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  • Winter wonderland

    Winter wonderland
    It looked as though a blizzard had let loose Thursday on the playground at Horace Mann preschool. Ten tons of snow smothered what had once been a patch of dry grass, and ice stuck to the length of a spindly tree. But overhead, blue sky peeked through...
  • District, city breaks ground on Memorial Field

    District, city breaks ground on Memorial Field
    More than a decade of planning and fundraising came to a head Monday as elected officials and community leaders crowded John Burroughs High School Memorial Field to break ground on a long-awaited $12-million renovation of the site. "It is a wonderful...
  • Academic Decathlon team advances to state competition

    The Burbank High School Academic Decathlon team has advanced to the state championship after finishing fifth at the Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon earlier this month. Led by long-time Burbank High English teacher Val Beidelman, students...
  • Burbank High principal takes job at Village Christian

    Burbank High School Principal Bruce Osgood will step down at the end of the academic year to assume a similar role at Village Christian Schools in Sun Valley, officials said Thursday. Osgood, 56, will serve as principal for the middle and high schools...
  • New members join Foothill Civitans

    Our Foothill Civitan friends have been keeping busy with different causes. After initiating three new members — Ann Marie Coppen, Muguet Fonteboa and Judy Torres — during their Awards and Installation in September, they have hit the floor...
  • Tenure issue must be discussed

    As the election to fill three Burbank Unified school board seats comes to an end, one issue has been completely left blowing in the wind: the tenure system, or the obtaining of permanent status as a teacher. A generally avoided, divisive topic, the...
  • From the Bullpen: Broken ground unearths old memories

    It's finally happened. After years of talk, securing funds, and sometimes downright political bickering, shovels have finally been turned on the Memorial Field rebuilding project at Burroughs High School. It was a who's who of Burbank schools,...
  • From the Bullpen: It's time for high school baseball

    Yes, it’s the start of the baseball season — the high school baseball season, that is. When the first pitch is thrown, there is that magic in the air that “this will be the season,” hope springs internal, and nothing can or will...
  • Students may be grading their teachers

    GLENDALE — Students at Glendale and Burbank high schools said they support a state bill that will allow them to rate their teachers on how well they do their jobs. The bill, signed into law Thursday by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, will be the first...
  • Family sues Beck's husband, LAPD

    Family sues Beck's husband, LAPD
    The family of a student who had a sexual affair with Burbank Unified middle school teacher Amy Beck has filed a lawsuit against her husband, a Los Angeles police officer, claiming he threatened to kill the teenager with his department-issued gun. The...
  • Congratulations

    Centenarian honored at Senior Bulldog luncheon Genevieve Sultenfuss was given special recognition at the Senior Bulldog luncheon on Sept. 13 at the Elks Lodge in Burbank. She turned 100 years old on Aug. 12. Sultenfuss was surrounded by family members...
  • School board candidate Ted Bunch

    Current school board member Ted Bunch has lived in Burbank for 24 years, and taught in Burbank Unified from 1962 to 1999. A military brat, Bunch attended Glendale Community College and San Fernando State College, eventually earning a general secondary...