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  • The Crosby Chronicles: Burbank Unified's bulging parent packet

    The Crosby Chronicles: Burbank Unified's bulging parent packet
    I’m so glad the Burbank Unified School District gives parents the opportunity to pick up all necessary forms before school starts. The so-called parent packet used to be given out the first day of school with only one night to complete the...
  • Burbank school celebrates Literature Week with a reading marathon

    Burbank school celebrates Literature Week with a reading marathon
    Parents, community members and school district officials descended on Providencia Elementary to read books to students for more than an hour Friday morning. The 20th annual tradition brought nearly 60 volunteers to the campus to read to students in...
  • District brings back abuse hotline

    With more attention being paid to the potentially tragic effects of bullying, particularly online, Burbank Unified has resurrected a hotline for students to report abuse. As students prepare to return from summer break, Tom Steele, director of student...
  • A protocol for student safety

    As a player, Hoover High School football Coach Andrew Policky shrugged off headaches and injuries to become a stalwart wide receiver. A graduate of Arcadia High in 1998, he never once thought to go over to a trainer when he “got his bell rung”...
  • Burbank Unified kicks off new school year, teacher training

    Burbank Unified kicks off new school year, teacher training
    School is back in session for Burbank Unified. At Burroughs High School on Monday morning, teachers prepared to welcome roughly 2,650 students. In the quad, where posters advertised the Back to School Picnic on Aug. 24 and the Sept. 15 talent show,...
  • LoVett enjoyed success out of the gate for Providence

    The area has seen some outstanding boys' basketball players come through the city's high schools over the decades. In the mid-1960s, a lanky sharp-shooting Lynn Shackelford made a name for himself at Burroughs High. The CIF Southern Section Player of the...
  • Basketball was king at Providence during 2012-12 campaign

    This is the fourth in a four-part series looking back on the sports accomplishments of the four local high schools during the 2011-12 year. This installment is Providence High: Basketball reigned supreme at Providence High during the 2011-12 campaign....
  • Burbank school district looks at bullying rules

    State legislation regarding cyberbullying is spurring changes to Glendale Unified's own policies as school officials address the ways in which social media websites and other electronic media have affected their ability to monitor student activities....
  • Hoping to maintain success in girls' basketball

    Hoping to maintain success in girls' basketball
    It was a wildly successful and historic 2011-12 girls' basketball season for the four city teams. Not only did Burroughs High, Burbank, Providence and Bellarmine-Jefferson all qualify for the CIF Southern Section playoffs, but the Pioneers and Guards...
  • Bilingual education speaks to the future

    Public education has changed drastically. Technology, specialized magnet campuses, charter schools, the importance of Advanced Placement courses and standardized student tests — if you graduated even 10 years ago, odds are, you wouldn't recognize...
  • The high cost of sending students outdoors

    In Burbank, many fifth-graders live for Outdoor Science School — the handful of days when they venture to the mountains or ocean to hike trails with naturalists, sing songs by the campfire and sleep in bunks. The tradition has lasted more than 20...
  • Burbank Unified reviews head lice policy

    Burbank Unified is reviewing its head lice policy after a mother appealed to the school board for more conservative rules, especially as class sizes get bigger and more students are crowded together. Under the district’s current policy, students...