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  • Burbank school officials vote in favor of new charter school aimed at Armenian immigrants

    Burbank looks to be getting a new charter school — one aimed at recent Armenian immigrants — following a vote by school board officials last week. In addressing school officials at last Thursday’s board meeting, Julia Yeranossian-...
  • Burbank youth theatre takes on the Bard

    Burbank youth theatre takes on the Bard
    After just three weeks, nearly 20 Burbank children and teens have memorized most of their lines and are making final tweaks to their performance on Thursday of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” It’s only...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Burbank educators report funding increase

    Burbank school officials revealed a district budget more than $10 million bigger than previous years — it’s part of a $4.75-billion state budget for the following year. School officials say they expect to receive a total of $125.6 million for...
  • 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,...
  • Cartoon Network to animate student's story

    Cartoon Network to animate student's story
    Lillian Hughes reveres the written word, so much so that the fifth-grade Stevenson Elementary School student often spends the lunch hour hunkered down with pencil and paper. “She loves to write, she would rather write than do almost anything,&...
  • Roundup of Burbank Clubs

    Burbank Noon Lions “Children Know Peace” is the theme for the 2011 International Peace Poster contest sponsored by the Burbank Noon Lions club, and on November 16, the club recognized the winners in a ceremony held at the Burbank Central...
  • Burroughs High grads return to Memorial Field: 'It feels awesome'

    Burroughs High grads return to Memorial Field: 'It feels awesome'
    It was impossible to tell which was shining more brightly at the Burroughs High School commencement ceremony on Thursday — the faces of the graduates or the newly renovated Memorial Field. “It feels awesome,” said Michael Lima as he...