| 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...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:39 PM
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...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:46 PM
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...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 2:49 PM
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...
| 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...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 6:32 PM
After two years as principal of Bellarmine-Jefferson High School, John Matheus is resigning from his post.
Matheus stepped in as principal of the school in 2011 after spending 30 years in various roles at La Salle High School in Pasadena.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:34 PM
The city will continue to operate after-school programs at various Burbank Unified sites when the academic year begins anew in August despite losing roughly $200,000 on the program each year.
The decision to maintain the status quo came this week during...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:34 PM
The Burbank Noon Kiwanis Club held its annual Scholarship and Citizenship Day at its meeting on May 8 at the Burbank YMCA. Each student was introduced and given a certificate and a monetary award.
The $1,000 Don Farquhar Memorial Scholarship Award went...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 3:29 PM
McKinley Elementary students on Monday competed against each other as either USC or UCLA patriots during the school’s annual Rivalry Day, capping a month college-related activities.
At the start of November, students wore logos of any college...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 7:59 PM
The Glendale and Burbank school districts won a reprieve this week when the county Board of Supervisors delayed voting on a plan to place a storm-water cleanup proposition on the ballot, a move that could cost the districts thousands.
If approved by...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 7:34 PM
About 150 elementary school students, teachers, elected officials and community members gathered at Jefferson Elementary School in Burbank Friday to honor those who lost their lives in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Attendees joined hands...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Yesterday, thousands of families throughout Burbank joined millions upon millions around the world in celebrating Christmas by opening gifts and enjoying a special meal with those they love. For 537 Burbank families that may not have happened were it...