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.
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.
Three Burbank High sophomores have started a free online educational platform for preschool and elementary students. Classes are available through August 3.
"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.
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.
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.
Fifty-five students graduated from Monterey High School with a virtual graduation ceremony on Friday, June 12.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.