| 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...
| May 11, 2011
| 3:12 PM
It will be business as usual for the La Caņada Unified School District while other education officials brace for a dramatic shift in how their extracurricular activities are funded.
A recent lawsuit settlement invokes existing state law that bars schools...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 11:36 AM
‘Tis the season for friends and family to come a-calling and mistletoeing, to exchange gifts and holiday greetings, to host parties and other sundry fa-la-la-laing. Keeping with that tradition, the Cusumano Real Estate Group hosted their annual...
| Dec 21, 2011
BURBANK — Before turning into a nailbiter, Tuesday's matchup between the Glendale High girls' basketball team and Granada Hills started as a defensive struggle.
Ultimately, the contest resulted in a Nitros defeat.
Glendale fell to Granada Hills,...