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  • Junkyard bike gets a second life at Burbank school

    Junkyard bike gets a second life at Burbank school
    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...
  • Adult school graduates earn second chances

    Adult school graduates earn second chances
    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...
  • Burbank school district plan gets hearing

    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...
  • Noon Kiwanis Club honors students

    Noon Kiwanis Club honors students
    The Burbank Noon Kiwanis Club held its annual Scholarship and Citizenship Day at its meeting on May 8 at the Burbank YMCA. Each student was introduced and given a certificate and a monetary award. The $1,000 Don Farquhar Memorial Scholarship Award went...
  • Trash is the latest fashion trend at Muir Middle School

    Trash is the latest fashion trend at Muir Middle School
    Models strode to and fro, blotting their makeup and adjusting their hair. Designers made last-minute tweaks to hemlines and shoulder straps. A producer looked anxiously at her watch. The scene backstage at the first Muir Middle School fashion show had...
  • Roundup of Burbank Clubs

    Burbank Noon Lions “Children Know Peace” is the theme for the 2011 International Peace Poster contest sponsored by the Burbank Noon Lions club, and on November 16, the club recognized the winners in a ceremony held at the Burbank Central...
  • Student store gets an IKEA revamp

    Student store gets an IKEA revamp
    The Luther Middle School student store has operated at the center of campus for decades, serving as a gathering spot for students looking to check out sports equipment and purchase after-school snacks. But in recent years the 200-square-foot, free-...
  • Burbank City Council to host three town hall meetings for public input

    Have an issue you’d like to take up with your local elected officials? The Burbank City Council this week is hosting three town hall meetings to interact with and get feedback from community members. “This is just a way to try to reach out...
  • Burbank residents bring neighborhood-specific concerns to first in series of town halls

    Roughly 30 Burbank residents on Tuesday attended the first of three town hall meetings hosted by the City Council in an effort to hear from constituents in a more casual setting outside City Hall. Due to state open meeting laws that prevent elected...
  • Photo: Warner Bros. partners with middle school to renovate theater

    Photo: Warner Bros. partners with middle school to renovate theater
    Luther Middle School's Miguel Delgado, 13, left, and Norm Barnett from theWarner Bros.Studio Facilities cut the ribbon during a grand reopening of the school's theater, which took place in Burbank on Thursday, March 8, 2012. Parents, students and staff...
  • It's all Greek to these Jordan Middle School students

    It's all Greek to these Jordan Middle School students
    Jeans and T-shirts were replaced with flowing white robes and leafy crowns at Jordan Middle School on Friday as sixth-grade students engrossed themselves in their studies of ancient Greece. Part history lesson, part cultural celebration, Greek Day is...
  • Through playwriting program, students improve writing skills

    Through playwriting program, students improve writing skills
    A three-year theater arts initiative designed to strengthen the writing skills of middle school students is drawing to a close as the student playwrights and their collaborators stage a final series of performances of work they've written. At Luther...