September 2, 2006
SCHOOL 2006 GROWTH 2005 BASE 2005-06 GROWTH Burbank Unified School District (Overall) 779 770 9 Elementary Schools Disney (Walt) 799 804 -5 Edison (Thomas) 826 825 1 Emerson (Ralph) 827 830 -3 Harte (Bret)
November 10, 2001
Gary Moskowitz MEDIA DISTRICT NORTH -- Janice Jones will speak to the Burbank High School Parent Teacher Student Assn. next week about how to improve Academic Performance Index scores. Jones is a consultant hired by the Burbank Unified School District to help improve district scores on the API. The Burbank High PTSA meeting will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the library at Burbank High School, 902 N. 3rd St. All Burbank High parents and interested community members are invited to attend, and there will be an opportunity to ask questions.
September 22, 2001
Gary Moskowitz BURBANK -- The Burbank Unified School District will have a new business man in town this fall. The district appointed Steve Bradley as assistant superintendent for business services Thursday, and Bradley's new position will be effective Nov. 1. Bradley currently serves as chief business official for the El Segundo Unified School District and the Alhambra Elementary and High School District....
July 14, 2001
Gary Moskowitz BURBANK -- Those in need of food can get a helping hand from the city of Burbank this summer through the summer food service program. In collaboration with the Burbank Unified School District and Burbank Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department, the city is providing meals to anyone 18 and younger at four locations in Burbank. Meals are provided from noon to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday at Lundigan Park, 2701 Thornton Ave.; William McKinley Elementary School, 349 W. Valencia Ave.; Miller Park, 720 E. Providencia Ave.; and Pacific Park, 3715 W. Pacific Ave. For more information, call 238-5440.
February 2, 2002
Gary Moskowitz BURBANK -- Students in the Burbank Unified School District were notified this week that they will be rewarded by the state for their academic achievements. Almost 300 ninth-, 10th- and 11th-grade students from Burbank High School, John Burroughs High School and Burbank's Options for Youth program have been recognized. These students earned qualifying scores on exams in the Standardized Testing and Reporting Program, which are administered in the spring.
January 12, 2000
Irma Lemus SOUTH SAN FERNANDO DISTRICT -- Burbank Unified School District has agreed to purchase the Joaquin Miller Kindergarten property from the city for $1.2 million. The district has leased the property at 223 W. Santa Anita Ave. from the city for several years at $1 a year, said Ali Kiafar, assistant superintendent for planning, development and facilities. The decision to purchase the property was made at a Board of Education meeting on Dec. 16 after the two parties settled on a price during negotiations, he said.
April 18, 2007
Board to decide contract approval The Burbank Unified School District board will discuss the collective bargaining agreement between the district and the Burbank Teachers' Assn. The Teachers' Assn. negotiators and district negotiators came to an agreement on a contract settlement March 9. Gabe Soumakian, the district's assistant superintendent of Human Resources Services, will recommend the board approve the agreement to officially end the salary negotiations. The raises consisted of a salary increase that varies between 4% to 7.25% over six pay columns, depending on teaching experience and education level, with the most experienced and educated teachers receiving the highest raises.
May 9, 2001
The Burbank Human Relations Council, with the cooperation of Ted Bunch of the Burbank Unified School District, has just completed its 14th year of Holocaust presentations to the middle and high school students. This year we had 24 speakers, survivors and liberators who gave 50 hours of classroom testimony. We wish to compliment the students on their excellent behavior while attending these sessions. They were most attentive and asked excellent questions.
June 1, 2005
Here are some of the items the Burbank Unified School District board will discuss Thursday: TEACHERS' PENSION The district will present a resolution to the board that clearly expresses its discontent with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's intention to stop state contributions to the California State Retirement System. If it passes, the governor's revised state budget will transfer the responsibility of the state's pension contribution to school districts.