| Feb 25, 2011
| 5:37 PM
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...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 5:55 PM
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...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 1:09 PM
Resting on scaffolding 12 feet off the ground, Randall Williams dipped his brush into black paint and made a smooth stroke that was the beginnings of an unraveling roll of film. And then, despite his precarious perch, he turned to the two dozen fifth-...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 3:55 PM
In 2003, newly named Burbank High School Principal Bruce Osgood hired an assistant principal by the name of Hani Youssef. Eight years later, that same assistant principal is poised to take over for his boss and mentor, who announced his departure in...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 4:28 PM
A handful of half-century-old trees on North Keystone Street could be removed this summer because officials say their roots and canopies will likely damage a new track planned for John Burroughs High School.
A dozen of the Camphor trees along the 300...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 6:42 PM
Two extremely talented young artists, soprano Juhye Kim and soprano saxophonist Christopher Bartz, who have already made a substantial mark in the music world, added a jewel to their respective crowns by taking top honors in the Burbank Philharmonic...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 6:00 AM
The Luther Middle School student store has operated at the center of campus for decades, serving as a gathering spot for students looking to check out sports equipment and purchase after-school snacks.
But in recent years the 200-square-foot, free-...
| May 28, 2011
| 1:00 AM
As the first measures of "Pomp and Circumstance" echoed throughout the Starlight Bowl on Friday, a large cheer erupted from the nearly 600 Burbank High School graduates waiting their turn to take to the stage.
"It is about time," said Jeremy Labertew....
| Jun 4, 2011
| 7:41 PM
With college applications and final exams behind them — for now — the 96 members of Providence High School’s Class of 2011 said their goodbyes at commencement Saturday.
“I’m excited to go to college because it seems like...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 5:03 PM
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.
| Sep 22, 2011
| 2:02 PM
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...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 4:37 PM
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...