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  • Hawaii comes to Roosevelt Elementary School

    Hawaii comes to Roosevelt Elementary School
    The gentle sounds of the Pacific could be heard floating through halls of Roosevelt Elementary School this week as members of the Hawaiian Club staged their annual performance. Participating students, who included nearly the entire fifth grade,...
  • Burbank Unified improves high school exit exam scores

    Burbank Unified improves high school exit exam scores
    State education officials this week released data showing that 94% of high school sophomores in Burbank Unified last year passed the English test needed to graduate, while 93% passed the math portion of the test. The figures represent the results of...
  • On the Town: Comedians help high school football stay ahead

    On the Town: Comedians help high school football stay ahead
    If you visit your regular food market today, notice what seems to be a run on all manner of snack items and brewed beverages, and don't understand what's happening, the chances are better than good that you are not a fan or follower of one of the National...
  • It's all Greek to these Jordan Middle School students

    It's all Greek to these Jordan Middle School students
    Jeans and T-shirts were replaced with flowing white robes and leafy crowns at Jordan Middle School on Friday as sixth-grade students engrossed themselves in their studies of ancient Greece. Part history lesson, part cultural celebration, Greek Day is...
  • School a good fit for Rancho

    It looks like the right fit has been found for the Burbank Rancho former GM Training Facility on Riverside Drive. It is the Lycée International de Los Angeles school. This prestigious, upscale French/American school will be a good neighbor and an asset to...
  • State names Roosevelt Elementary 'distinguished'

    State names Roosevelt Elementary 'distinguished'
    Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School was one of hundreds of schools statewide Thursday to be named 2012 California Distinguished Schools. Balboa, Monte Vista and Mountain Avenue elementary schools in Glendale and Don Benito Fundamental School in Pasadena...
  • New law strengthens ban on public school fees

    New law strengthens ban on public school fees
    Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that strengthens the state constitution’s guarantee of a free public education by specifically banning all school fees related to educational activities. Such fees already were against the law, based on...
  • Adults of all ages, backgrounds secure their high school diplomas

    Adults of all ages, backgrounds secure their high school diplomas
    Burbank resident David Standel was scheduled to graduate from high school in 1961 before a series of complicated family issues forced him to drop out. He worked a variety of jobs, including at his father’s restaurant and later as a computer systems...
  • Through playwriting program, students improve writing skills

    Through playwriting program, students improve writing skills
    A three-year theater arts initiative designed to strengthen the writing skills of middle school students is drawing to a close as the student playwrights and their collaborators stage a final series of performances of work they've written. At Luther...
  • Burbank to continue after school programs despite financial hit

    Burbank to continue after school programs despite financial hit
    The city will continue to operate after-school programs at various Burbank Unified sites when the academic year begins anew in August despite losing roughly $200,000 on the program each year. The decision to maintain the status quo came this week during...
  • Noon Kiwanis Club honors students

    Noon Kiwanis Club honors students
    The Burbank Noon Kiwanis Club held its annual Scholarship and Citizenship Day at its meeting on May 8 at the Burbank YMCA. Each student was introduced and given a certificate and a monetary award. The $1,000 Don Farquhar Memorial Scholarship Award went...
  • Editorial: Leave schools off the bill for cleanup

    The Glendale and Burbank school districts won a reprieve this week when the county Board of Supervisors delayed voting on a plan to place a storm-water cleanup proposition on the ballot, a move that could cost the districts thousands. If approved by...