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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,...
  • Burroughs High debuts college-level animation class

    Burroughs High debuts college-level animation class
    Nearly 20 students this week participated in the first-ever animation class at John Burroughs High School taught by a Woodbury University professor to give juniors and seniors an introduction to the industry. The beginning animation class will have...
  • In Theory: On the question of martyrdom

    Pope Francis this month visited Seoul, South Korea, where he beatified 124 Korean martyrs, Catholics who were killed in the 18th and 19th centuries for standing up for their religion when the Joseon Dynasty was bent on bringing a halt to Western influence...
  • Burbank High ready to induct latest Hall of Fame class

    Burbank High ready to induct latest Hall of Fame class
    Since it inducted its first class in 2008, the Burbank High Athletic Hall of Fame has had a long and illustrious group of former athletes, coaches, teams and administrators to choose from. "At Burbank High we have an advantage that many schools don't...
  • Burbank school board OKs counselor

    The Burbank school board unanimously approved hiring a guidance counselor last week to split their time between two Burbank schools under a pilot program that will be paid for with donations from parent booster clubs. The decision stems from a...
  • Burbank's AP exam pass rate exceeds state, national average

    In Burbank, more students are passing advanced-placement exams than students at the state and national levels, according to data released recently. At Burbank High, there are 18 advanced-placement classes that include English literature, European...
  • Letter: Problem wasn't really the insulation

    The Burbank Leader of Aug. 13 regarding the noxious odor in several offices and classrooms at Jordan Middle School only tells half the story. The issue at the school wasn’t “poorly drying wet attic insulation,” but it was attic...
  • New school year kicks off for Burbank kids

    New school year kicks off for Burbank kids
    More than 16,000 kids returned to Burbank schools on Monday, ushering in a new academic year that will see Burbank educators continue to shift to new curriculum standards and restore some academic programs. At Walt Disney Elementary, where fewer than 400...
  • Burb's Eye View: Muir students rock with music legends

     Burb's Eye View: Muir students rock with music legends
    We just had our faces melted off by the shrieking guitar riffs and arena-blasting, Prog-Rock stylings of Styx. Then Foreigner took the Greek Theatre stage, wailing on classic ballads 30 years past their Billboard heyday, but no less powerful. It was the...
  • Students from South Korea visit as part of sister-city exchange

    Students from South Korea visit as part of sister-city exchange
    A dozen students crowded around a picnic table at Ralph Foy Park in Burbank Monday afternoon, decorating leather bracelets and bookmarks. The high school and college students hailed from Incheon, South Korea, Burbank’s sister city since 1961, and...
  • In Theory: Do children of faith have more difficulty differentiating between fact and fiction?

    A study published this month in the journal Cognitive Science and reported by the Huffington Post shows that young children exposed to religion find it more difficult to differentiate between fact and fiction than do their peers being reared in secular...
  • Giligia Charter Academy misses deadline to disclose location

    Burbank school officials said they had not yet received an address where Giligia Charter Academy would operate, though that information was due Monday. The charter's lead petitioner, Julia Yeranossian-Aghishian, declined to disclose the school's address...