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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Letter: School readies its annual carnival

    The month of March is bringing us a circus-themed carnival at Disney Elementary School PTA. The annual carnival will be on Saturday, March 15, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the playground at Clark Avenue and Mariposa Street, opposite George Izay/Olive Park....
  • Burbank school officials vote in favor of new charter school aimed at Armenian immigrants

    Burbank looks to be getting a new charter school — one aimed at recent Armenian immigrants — following a vote by school board officials last week. In addressing school officials at last Thursday’s board meeting, Julia Yeranossian-...
  • Burbank educators closer to approving 'LCAP' plan

    Burbank educators are closing in on a three-year plan that has been months in the making and lists priorities for how they spend state dollars, which have been increasing recently following years of cuts. The Local Control and Accountability Plan,...
  • Washington Elementary students receive free dental services

    Washington Elementary students receive free dental services
    Ten-year-old Gillian Johnson opened her mouth and, with a tiny brush, dental hygienist Lilian Regalado applied fluoride onto her teeth Tuesday morning at George Washington Elementary School in Burbank. The fifth-grader was one of roughly 455 students...
  • Letter: Special heroes help program's success

    The success of the Burbank Coordinating Council Holiday Basket Program is due to the participation of many hundreds of people along with service clubs, PTAs, scout troops, churches and more. You are all so wonderful and amazing! A lion's share of the...
  • Burbank school district plan gets hearing

    About 100 people attended a town hall meeting Thursday night where Burbank school officials received feedback from residents about the school district’s priorities for spending state dollars over the next three years. A list of nine priorities...
  • 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...
  • On the Town: BCC continues its basket-giving tradition

    On the Town: BCC continues its basket-giving tradition
    Yesterday, thousands of families throughout Burbank joined millions upon millions around the world in celebrating Christmas by opening gifts and enjoying a special meal with those they love. For 537 Burbank families that may not have happened were it...
  • 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,...