Author: Lisa Paredes

Burroughs High VMA Presents “Total Eclipse Of The Stream” Show Online Via Twitch

John Burroughs High School Vocal Music students perform hits from the 80s online via the Twitch platform on Saturday, June 27. The JBHS VMA has developed their ShowChoir channel on Twitch as a live performance space. More shows are slated for the coming weeks.

Burbank Unified Superintendent’s Update Addresses Budget, Reopening Concerns

With changes to the State budget, Burbank Unified now will not have to weather a drastic cut in funding, but federal advocacy is encouraged for the next stimulus package to help the schools safely reopen. Reopening concerns and plans are also discussed, including an FAQ and a survey to gauge choice between 100% distance learning and hybrid models for the 20-21 school year.

Burbank High Students Start Project Teens Teach To Mentor Youngsters

Three Burbank High sophomores have started a free online educational platform for preschool and elementary students. Classes are available through August 3.

MANecdotes: Stories About Fatherhood Show Aims To Raise Funds For Family Service Agency

"MANecdotes" features local storytellers sharing touching, hilarious and embarrassing stories about fatherhood just in time for Father's Day on Sunday, June 21. The online show will raise funds for FSA through pre-purchased tickets.

Burbank And Burroughs Graduates Receive NOBLE Scholarships

Ariana Kretz and Berlin Aguayo from Burroughs High and Rebecca Audette from Burbank High received scholarships from NOBLE, the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives.

Burbank Cultural Arts Commission Calls For Utility Box Artist Submissions

Six selected artists will receive a $1000 stipend to paint utility boxes in the Magnolia Park District of Burbank for Phase Four of the City's Beautification Program. The application period runs through July 23.

Monterey High School Class Of 2020 Celebrates With Virtual Graduation

Fifty-five students graduated from Monterey High School with a virtual graduation ceremony on Friday, June 12.

Burbank Human Relations Council Urges City Leaders And Community To Work For Racial Justice

The Burbank Human Relations Council releases a statement on the recent protests that have swept the nation in the wake of the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, encouraging the City and community to actively work against racism, injustice and violence.

Burbank Unified Superintendent Encourages Advocacy For Increased State Funding

In an email sent to parents, caregivers, students and staff, BUSD Superintendent outlines Board of Education '20-21 Budget meetings and dates, encourages stakeholders to contact government representatives to increase funding and notes District reopening considerations.

Get Out Of Town!: Trejo’s Cantina

Trejo's Cantina on Cahuenga in Hollywood is open for takeout and delivery, along with the other Trejo's Tacos spots throughout Los Angeles. Trejo's Coffee & Donuts has plans to re-open soon.

Sliders Bakery And Ice Cream Factory Adds Some Sweet Treats To Burbank Boulevard

Recently-opened small batch ice cream shop and bakery on Burbank Boulevard serves up delicious ice cream, cookies and pies with creative flavors and friendly service.

Burbank High School Honors Class of 2020 Graduates

Graduating seniors in the BHS Class of 2020 culminated a week of senior awards and recognition with a virtual graduation ceremony on Friday evening, May 22.

John Burroughs High School Class Of 2020 Celebrates Graduation

Graduating seniors in the JBHS Class of 2020 culminated a week of senior awards and recognition with a virtual graduation ceremony on Thursday evening, May 21.