May 11, 2013
Look no further than John Burroughs High School to find the national grand champions of all high school choirs in the United States. After months - and for some students, years - of work, two choir teams at John Burroughs High School secured the greatest prizes in the high school show choir world when they performed before 4,800 people and several judges at the Arie Crown Theater in Chicago on April 27. When the Powerhouse team of 52 students took...
March 7, 2013
Students at Burroughs High School in Burbank put on Pop Show 34 last weekend. One of the highlights, according to Connie Trimble, one of the show's organizers was a rendition of Radiohead's "Creep" by a group of students. A video of the performance is below. -- Dan Evans, Times Community News Follow Dan Evans on Twitter: @EditorDanEvans .
March 4, 2013
BURBANK - In the continuation of a classic confrontation, although one usually not contested in water, the Cowboys ventured away from home to battle the Indians. This chapter in the long-standing historical rivalry came in the form of a nonleague swim meet between Canyon Country Canyon High and host Burroughs. "Canyon is always a really, really strong team, I mean anyone from the Santa Clarita area is always going to be a tough swim," Burroughs Coach Danny Garcia said. "It was a little intimidating the numbers they brought up. I mean, they had 70 to 80 kids and we have around 65. So, I know all the kids had some big eyes, but everyone swam really tough.
September 7, 2012
One reason John Paramo - the new principal at John Burroughs High School - feels he can understand teenagers is because he considers himself a child at heart. “Most parents say, 'How can you deal with teenagers?' For me, it's a piece of cake. I love the same music they like. I'm into the same things,” he said. It's the elementary school crowd, to which his 8-year-old son belongs, that puzzles him more, he added. Among high schoolers, when Paramo sees something that catches his attention, he'll stop a student and say something like: “Dude, I love those kicks you got on.” “It just takes that one time that you make that connection.
May 12, 2012
RIO MESA — Challenged at times, pushed at others, the Burroughs High boys' volleyball team received the accustomed rude welcome any postseason visitor should expect Saturday evening. Taking the best punches of Pacific View League runner-up Rio Mesa, however, the Indians doled out a habitual answer in a 28-26, 25-19, 29-27 victory in the quarterfinals of the CIF Southern Section Division III playoffs. "We didn't play as well as we should of and had to fight harder than the guys expected," Burroughs Coach Joel Brinton said.
January 17, 2012
The John Burroughs High School Drama Department won first place for its production of Arthur Miller's “The Crucible” by the California Educational Theatre Assn. The department won first place under the “Best Play” category in the Southern California region. On Jan. 14, the entire cast and crew were invited to perform in Anaheim for an audience of more than 1,000 people. The high school celebrates the accomplishment and congratulates the students, theater tech students, drama teacher Guy Myers and theater tech teacher Jon King.
August 23, 2011
Heather Bussard of Burbank won an academic scholarship from SPS Technologies. She is the daughter of Gordon Bussard, an employee of SPS Technologies. The company's scholarship program was established to recognize the accomplishments of sons and daughters of company employees. Winners are chosen competitively on the basis of their academic records and personal achievements. Bussard, a former student of John Burroughs High School, will attend Glendale Community College. SPS Technologies is a leading manufacturer of fastening systems, metal components and assemblies used in aerospace, power generation, construction and transportation.
May 31, 2011
Cassidy Abrahamson; Ronny Abudahab ; Michael Acuna ; Rocio Adame Organes ; Ari-El Adut ; Savanna Aghassian ; Analine Aguayo ; Francisco Aguilar ; Christian Aguilar ; Carlos Aguirre ; Arshaluys Akopyan ; Amanda Alcalde ; Michelangelo Alcantar ; Juan Alcantar ; Oksanna Aleksanian ; Amoni Alexander ; Alejandro Alfonso ; Austin Allen ; Samantha Almanza ; Roxana Alonso ; Jorge Alpizar ; Christina Alquiros ; Haroutyun Altunyan ; Edgar Alvarez ; Joan Alvarez ;...
June 19, 2010
John Burroughs John Burroughs High School Class of 1960 will have its 50th reunion on June 26 at Lakeside Country Club. For more information, call Linda Dickason Matsumoto at (818) 848-9400 or Sandy Habitz Wise at (818) 547-1717. Burbank High Burbank High School Class of 1980 is having its 30-year reunion on Aug. 6 and 7. People can register at www.bhsclassof 1980.com.
May 28, 2010
Brett Rackie found his niche quickly. He moved to town from Pittsburgh as a sophomore, knowing no one and enrolling at Burroughs High School. He joined the baseball team and made friends. On Thursday, he stood in the hallway of his soon-to-be alma mater, adorned with academic achievement pins, and honor chords all while hugging and high-fiving friends. “High school couldn’t have been better,” he said. “But I am looking forward to a new start.” Rackie’s story was among the successes of the roughly 600 students who, with a shift of their tassels, became alumnae Thursday night.