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  • Candidates vying for City Council and school board seats

    Candidates for Burbank City Council and the Burbank Unified School District  Board are winding down their campaigns as residents prepare to vote in the upcoming election. The primary nominating election via mail-in ballot is Feb. 22. Whichever candidate...
  • Students may be grading their teachers

    GLENDALE — Students at Glendale and Burbank high schools said they support a state bill that will allow them to rate their teachers on how well they do their jobs. The bill, signed into law Thursday by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, will be the first...
  • Congratulations

    Centenarian honored at Senior Bulldog luncheon Genevieve Sultenfuss was given special recognition at the Senior Bulldog luncheon on Sept. 13 at the Elks Lodge in Burbank. She turned 100 years old on Aug. 12. Sultenfuss was surrounded by family members...
  • Academic Decathlon team advances to state competition

    The Burbank High School Academic Decathlon team has advanced to the state championship after finishing fifth at the Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon earlier this month. Led by long-time Burbank High English teacher Val Beidelman, students...
  • Burbank High principal takes job at Village Christian

    Burbank High School Principal Bruce Osgood will step down at the end of the academic year to assume a similar role at Village Christian Schools in Sun Valley, officials said Thursday. Osgood, 56, will serve as principal for the middle and high schools...
  • New members join Foothill Civitans

    Our Foothill Civitan friends have been keeping busy with different causes. After initiating three new members — Ann Marie Coppen, Muguet Fonteboa and Judy Torres — during their Awards and Installation in September, they have hit the floor...
  • Tenure issue must be discussed

    As the election to fill three Burbank Unified school board seats comes to an end, one issue has been completely left blowing in the wind: the tenure system, or the obtaining of permanent status as a teacher. A generally avoided, divisive topic, the...
  • From the Bullpen: It's time for high school baseball

    Yes, it’s the start of the baseball season — the high school baseball season, that is. When the first pitch is thrown, there is that magic in the air that “this will be the season,” hope springs internal, and nothing can or will...
  • Alum takes helm at Bell-Jeff

    Incoming Bellarmine-Jefferson High School Principal John Matheus has a long to-do list ready for when he takes over on July 1 — increase enrollment, foster a faith-based environment and champion the school’s athletic teams. But one...
  • Disney Elementary apparently 'flocked' by another Burbank school

    Disney Elementary apparently 'flocked' by another Burbank school
    Students and staff at Disney Elementary School in Burbank were suprised to find a flock of plastic flamingos grazing in the school's newly dedicated Disney Diggers Garden Thursday morning. The 2,500-square-foot garden was apparently "flocked" by another...
  • Homecoming, but not at home

    Homecoming, but not at home
    The venue was different, but the spirit was the same as Burbank and Burroughs high schools saluted their 2011 homecoming courts during the most anticipated football game of the year Friday evening. Burbank High School’s homecoming king and queen...
  • Playground becomes a canvas

    Playground becomes a canvas
    The blacktop at Washington Elementary School was transformed Friday into an explosive canvas of color as Nickelodeon artists helped students celebrate the 11th annual California Arts Day. “I love that we just get to express ourselves and draw what...