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Elementary Schools

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  • Burbank school board OKs counselor

    The Burbank school board unanimously approved hiring a guidance counselor last week to split their time between two Burbank schools under a pilot program that will be paid for with donations from parent booster clubs. The decision stems from a...
  • New school year kicks off for Burbank kids

    New school year kicks off for Burbank kids
    More than 16,000 kids returned to Burbank schools on Monday, ushering in a new academic year that will see Burbank educators continue to shift to new curriculum standards and restore some academic programs. At Walt Disney Elementary, where fewer than 400...
  • On the Town: Booster Club, Tony's go after causes

     On the Town: Booster Club, Tony's go after causes
    With two different, and yet equally important goals, the Roosevelt Elementary School Booster Club and Tony Yanow, the proprietor of Burbank's Tony's Darts Away, staged respective fundraisers this past week. Gathering at the Canyon Grille at DeBell...
  • Burbank educators report funding increase

    Burbank school officials revealed a district budget more than $10 million bigger than previous years — it’s part of a $4.75-billion state budget for the following year. School officials say they expect to receive a total of $125.6 million for...
  • Burbank school district OKs independent study program

    Burbank school officials approved a new independent-study program recently in hopes of attracting Burbank students that the district has lost to similar programs nearby that provide students flexibility in earning a high school diploma. The district is...
  • Burbank school counselor program could be revived after a decade

    Burbank school officials this week considered reviving a position that hasn't existed for more than 10 years, but it would initially be funded by parents and not available to all schools. In the 1990s, guidance counselors served students across the...
  • 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...
  • Washington Elementary students look up to a fresh face

    Washington Elementary students look up to a fresh face
    For Washington Elementary School at the northeast edge of Burbank, the new school year ushered in a new era. The 86-year-old school boasts a new roof, playground, mural and principal. On Monday, her first day at the helm of the school, Brandi Young, 35,...
  • Letter: Volunteers sought for holiday baskets

    The Burbank Coordinating Council is busily preparing for its holiday basket program and we need the community's help. This program matches up needy families in our community with individuals, businesses, service organizations and all groups that are...
  • Letter: Holiday Basket program seeks help

    Burbank Coordinating Council is working hard to make sure that all the low-income families who attend Burbank schools and apply for our annual Holiday Baskets program get help with both food and gifts. In order to assure this, we need your help! It takes...
  • Two Burbank schools earn 'Distinguished' title

    Two Burbank schools earn 'Distinguished' title
    Improving students' overall academic success was a key component in two local elementary schools receiving 2014 California Distinguished Schools' awards this week. Joaquin Miller and R.L. Stevenson elementary schools were also each presented an...
  • Pole vaulter Matt Schwartz's future is up in the air

    Pole vaulter Matt Schwartz's future is up in the air
    Matt Schwartz has vaulted himself into some rarefied air at Burroughs High. During his senior season, Schwartz has continued to reach notable heights in the boys' pole vault. What has been more impressive is the athlete's progression on the school's...