California Distinguished Schools. Balboa, Monte Vista and Mountain Avenue elementary schools in Glendale and Don Benito Fundamental School in Pasadena...
  • New law strengthens ban on public school fees

    New law strengthens ban on public school fees
    Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that strengthens the state constitution’s guarantee of a free public education by specifically banning all school fees related to educational activities. Such fees already were against the law, based on...
  • Adults of all ages, backgrounds secure their high school diplomas

    Adults of all ages, backgrounds secure their high school diplomas
    Burbank resident David Standel was scheduled to graduate from high school in 1961 before a series of complicated family issues forced him to drop out. He worked a variety of jobs, including at his father’s restaurant and later as a computer systems...
  • Through playwriting program, students improve writing skills

    Through playwriting program, students improve writing skills
    A three-year theater arts initiative designed to strengthen the writing skills of middle school students is drawing to a close as the student playwrights and their collaborators stage a final series of performances of work they've written. At Luther...
  • Editorial: Leave schools off the bill for cleanup

    The Glendale and Burbank school districts won a reprieve this week when the county Board of Supervisors delayed voting on a plan to place a storm-water cleanup proposition on the ballot, a move that could cost the districts thousands. If approved by...
  • Marcus LoVett Jr. leaving Providence High School

    Marcus LoVett Jr. leaving Providence High School
    Marcus LoVett Jr., one of the most highly touted sophomore boys' basketball players in the country, has left Providence High, head of school Joe Sciuto said Friday in a statement. Earlier this month, LoVett, the reigning All-Area Boys' Basketball Player...
  • Amid down enrollment, staff exits at Bell-Jeff, Archdiocese of Los Angeles affirms support

    Amid down enrollment, staff exits at Bell-Jeff, Archdiocese of Los Angeles affirms support
    The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has pledged to continue supporting Bellarmine-Jefferson High School despite declining enrollment and recent announcements that the school’s principal and athletic director will step down this year. In late March,...
  • Somewhat of a homecoming for Burbank High's new principal

    Somewhat of a homecoming for Burbank High's new principal
    Glendale High Associate Principal Mike Bertram will leave the Nitros this summer to become Burbank High School’s new principal. One of 20 people who applied for the position, Bertram replaces current principal Hani Youssef, who was recently...
  • John Burroughs High School choir teams sing songs of success

    John Burroughs High School choir teams sing songs of success
    Look no further than John Burroughs High School to find the national grand champions of all high school choirs in the United States. After months — and for some students, years — of work, two choir teams at John Burroughs High School secured...
  • John Burroughs High graduates take the field for final hurdle

    John Burroughs High graduates take the field for final hurdle
    More than a thousand spectators filled the stands of Memorial Field Thursday night to cheer not for a game, but for John Burroughs High School students clearing the final hurdle. As the 602 red-gowned members of the class of 2013 talked excitedly...
  • Graduation arrives for Burbank High School students

    Graduation arrives for Burbank High School students
    Thousands of camera-clutching family members and friends flocked to the Starlight Bowl Friday evening to watch the roughly 700 Burbank High School graduates rearrange the tassels on their mortarboards. It was a bittersweet evening for many graduates,...
  • Bell-Jeff graduation at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angeles: "It's such a proud moment."

    Bell-Jeff graduation at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angeles: "It's such a proud moment."
    High hopes for bright futures and fond recollections of days now suddenly past were on the minds of outgoing Bellarmine-Jefferson High School seniors during a graduation mass and commencement ceremony on Saturday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the...