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  • Academic Decathlon team advances to state competition

    The Burbank High School Academic Decathlon team has advanced to the state championship after finishing fifth at the Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon earlier this month. Led by long-time Burbank High English teacher Val Beidelman, students...
  • Burbank High principal takes job at Village Christian

    Burbank High School Principal Bruce Osgood will step down at the end of the academic year to assume a similar role at Village Christian Schools in Sun Valley, officials said Thursday. Osgood, 56, will serve as principal for the middle and high schools...
  • New members join Foothill Civitans

    Our Foothill Civitan friends have been keeping busy with different causes. After initiating three new members — Ann Marie Coppen, Muguet Fonteboa and Judy Torres — during their Awards and Installation in September, they have hit the floor...
  • 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...
  • Family sues Beck's husband, LAPD

    Family sues Beck's husband, LAPD
    The family of a student who had a sexual affair with Burbank Unified middle school teacher Amy Beck has filed a lawsuit against her husband, a Los Angeles police officer, claiming he threatened to kill the teenager with his department-issued gun. The...
  • 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...
  • School board candidate Ted Bunch

    Current school board member Ted Bunch has lived in Burbank for 24 years, and taught in Burbank Unified from 1962 to 1999. A military brat, Bunch attended Glendale Community College and San Fernando State College, eventually earning a general secondary...
  • Candidates vying for City Council and school board seats

    Candidates for Burbank City Council and the Burbank Unified School District  Board are winding down their campaigns as residents prepare to vote in the upcoming election. The primary nominating election via mail-in ballot is Feb. 22. Whichever candidate...
  • 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...
  • Burbank High seniors brace for the future

    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....