| Aug 15, 2011
| 5:21 PM
Friends embraced, counselors distributed schedules and administrators provided directions Monday as Burbank High School swelled with students for the first day of the school year.
“I couldn’t sleep,” said 14-year-old freshman Jasmine...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 1:53 PM
Heather Bussard of Burbank won an academic scholarship from SPS Technologies. She is the daughter of Gordon Bussard, an employee of SPS Technologies. The company’s scholarship program was established to recognize the accomplishments of sons and...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 6:24 PM
A family has sued the Police Department and the Burbank Unified School District, alleging their teenage daughter was illegally interrogated after her identity was confused with that of a friend who reported an allegation of sexual molestation.
| Aug 29, 2011
| 8:15 AM
The John Burroughs High School Vocal Musical Assn. presented this years Alumni Pop Show, "Love is on the Way," Saturday evening.
Alumni from several years participated in the event at the high school auditorium, including Burroughs Music Director Brendan...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 9:47 AM
Rebecca Mieliwocki, an English teacher at Luther Burbank Middle School, is one of California’s 2011 Teachers of the Year and will advance to the national competition, focusing a statewide spotlight on Burbank Unified.
Mieliwocki said she found...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 7:00 AM
High numbers of drug-related expulsions, traffic accidents and absences have prompted a review of Crescenta Valley High School’s open lunch policy, officials said this week.
The La Crescenta campus is the only Glendale Unified high school that...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 6:27 PM
Burbank teachers took to city streets Thursday to demand that school district officials return to the bargaining table to finalize the terms of a new contract.
Burbank Unified and the Burbank Teachers Assn. have been locked in negotiations for months,...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 7:00 AM
After its summer hiatus, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra is back in business for the season, and Burbank musician Julie Gigante says she’s happy to return. A violinist with the orchestra since 1986, Gigante put it simply: “We love it. It&...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 4:04 PM
In the back corner of the John Burroughs High School courtyard, about as far as you can get from the stage and still keep an ear on the action, Connie Trimble packed up the last of her cooking utensils.
On that stage all Saturday morning, the varied...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:45 AM
More than 40 brand new guitars and 40 brand new cables have been donated to Burbank schools.
The donation—from the Traveling Guitar Foundation, ESP Guitars and Mogami Cable—will be going to four instrumental programs at Burbank High School,...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 3:17 PM
While the foliage of Burbank does little to colorfully announce the arrival of fall, Johnny Carson Park was ablaze in vivid red as the John Burroughs High School Arrowhead Club presented their 24th annual car show this past Sunday. This yearly event,...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 8:16 PM
A $12.7-million renovation of Memorial Field has ignited a debate about where John Burroughs High School will host its May graduation, with administrators arguing that the facility needs to be protected and students calling for a return to the traditional...