| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:20 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:28 PM
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...
| 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 11, 2011
Lillian Hughes reveres the written word, so much so that the fifth-grade Stevenson Elementary School student often spends the lunch hour hunkered down with pencil and paper.
“She loves to write, she would rather write than do almost anything,&...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Just hours after delivering the state of the state address in Sacramento, Gov. Jerry Brown brought his message to Burbank Wednesday, meeting with several dozen local educators at Bret Harte Elementary School to discuss how his budget proposal would affect...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 2:02 PM
Students and staff at Disney Elementary School in Burbank were suprised to find a flock of plastic flamingos grazing in the school's newly dedicated Disney Diggers Garden Thursday morning.
The 2,500-square-foot garden was apparently "flocked" by another...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 4:37 PM
The blacktop at Washington Elementary School was transformed Friday into an explosive canvas of color as Nickelodeon artists helped students celebrate the 11th annual California Arts Day.
“I love that we just get to express ourselves and draw what...
| 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...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 2:46 PM
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...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Glendale and Burbank have been awarded nearly $900,000 to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety around school sites, the latest wave of grant money aimed at addressing local traffic congestion and the dangers it poses to students.
The combined amount was...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 3:29 PM
McKinley Elementary students on Monday competed against each other as either USC or UCLA patriots during the school’s annual Rivalry Day, capping a month college-related activities.
At the start of November, students wore logos of any college...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 4:21 PM
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,...