September 8, 2001
Gary Moskowitz The Burbank High School Parent Teacher Student Assn. will meet next week to discuss current issues at the high school. The group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the library at Burbank High School, 902 N. 3rd St. Helen Quayle, a teacher on special assignment covering athletics and activities at Burbank High, will speak on participation in athletic programs and school activities. Leslee De Roos, Burbank High School principal, will also be providing an update on the new school year, and there will be time for questions.
December 13, 2006
'Reflections' winners are named, recognized Award recipients for the 2006-07 Reflections Art Program, themed "My Favorite Place," were recognized on Tuesday at Burbank High School during the PTA meeting. The winners from Burbank High School were Dennis Brian Wilson, first place for literature; Grace Kang, second place for literature; Mary Beth Medina, first place for visual arts; and Bret Kendell, first place for music composition. Students to visit local health center patients Members of Burbank High School's Associated Student Body will visit residents at the Alameda Health Care Center Geriatric Facility, 925 W. Alameda Ave. from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday.
December 3, 2012
Gary Casella hovered over a 17-foot bundled Christmas tree one recent morning under a large white tent on the Burbank High School soccer field. “This one's going to the city of Burbank,” Casella, 74, said of the 19-year-old tree, one of the first he would deliver this season. Casella's 75-year-old Christmas tree business - founded in 1937 by his father, Paul Casella - has been operating in Burbank for nearly five decades. “I told my dad before he passed I'd get to 75 years,” Casella said of the business.
November 19, 2013
It was a magical mix - more than 160 talented young singers and musicians, a dedicated director, committed parents, supportive family members, friends and alumni and an eclectic mix of pop, rock and show tunes. Those elements came together and it made for quite a night - as the Burbank High School's Vocal Music Assn. staged its 17th annual “Night of Magic” fundraiser at Pickwick Gardens this past week. Beginning with a spectacular silent auction featuring more than 200 gift baskets, the event included dinner and a live auction conducted by auctioneer Bruce Osgood.
May 17, 2000
Irma Lemus MEDIA DISTRICT NORTH -- The Burbank High School soccer program is hosting a fund-raiser and collectible show June 4. The "Baseball Cards & Comics Collectible Show" will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Burbank High School gym. The school is at 902 N. Third St. Sports and nonsports cards, beanie babies, toys and other items will be sold to benefit the soccer program. A Pokemon tournament will be held at 11 a.m. Admission to the show is $1. Dealers may rent a 6-foot table for $40. For more information, call New Image Sports Cards and Comics at 891-4944.
September 6, 2000
Irma Lemus BURBANK -- Members of the award-winning Burbank High School band spent a week fine tuning their musical talents at the annual Bulldog band camp. About 130 band members, coaches and parent volunteers spent the week of Aug. 21 at Idyllwild Park. During the six-day camp, students averaged 10-hour rehearsal days, as well as shared notes around the camp fire. In addition to local and national awards, the Burbank High School band was selected as a finalist for a high school Grammy in January.
May 8, 2002
Maya Kukes MEDIA DISTRICT NORTH -- In the old days, the female roles in Shakespeare's plays were performed by men. The drama department at Burbank High School turned that idea on its head with its production of "Henry V," where many of the females will be playing men. Even Henry will be played by a girl -- senior Selin Mehrabian. "It's really different from traditional versions where guys played all the parts," Mehrabian said. The cast has been rehearsing for the play since early March.
September 29, 2004
Republican office opens in Burbank MAGNOLIA PARK -- The 43rd Assembly District Republican Headquarters is available for meetings of small local area groups. The office is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 929 "B" W. Olive Ave. All Republican Party election information and supplies are available at this office, and the volunteer staff members are there to answer any questions that community members might have. For more information or to reserve the office, call 238-9550.
October 3, 2001
Gary Moskowitz MAGNOLIA PARK -- Any of Burbank High School's football fans could be the winner of a new color television this season. Burbank residents can help Burbank High School's football teams by purchasing $5 raffle tickets at the school's home football games this season. A winning raffle ticket will be selected at the Burbank High vs. John Burroughs High School football game Nov. 9 at Memorial Field, and the winning ticket holder will receive a 45-inch color television set. Funds raised from raffle ticket sales will go toward the purchase of new helmets and shoulder pads for Burbank High football players.
January 22, 2003
Five Burbank high school students are semifinalists in the Music Center's 2003 Spotlight Awards for visual arts. Eleventh-grader Katherine Park of Burbank High School is competing in the two-dimensional design category. Photography semifinalists are Burroughs High School 12th-graders Marsha Graniel, Pachaporn Pandensaeng, Adam Senate and Curran Wedner. Winners will be announced March 6 during a reception at the Bobbie Greenfield Gallery at Bergamont Station in Santa Monica.