High schools participate in county academic decathlon
BURBANK -- Burbank High School’s nine-member academic decathlon
team slipped from last year’s third place to 10th place this year in
the Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon.
John Burroughs High School placed 31st out of 40 participating
The overall winner of the Decathlon was Palos Verdes Peninsula
High School, which scored 43,081 out of a possible 60,000 points.
Second place went to Beverly Hills High School with 40,415 points.
Burbank racked up 37,562 points and Burroughs scored 26,472
The Academic Decathlon took place on two days -- Jan. 25 at
Gladstone High School, and Feb. 1 at San Gabriel High School and Cal
State Los Angeles, where the Super Quiz Relay, the culminating event
of the decathlon, was held in the university’s gymnasium.
‘The Fantastiks’ go onstage at Providence High School
MEDIA DISTRICT WEST -- Providence Players, Providence High
School’s theater group, presents “The Fantastiks,” a story about
first love between a dreamy 16-year-old girl and her awkward
The musical runs Friday through Sunday in the school auditorium,
511 S. Buena Vista St.
The show previews on Valentine’s Day with a “sweetheart rate” of
$25 for couples, which includes a pre-show wine and cheese reception
at 6:30 p.m. and a 7:30 p.m. performance.
Matinee and evening performances are at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday,
with a 2 p.m. matinee Sunday.
Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors, and $5
for children 7 and younger.
For ticket reservations or more information, call 846-8141, ext.
278. Seats are limited.
Candidates forum hosted by League of Women Voters
CIVIC CENTER -- A candidates forum for city council and school
district elections is from 6:30 to 10 p.m. today in the Council
Chambers of Burbank City Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave.
The City Council candidates will be questioned from 6:30 to 8:15
p.m., with the school board candidates following at 8:30 p.m. The
event ends at 10 p.m.
Both sets of candidates will answer questions from audience
members. The public can watch the forum on Charter Communications
The forum is presented by the League of Women Voters of
Glendale/Burbank. Questions from the public can be submitted to
league members before the event at 247-2407 or
The televised program will be replayed on Channel 6 until the
primary election day Feb. 25.
The city will list the times and dates of the telecasts on its Web
Grandparents honored on Valentine’s Day
HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- St. Robert Bellarmine Elementary School
students will honor their grandparents at a Valentine’s Day event
from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday.
After attending morning Mass, grandparents will join the children
in the courtyard for the flag salute, then walk across the street for
a Continental breakfast in St. Eleanor’s Hall on campus. When they
have completed breakfast, grandparents will come back to the
elementary school and go into various classrooms. In some of the
rooms, they will do art projects with their grandchildren.
St. Robert Bellarmine Elementary School is at 154 N. Fifth St. For
more information, call 842-5033.
Compiled by Molly Shore