| Sep 16, 2014
| 4:46 PM
A lower percentage of students graduated from Burbank high schools and immediately enrolled in colleges or universities last year compared to five years ago, according to recently released data.
In 2013, when 1,229 students graduated from John...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Last season, the Burbank Vikings Youth Tackle Football program's Midget Green team captured a Pacific Youth Football League Super Bowl championship with a resounding 34-6 victory against Ventura Black.
This season, with another solid turnout for the...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 12:34 PM
For Washington Elementary School at the northeast edge of Burbank, the new school year ushered in a new era. The 86-year-old school boasts a new roof, playground, mural and principal.
On Monday, her first day at the helm of the school, Brandi Young, 35,...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Perhaps it was the mix of cool jazz and hot salsa that pushed aside the recent heat spell and made for a perfect late-summer evening as John Burroughs High School's Instrumental Music Assn. presented its annual Salsa Under the Stars fundraiser last week....
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Saturday's nostalgia-fueled romp across the decades proved you may get older, but some people — and hairstyles — never change.
A reunion of hundreds overtook the grand ballroom of Castaway restaurant Saturday night, bringing together the...
| May 2, 2014
| 5:26 PM
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...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:43 PM
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...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 7:15 PM
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...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 7:38 PM
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,...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:16 PM
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,...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:24 PM
The instrumental music associations of Burbank and Burroughs high schools are setting aside their crosstown rivalry this week and producing a fundraising jazz concert at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Burbank High School Auditorium.
“An Evening of Jazz&...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:46 PM
David Starr Jordan Middle School is one of three middle schools that are finalists in a countywide competition to reduce the amount of trash schools send to landfills.
Months ago, Jordan students began participating in a competition overseen by Grades of...