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  • Burbank school district ponders pre-kindergarten

    Burbank school officials will consider implementing a new kindergarten program for the school district’s youngest five-year-olds. A new junior kindergarten program scheduled to be proposed to the Burbank school board Thursday would provide five...
  • Test prank backfires for Monterey High student

    An apparent prank by a Monterery High student — posting part of a standardized test online — resulted in a "cautionary flag" on the school's score, though state education officials acknowledged the intent appeared to an effort to show off a...
  • Burb's Eye View: Teacher looks forward as she returns home

     Burb's Eye View: Teacher looks forward as she returns home
    Christine Rog's first back-to-school ritual took place in her kitchen, where the construction of a ham sandwich heralded the start of a new year and new challenges ahead. Upon arriving at her new school, Stevenson Elementary, Rog marked another first:...
  • Burbank Unified's dropout rate declines

    The drop out rate for Burbank Unified continues to fall, with the district faring better than the state average for the 2012 academic year, according to the most recent data. Of the 1,410 students who started high school in 2008 on the path to...
  • Led by Bell-Jeff, girls' volleyball teams looking to build on success

    For nearly a half-decade, the Bellarmine-Jefferson High girls' volleyball team has been the most successful of the four programs in the city. Under coach Miguel Segura, the Guards had a streak of seven straight Santa Cruz League championships and a...
  • Burbank High leads city cross-country pack again

    Burbank High leads city cross-country pack again
    For the first time in years, there will be no Burbank All-City Cross-Country meet to sort, determine and highlight the top runners within the Media City. Yet, just because there's no race doesn't mean there isn't a competition among the four local...
  • Burbank High's Katie Hooper multitasks to success in two sports

    Burbank High's Katie Hooper multitasks to success in two sports
    When she arrived at Burbank High as a freshman, Katie Hooper was determined to play multiple sports. Along with softball, Hooper competed in girls' volleyball and girls' soccer. However, after enjoying a successful sophomore season on the diamond for...
  • Number of Burbank students taking AP, honors courses on the rise

    Burbank Unified this week announced that more students than ever are taking Advanced Placement and honors classes, although grades have dipped slightly in tandem with the greater access. In past years, AP and honors courses at Burbank and Burroughs high...
  • Japanese students get the full Burbank experience during two-week exchange

    Japanese students get the full Burbank experience during two-week exchange
    Mikeila Fujimoto, 16, sat patiently as Sean Conklin, an artist from Burbank's Make-up Designory, applied bloody gashes onto her face. It was one of the many activities scheduled Wednesday for Mikeila and her 11 other classmates from Ota, Japan on...
  • Dogs to visit Burbank schools to sniff for drugs, alcohol

    Dogs trained to sniff out drugs and alcohol will make 60 surprise visits to school campuses in Burbank over the next academic year under a new contract approved by district officials. The $11,100 agreement approved during last week’s school board...
  • Praise is common for youth coach

    I read with interest sportswriter Jeff Tully's article on longtime Burbank youth Coach Mike Graceffo in the July 20 Burbank Leader. A longtime Burbank City Park, Recreation, and Community Services coordinator, Graceffo has been a positive influence on the...
  • Community: Hal Wetherwax left behind a musical legacy in Burbank

    Community: Hal Wetherwax left behind a musical legacy in Burbank
    Walking down the street, I couldn't remember which house it was, but suddenly I heard the familiar trombone and it guided me to my destination. Students of Harold "Hal" E. Wetherwax had made a circle around the grand piano in the living room and they...