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  • Tully Talk: Fathers, never underestimate your children

    Tully Talk: Fathers, never underestimate your children
    As a father, I have learned to never underestimate my children, especially when it comes to athletic activities. A good example of that occurred two weeks ago with my son Grant, who is 10. I also have a daughter, Shannon, who will be 13 next month....
  • Letter: Armenian school makes old issues new again

    So just what are they putting in the water cooler over at the school board offices? This is, after all, 2014, not 1964, and we have had more than 40 years of court-ordered desegregation. Now the Burbank school board would like to bring that to a...
  • Burbank educators closer to approving 'LCAP' plan

    Burbank educators are closing in on a three-year plan that has been months in the making and lists priorities for how they spend state dollars, which have been increasing recently following years of cuts. The Local Control and Accountability Plan,...
  • 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...
  • Community: New mini park installed at Joslyn Adult Center

    Community: New mini park installed at Joslyn Adult Center
    Members of Leadership Burbank have replaced a shuffleboard court at Joslyn Adult Center with an Oasis — a mini park that seniors and the community can enjoy. First, the team removed about 2,300 square feet of concrete, said Jeff Carlon, project...
  • Community: Muir auditorium brings back special memories

    Community: Muir auditorium brings back special memories
    John Muir Middle School's auditorium holds some special memories for me. When I was 4, my older sister had sewn matching dresses for us in her clothing class, and we modeled them in a fashion show on the auditorium stage. Years later, when I attended...
  • Washington Elementary students receive free dental services

    Washington Elementary students receive free dental services
    Ten-year-old Gillian Johnson opened her mouth and, with a tiny brush, dental hygienist Lilian Regalado applied fluoride onto her teeth Tuesday morning at George Washington Elementary School in Burbank. The fifth-grader was one of roughly 455 students...
  • Letter: Special heroes help program's success

    The success of the Burbank Coordinating Council Holiday Basket Program is due to the participation of many hundreds of people along with service clubs, PTAs, scout troops, churches and more. You are all so wonderful and amazing! A lion's share of the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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: 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...