| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Monterey High School bid farewell to over 80 graduates Wednesday evening, the highest number of seniors since its establishment, said Principal Ann Brooks.
PHOTOS: Monterey High School 2014 graduation
"What these kids have done is learned resiliency...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:19 PM
As a father, I have learned to never underestimate my children, especially when it comes to athletic activities.
A good example of that occurred two weeks ago with my son Grant, who is 10. I also have a daughter, Shannon, who will be 13 next month....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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.
| 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...