Schools

Congratulations to the John Burroughs High School Class of 2020

Here is the senior class of 2020 for John Burroughs High School with individual honors

Congratulations to the Burbank High School Class of 2020

While the senior class of 2020 was forced to miss all of the pomp and circumstance of a graduation ceremony, myBurbank wanted to salute all of the…

BUSD to Hold Special Budget Study Meeting Tuesday: Goodbye Horace Mann?

Horace Mann, middle and high school councelors, and library assistants are just some of the proposed cuts during the budget discussion

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.

Parents Urge Burbank Teachers And School District Reconsideration Of Credit/No Credit Grading Policy

Hundreds of parents and students have signed petition urging Burbank Teachers Association and BUSD Administration to allow high school students to choose a letter grade option for their Spring semester grade, rather than a blanket Credit/No Credit mark.

Burbank High Seniors Pick Up Caps And Gowns For Graduation

Graduating seniors at Burbank and Burroughs High Schools picked up their caps and gowns this week. BHS first year Principal Tom Crowther, also known as Dr. C on campus, explained how the process worked and his hopes for the Class of 2020.

Substitutes Left Out Of Teacher’s Compensation Seek Support

Substitute teachers left without an income petition to be included in the school district’s employee compensation during the Coronavirus shutdown.

Burroughs High Drama Releases Web Series “Act One: Scene Death!”

In place of the typical Spring semester play, JBHS Drama is releasing a murder mystery web series on IGTV and YouTube, written, filmed and edited remotely by teacher Guy Myers and students in the Play Production class in accordance with the safer at home guidelines. It's free to watch but donations to JBHS Stagecraft Technology program via the JBHS Drama website are encouraged.

Burbank Unified Announces Credit/No Credit Grading For Spring Semester

BUSD announces plan to use Credit/No Credit grading for the spring semester, while several parents of high school students raise concerns and request the option of choosing a letter grade for the semester. Superintendent Matt Hill also lists resources and announcements for all BUSD students and families in his weekly email.

Burbank Unified Ponders Elimination Of Stage Craft Technology, Many CTE Programs

Since Measure I did not pass, the Burbank Unified School District must cut $3.8 million for the 2020-21 school year to balance the budget and one of the proposed cuts includes the elimination of the Stage Craft Technology program at Burbank and Burroughs High Schools. Parents, students and stakeholders are rallying support for the beloved, and as many see it, vital, program.

Burbank High Seniors Honored As Leukemia And Lymphoma Society Students Of The Year

Two Burbank High seniors raised nearly a quarter of a million dollars over seven weeks to fight blood cancer; they, along with other L.A. County top student fundraisers, were recognized at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Students of the Year annual gala.