| 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 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,...
| 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 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 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 4, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Members of Leadership Burbank have replaced a shuffleboard court at Joslyn Adult Center with an Oasis — a mini park that seniors and the community can enjoy.
First, the team removed about 2,300 square feet of concrete, said Jeff Carlon, project...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Several months ago, Sarkis Ajazaryan's father convinced him to go with him to a junkyard in Hollywood.
At first, the 14-year-old declined to tag along, but then decided to go anyway. Once there, he discovered a worn-out BMX bike.
As an eighth grader...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Noting a suggestion from a local mom, the Burbank school board has agreed to discuss later start times for middle and high school students, an idea gaining nationwide momentum following the American Academy of Pediatrics' endorsement.
Last month, the...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Gilbert Tobon remembers all the fun he had growing up here.
There was Burbank Night at Disneyland — where it seemed all the youth in town packed buses and traveled to the Anaheim amusement park. He also recalls Spirit Week before the Burbank-...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:29 PM
This fall, Burroughs High has a marching band with more than 100 students — a healthy number for most high schools. But the new director’s goal is to expand the program even more.
Taylor Arakelian recently took the helm as Burroughs’...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:04 PM
More students enrolled in Burbank schools this year than officials had projected, according to data released this week.
Across the district, 15,308 students were enrolled, an increase of more than 250 pupils compared to last year, said Hani Youssef,...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Pope Francis this month visited Seoul, South Korea, where he beatified 124 Korean martyrs, Catholics who were killed in the 18th and 19th centuries for standing up for their religion when the Joseon Dynasty was bent on bringing a halt to Western influence...