| 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.
| May 25, 2012
| 3:01 PM
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...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 7:09 PM
Models strode to and fro, blotting their makeup and adjusting their hair. Designers made last-minute tweaks to hemlines and shoulder straps. A producer looked anxiously at her watch.
The scene backstage at the first Muir Middle School fashion show had...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 11:36 AM
The John Burroughs High School Drama Department won first place for its production of Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” by the California Educational Theatre Assn.
The department won first place under the “Best Play” category...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Just hours after delivering the state of the state address in Sacramento, Gov. Jerry Brown brought his message to Burbank Wednesday, meeting with several dozen local educators at Bret Harte Elementary School to discuss how his budget proposal would affect...
| 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.
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:56 AM
Surrounded by his players and members of the cheerleading squad, Burroughs High School Head Football Coach Keith Knoop looked out over a sea of classic cars covering the grass of Johnny Carson Park during last week’s John Burroughs High School...
| 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...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 1:49 PM
School was never Erik Guzman’s forte, and there were plenty of people around him who assumed he wouldn’t make it through. He struggled to balance work at his family’s restaurant in East Los Angeles with his academic pursuits at...
| 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-...
| 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...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Glendale and Burbank have been awarded nearly $900,000 to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety around school sites, the latest wave of grant money aimed at addressing local traffic congestion and the dangers it poses to students.
The combined amount was...