| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:40 PM
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...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:47 PM
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...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:36 PM
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...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 11:45 AM
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...
| May 2, 2014
| 5:26 PM
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...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:43 PM
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...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 2:15 PM
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....
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:46 PM
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...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 2:49 PM
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...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:04 PM
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...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:34 PM
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...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 7:34 PM
About 150 elementary school students, teachers, elected officials and community members gathered at Jefferson Elementary School in Burbank Friday to honor those who lost their lives in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Attendees joined hands...