| Jun 21, 2013
| 9:28 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Jordan Card (Burbank High, 2011) sophomore, Cal Lutheran women’s water polo: During her second season, the former Pacific League Player of the Year got but four starts during...
| May 7, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Fifteen students remain on a waiting list for Burbank Unified’s first Spanish dual-language immersion program after a lottery held April 22 determined the 29 students who won seats in the class.
Beginning this fall, students in a kindergarten...
| May 11, 2013
Look no further than John Burroughs High School to find the national grand champions of all high school choirs in the United States.
After months — and for some students, years — of work, two choir teams at John Burroughs High School secured...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 7:23 PM
A McKinley Elementary teacher has been placed on administrative leave after a third-grade student reported that the teacher helped a class answer questions on state standardized tests this week.
Burbank Unified Supt. Jan Britz, who made the announcement...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 12:18 PM
BURBANK — Providence High senior boys' volleyball player Phil Harvey and his counterpart at Burroughs, Daniel Jacobs, used to be teammates while playing for a club team in the San Gabriel Valley.
The two even teamed up playing in the freshman...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:34 PM
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...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 5:57 PM
It is that time of year for the service clubs to begin distributing their scholarship awards. The Magnolia Park Optimist Club made its first awards presentation at the club’s April 5th dinner meeting. This event took place at the Elk’s Club in...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Burbank high schools are outperforming many of their counterparts up and down the state in retaining and graduating students, according to data released this week.
Of the 1,329 Burbank students who started high school in 2007, 91.4% made it through to...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 6:00 AM
As new federal laws mandate more fruits and vegetables in school lunches, cafeterias in Glendale and Burbank are making adjustments to their menus. The transition, they say, has been fairly smooth.
Two years after the Healthy, Hunger-Free Eating Kids...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:25 PM
Even if not every student passed the Advanced Placement exam, merely being exposed to the more rigorous course work leading up to the exam makes students stronger in the long run, Burbank Unified officials say.
“The rigor is there. It gets them to...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 3:54 PM
Burbank Unified improved its overall score on the all-important state index that measures student achievement, according to data released Wednesday.
The district’s overall score on the Academic Performance Index improved by 13 points to 846 —...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 8:12 PM
With fall officially in full swing, members of the Parent Teachers Assn. and Booster Club of Burbank's Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School welcomed the season with their annual Fall Festival Picnic fundraiser last week. Transforming the grounds of the...