Performers and PTA volunteers who put on the Ralph Emerson Elementary Multicultural Celebration were recognized for their efforts by the Burbank Board of Education and local lawmakers.
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox spoke with John Burroughs High School students about leadership and the value of humanitarian work in other countries, after learning of work the school's Build A Miracle club has been doing for years, building and furnishing homes in the poverty-stricken El Florido area of Tijuana.
The musical production was presented by fourth-grade students at Joaquin Miller Elementary School.
Burbank and Burroughs High School choirs and bands join forces with industry professionals from Musicians at Play Foundation to raise funds for the two high schools' instrumental and vocal music programs with a concert featuring iconic works by John Williams and Michael Giacchino and conducted by Anthony Parnther from the London Philharmonic.
Burbank Unified elementary schools celebrated Read In Day throughout the district with special attention to the importance of literacy skill and the joy of reading.
Tickets are still available for two shows on Saturday and one show Sunday, showcasing some of Burbank's top student talent.
With the $100,000 donation, Burbank Unified has one-third of the funding for weekly music classes at the district's 11 elementary schools for 2019-20.
Supported with a grant from Tree People, members of the Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary School community joined forces to plant new native species and trees in many locations throughout the large campus.
The annual musical theater offering from John Burroughs High School packed the house for three shows February 8-10.
Students in the drama, musical theater, vocal music, instrumental music and tech crew programs at Burroughs High School join forces for three performances of "West Side Story" on February 8, 9 and 10.
Members of the Burbank business community got an up close and personal experience at all Burbank Unified Schools as "Principal for a Day."
The $1000 grant supported games and activities at the elementary school's Family Math Night.
JBHS choir members performed their own arrangements of popular songs and originals in an intimate setting.