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  • Data show higher enrollment in Burbank schools

    More students enrolled in Burbank schools this year than officials had projected, according to data released this week. Across the district, 15,308 students were enrolled, an increase of more than 250 pupils compared to last year, said Hani Youssef,...
  • On the Town: Arts benefit is first-class all the way

    On the Town: Arts benefit is first-class all the way
    The Burbank Arts for All Foundation presented its third annual "Party on the Plaza" gala honoring three stewards of arts education for Burbank public schools — the Downtown Burbank Partnership, Monterey High School art teacher Peggy Zirves and...
  • Junkyard bike gets a second life at Burbank school

    Junkyard bike gets a second life at Burbank school
    Several months ago, Sarkis Ajazaryan's father convinced him to go with him to a junkyard in Hollywood. At first, the 14-year-old declined to tag along, but then decided to go anyway. Once there, he discovered a worn-out BMX bike. As an eighth grader...
  • Burbank preschool's closure is the end of an era

    Burbank preschool's closure is the end of an era
    Burbank preschool teacher Connie Pereida turned on the lights at Killgore Kiddie Kamp and a couple dozen children woke up ready to sing songs, eat snacks and play in the sandbox before the end of the school day. It would be one of the last times the...
  • Burbank school district plan gets hearing

    About 100 people attended a town hall meeting Thursday night where Burbank school officials received feedback from residents about the school district’s priorities for spending state dollars over the next three years. A list of nine priorities...
  • Burbank Unified reports more graduating students than average

    Burbank Unified reports more graduating students than average
    Burbank Unified students are graduating at a rate well above the state average, according to data released this week. For the students who were part of the class of 2012-13, more than 91.8% of them graduated, while nearly 70 students dropped out. The...
  • Two Burbank schools earn 'Distinguished' title

    Two Burbank schools earn 'Distinguished' title
    Improving students' overall academic success was a key component in two local elementary schools receiving 2014 California Distinguished Schools' awards this week. Joaquin Miller and R.L. Stevenson elementary schools were also each presented an...
  • Pole vaulter Matt Schwartz's future is up in the air

    Pole vaulter Matt Schwartz's future is up in the air
    Matt Schwartz has vaulted himself into some rarefied air at Burroughs High. During his senior season, Schwartz has continued to reach notable heights in the boys' pole vault. What has been more impressive is the athlete's progression on the school's...
  • On the Town: Providence High starts fundraising event

    On the Town: Providence High starts fundraising event
    More than 250 supporters of Providence High School gathered on the back patio of Lakeside Golf Club to kick off the school's 2014 fundraising gala with a martini, lemon drop and cosmo sunset cocktail party this past Saturday. Welcomed by the head of the...
  • Community: Kiwanis sponsors college group

    Community: Kiwanis sponsors college group
    The Burbank Noon Kiwanis Club has partnered with students at Woodbury University to create a Circle K service group. This experience will allow the students to network, be mentored and create relationships, said Circle K President Cassandra Perez, 20,...
  • Adult school graduates earn second chances

    Adult school graduates earn second chances
    Students from the Burbank Adult School graduated earlier this week on a stage filled with caps and gowns and packed with second chances. More than 180 students earned their high school diploma or General Educational Development certificates, known as a...
  • Students' works recognized at Youth Art Expo

    Students' works recognized at Youth Art Expo
    Roughly 20 Burbank students were recognized for their artistic talents this week as part of the annual Youth Art Expo, which featured the drawings, sketches and sculptures of more than 200 students. The program, which was organized by the park,...