April is World Autism month as well as Autism and Neurodiversity month. Burbank schools are taking the opportunity to spread acceptance and inclusion of neurodiversity through spirit days, activities and ribbons. Bret Harte Elementary kicked off their month long acceptance campaign on Friday, April 1st by encouraging students and staff to wear blue in support of their fellow students.
As part of Teacher Appreciation Day in May of 2022, the Burbank IKEA asked Burbank teachers to nominate their staff lounge for a makeover. After numerous nominations and being selected into the top 5, Miller Elementary School finally got the call that their lounge had won the refresh.
Dr. John Paramo will be the acting BUSD Superintendent until a permanent one can be found.
Walt Disney Elementary School’s community came together to thank Warner Bros. Entertainment for a Fundraising Challenge Grant to increase the ARTs
The 45-day budget is finalized at the most recent school board meeting.
The nearly three-hour meeting yields new superintendent.
On Monday, February 1st, Bret Harte Elementary hosted a drive-by art gallery, featuring art that the students made from home. The school’s PTA zip tied page protectors to the fencing along both sides of the school at Lima st and Ontario st. The students had a week to create their art and bring it by the school to place it inside one of the protectors.
On Friday, January 26th, Bret Harte Elementary held their annual spelling bee competition after school with 28 participants in grades 3rd to 5th.
A string of strange break-ins have occurred over the summer at Washington Elementary School in Burbank. In the course of three weeks, the campus has been broken into three times and the Burbank Police Department currently has the case under investigation.
The four-hour, 15-minute meeting was informative.