Burbank students will start the next school year on Aug. 15, 2016, following the school board’s recent approval of the instructional calendar. Placing the start date at the beginning of the third week of August was a priority for members of the school district’s calendar committee, made up of district...
Nearly all of the Burbank students who took the California High School Exit Exam during the 2014-15 academic year passed it, according to the results that state officials released last week. Of the 10th-graders who took the exam, 94% passed the math portion, while 95% passed the English language...
Prompted by recent thefts, Supt. Matt Hill suggests hiring a firm to conduct overview.
Artist tapped to paint work after parent secured grant funds and donations.
Over a period of about three weeks in September, more than 4,000 parents, students and staff members responded to a survey regarding the “climate” in Burbank Unified’s schools and its services. “Climate” refers to issues such as learning environment, safety, support services and educational programs,...
Author to speak on civil rights struggle as librarian adds books.
Woodbury University named a new president Wednesday, bringing to an end a six-month search that began after Luis Ma R. Calingo stepped down in February after fewer than three years in the post, citing a mismatch of his abilities and the larger goals of the university’s Board of Trustees. The private...
Burbank Unified lost about $4.5M last year due to student absences.
With about a week remaining until more than 200 high school students take the stage for "Burroughs on Broadway" in a three-night performance this weekend, the performers rehearsed last Thursday with director Brendan Jennings. About 60 students who belong to the Powerhouse choir, one of the four...
Rebecca Mieliwocki gives gift to Luther Burbank Middle School to add to classroom libraries.
'Wicked' star Megan Hilty joins Burbank High's mixed show choir 'In Sync.'
$1 million remains after the Burbank Unified school board allocated the majority of its one-time state allotment.
BUSD school board member Steve Ferguson meets with Burroughs High students to discuss the challenges teens face.
High school students from Glendale, Burbank among members participating in robotics competition.
But students ranked lower than nearby districts on new standardized exams.
IKEA awarded the school a $10,000 grant during the last school year.
BUSD students complete a summer English course at a higher rate; math dips.