| 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...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Only days into his new job, Fred Martinez has been hard at work trying to turn around the sports programs at Bellarmine-Jefferson High.
Martinez has been hired as the new athletic director and head football coach at Bell-Jeff.
Martinez, 50, is the...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Roughly 20 Burbank students were recognized for their artistic talents this week as part of the annual Youth Art Expo, which featured the drawings, sketches and sculptures of more than 200 students.
The program, which was organized by the park,...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Burbank Unified students are graduating at a rate well above the state average, according to data released this week.
For the students who were part of the class of 2012-13, more than 91.8% of them graduated, while nearly 70 students dropped out.
| May 6, 2014
| 12:55 PM
The Burbank Arts for All Foundation presented its third annual "Party on the Plaza" gala honoring three stewards of arts education for Burbank public schools — the Downtown Burbank Partnership, Monterey High School art teacher Peggy Zirves and...
| May 30, 2014
| 7:47 PM
Students from the Burbank Adult School graduated earlier this week on a stage filled with caps and gowns and packed with second chances.
More than 180 students earned their high school diploma or General Educational Development certificates, known as a...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 7:38 PM
The Burbank Noon Kiwanis Club has partnered with students at Woodbury University to create a Circle K service group.
This experience will allow the students to network, be mentored and create relationships, said Circle K President Cassandra Perez, 20,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 7:15 PM
More than 250 supporters of Providence High School gathered on the back patio of Lakeside Golf Club to kick off the school's 2014 fundraising gala with a martini, lemon drop and cosmo sunset cocktail party this past Saturday.
Welcomed by the head of the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:24 PM
The instrumental music associations of Burbank and Burroughs high schools are setting aside their crosstown rivalry this week and producing a fundraising jazz concert at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Burbank High School Auditorium.
“An Evening of Jazz&...