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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Trash is the latest fashion trend at Muir Middle School

    Trash is the latest fashion trend at Muir Middle School
    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...
  • On the Town: Burbank Phil awards young artist honors

    On the Town: Burbank Phil awards young artist honors
    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...
  • 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...
  • Student store gets an IKEA revamp

    Student store gets an IKEA revamp
    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-...
  • Photo: Warner Bros. partners with middle school to renovate theater

    Photo: Warner Bros. partners with middle school to renovate theater
    Luther Middle School's Miguel Delgado, 13, left, and Norm Barnett from theWarner Bros.Studio Facilities cut the ribbon during a grand reopening of the school's theater, which took place in Burbank on Thursday, March 8, 2012. Parents, students and staff...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Burroughs High grads return to Memorial Field: 'It feels awesome'

    Burroughs High grads return to Memorial Field: 'It feels awesome'
    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...
  • Monterey High grads overcome their own set of obstacles

    Monterey High grads overcome their own set of obstacles
    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...