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.
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.
Walt Disney Elementary School’s community came together to thank Warner Bros. Entertainment for a Fundraising Challenge Grant to increase the ARTs
Two important reports were discussed and updated at the Burbank Board of Education Meeting at City Hall on Thursday night.
Burbank Elks Lodge donates dictionaries to three third-grade classes at Providencia Elementary School. All third-graders throughout the school district will receive the dictionaries -- a total of 1,031
Darlene Crain’s second grade class from Bret Harte Elementary, have created clay monster mugs which are on display at the Ugly Mug Coffee House until Halloween. Owners of the Ugly Mug Coffee House, Steve and Emily Nalbantian, had children attending Bret Harte when their coffee shop first opened. “I remember thinking how it was such a great name for a coffee place and the idea just came to me,” said Crain, who tries to do this art project each year with her students.
Marilyn Snook will become the AP at Joaquin Miller Elementary School and Craig Bugbee will serve as AP of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
Second school in the district unveils a Buddy Bench on campus. Providencia Elementary Student Council combines efforts with city of Burbank to bring the project to fruition
Fees are now $4.79 per square foot for new residential development and $.078 per square foot for new commercial/industrial construction
Burbank middle schoolers volunteered to read to rescue animals at the Burbank Animal Shelter on Thursday, February 13.