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  • Providence seniors say farewell

    Providence seniors say farewell
    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...
  • New Burbank High principal details goals

    New Burbank High principal details goals
    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...
  • New track might force removal of mature trees

    New track might force removal of mature trees
    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...
  • 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...
  • Organizations

    Organizations
    Burbank author visits Burroughs High School Christina Moss, author of a series of science fiction books and longtime resident of Burbank, recently visited John Burroughs High School where she talked to students about creative writing and signed books...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Assistant U.S. education secretary speaks in Burbank

    Speaking Thursday at a conference in Burbank, U.S. Department of Education Asst. Secretary Thelma Melendez de Santa Ana said access to quality public education is the most pressing civil rights issue for the nation's school-age children. "The president,...
  • Burbank, Burroughs crown homecoming royalty

    Burbank, Burroughs crown homecoming royalty
    Burbank and Burroughs high schools formally recognized their 2010 homecoming courts at the cross-town rivalry football game Thursday. Burbank High School's homecoming king and queen were Ulises Ochoa and Melanie Bartemian. The other homecoming court...
  • Thoughts From the Bull Pen: Catching up with fans and family

    Looking back at last week, it was amazing that 9,000 people showed up to Memorial Field to watch a high school football game. Every year I cover the game, I run into someone I haven't seen in years. After the first couple of "what are you up to nows" from...
  • Obituary: Carol Jane Smallenburg, Educator

    Carol Jane Smallenburg passed away in her Burbank home on Nov. 16 from natural causes. She lived in Burbank for 65 years. She was born in Santa Barbara on Dec. 25, 1915, to Margaret and Virgil Thornton. At 16, she entered Stanford University and...