District News

Free and Reduced-Price Meals for Burbank Unified Students

Burbank Unified School District is announcing its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the National School Lunch Program

BUSD Appoints Assistant Superintendent of Facilities and Information Technology

Rick Nolette has been serving as the Senior Program Manager for school district’s bond program

School District to Save $10 Million in Energy Costs

Burbank Unified School District Builds Sustainable Bond Relief and Saves $10 Million in Energy Costs

BUSD Awarded Career Technical Education Incentive Grant

District is one of the first districts in California to be awarded a Career Technical Education Incentive Grant (CTEIG) by the California State Board of Education

Stevenson Elementary is the First Burbank School to Unveil Buddy Benches

Students sitting on the bench signals to teachers and other adults on campus that there might be a problem

Burbank Unified School’s Survey on School Starting Time

District would like you know if you like school starting at 8:00 am or maybe later?

Security at Burbank Schools Examined After Incidents

Securing all entrances and greeting everyone on campus were among the actions the school sites would continue to take

Burbank Unified May Ask Students to B.Y.O.D.

BYOD, or bring your own device, the idea behind it is that since so many students have the technology and are bringing it to school, it could be possible for a smartphone, tablet or iPad to be used to help students learn

BUSD Appoints Two New Elementary Assistant Principals

Marilyn Snook will become the AP at Joaquin Miller Elementary School and Craig Bugbee will serve as AP of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School

Suicide Prevention Being Brought to the Forefront

It starts with students who are in elementary school and teaching them to deal with feelings of sadness or being out of control.

Teacher Union President Upset About New School Superintendent

District announces hiring of new BUSD Superintendent with a community meting scheduled for Tuesday night, Teachers union tries to rally members against hiring

Dr. Peter Knapik Selected as BUSD Director of Elementary Education

At last week’s Board of Education meeting, Dr. Peter Knapik was introduced as the District’s new Director of Elementary Education

BUSD District Office Offers Online Customer Service Survey

Each BUSD department has opened an online survey that allows parents, staff, and community members to rate their responsiveness and customer support