Those interested in the results of BUSD's parcel tax polling and the District's vision through 2032 are encouraged to attend a Special Board Meeting on Tuesday evening, May 28. The meeting will not be streamed live nor recorded for viewing online at a later date.
A video of the Burbank Arts For All Foundation May 2019 Community Exchange is available online for those who missed the meeting and are interested in information on Burbank Unified budget concerns.
Two Burbankers held a small party for the Burbank Arts For All Foundation Give Instead Gala fundraising efforts, raising more than $11,000 for Burbank Unified arts education. The Foundation has raised $148,000 to date via its Give Instead Gala outreach.
Students and their families celebrated the school year's hard work with an Open House and Community Fair.
Popular Greek myths are given modern-day settings in this fast-paced dramatic comedy put on by the students at John Burroughs High School.
Burbank Arts For All Foundation holds a Community Exchange featuring the BUSD Superintendent and other speakers who will discuss the current budget concerns and cuts and discuss solutions and advocacy steps.
Bret Harte Elementary School's annual Open House drew picnicking families and engaged students with STEM activities and scavenger hunts.
Students, parents and community members learned more about the budget cuts Burbank Unified faces and took stacks of flyers to hand out to Burbank residents with information on the ongoing budget crisis for public schools.
Halfway to their goal, the nonprofit organization has 10 days remaining to raise another $100,000 to reach their target of $200,000 to support arts education in Burbank public schools.
‘The 15 For 15 Challenge’ Will Match Donations up to $15K
Each year, students at BHS and JBHS create keepsake portraits of individual children in other countries facing war, violence, poverty and abuse, to be sent to those children in coordination with The Memory Project program. For the 2018-19 school year, students created portraits of Rohingya children currently living in refugee camps in Bangladesh.
Burbank High Arts students celebrated their collaboration on the new Arts building mural with Nickelodeon interns and artists with a series of performances by students in the dance, instrumental, visual and film programs. The colorful mural was designed and directed by senior Ana Cristina Varela.