July 1, 2006
Woman's Club honors students as good citizens Julia Larsen, president of the Burbank Woman's Club, presented 20 Good Citizenship awards to middle-school students at a luncheon at Genio's Restaurant. Sixth-graders Alexis Garcia, Annie Green, Marley Marra and Kayla Reyes; seventh-graders Roxana Alonso and Alica Seta; and eighth-graders Alexandria Aguilera and Jennifer Israel from David Starr Jordan Middle School were honored. Sixth-graders Olivia Blomberg and Valery Vasquez; seventh-grader Esther Chung; and eighth-grader Mary Beth Medina from John Muir Middle School were honored.
January 10, 2009
LUTHER BURBANK MIDDLE SCHOOL — The Burbank High and Glendale girls’ soccer teams were trying to bounce back from recent setbacks when they met Friday for a Pacific League match. Both were hoping to erase losing streaks, as the Bulldogs had dropped four straight and the Nitros were winless on the season, including three league matches. Although Glendale played tough defense at times, it didn’t create enough scoring opportunities. In contrast, Burbank manufactured a great deal of opportunities, as it rolled to a 3-0 victory at Luther Burbank Middle School.
December 20, 2000
The following incidents were taken from police reports. NORTHWEST DISTRICT 2200 block of W. Burbank Boulevard: Police are investigating a report of a BB gun fired through a window Friday. 3700 Jeffries Avenue: A juvenile was arrested on suspicion of sexual battery Friday at Luther Burbank Middle School. School officials told police the juvenile allegedly grabbed another student's buttocks and left breast. The school has a zero-tolerance policy for sexual harassment.
February 7, 2001
Sang Lee LUTHER BURBANK MIDDLE SCHOOL -- Burbank High boys' soccer team had a lot to play for on Tuesday. A win against Burroughs would give it an assured playoff berth, city-bragging rights and redemption for a loss against its rivals on January 27th. But Bulldog Co-coach Ricardo Valenzuela didn't plan an inspirational pregame speech, nor did he have any clever one-liners to galvanize his team to battle. Rather, he told his team to just treat it like any other game.
July 14, 2001
Sang Lee LUTHER BURBANK MIDDLE SCHOOL -- Burroughs High boys' soccer Coach Mike Kodama huddled his team prior to its match with rival Burbank High and told it that the outcome was insignificant. "Summer is a time to improve. I don't care if you guys win or lose, that's not the purpose of this match. It's to get better and learn," Kodama told his troops. Of course, knelt in front of him, the Indians may have had the lecture go in one ear and out the other.
July 2, 2005
BOYS' SOCCER Burroughs 6, Crespi 0: The Indians won the second match in their own Burroughs Summer League on Wednesday at Luther Burbank Middle School. Hector Hidalgo scored four goals in the first half and Jose Guilllermo scored two goals in the second half for Burroughs. The Indians (2-0) have outscored their opponents, 11-0, in two matches. Cooper Roussel, Guillermo Diaz and Danny Abrahamian controlled the middle of the field, shutting down the Celts' forwards.
April 25, 2014
After 38 years as an educator, McKinley Elementary Principal Bobbie Kavanaugh will step away from the school office and into retirement at the end of the school year. “Education has changed a lot,” said Kavanaugh, who's been head of McKinley the past seven years. “We're expecting more and more of the children.” Kavanaugh, who has worked for Burbank Unified for 17 years, took the helm at McKinley after serving as principal at Disney and Washington elementary schools. She said she will miss the students the most, but she is planning to spend time with her grandchildren and traveling in the fall.
March 21, 2009
FINANCIAL REPORT Trustees voted to unanimously adopt the state?s mandated second interim report, a detailed financial plan that shows how the district will remain solvent over the next three academic years. Instead of cutting 128 positions, officials have calculated that the district will now be able to remain solvent by losing only 79 jobs, through delaying textbook purchases and building maintenance, among other fund reorganization and provisions for savings. ? FIGHT AT BURBANK HIGH The Burbank Unified School District Board of Education heard clarifying comments from administrators about a fight at Burbank High School that drew several police units to the site.
June 22, 2002
SPORTS BRIEFS Girls' soccer team looking for players The SSV Burbank Soccer Club is looking for girls interested in playing competitive soccer. is a team of players under 11 and a squad of players under 13. SSV Burbank is a member of the California Youth Soccer Assn. For more information, contact Alan Silvers at 848-7620. Linda Murphy volleyball camp Longtime Burroughs girls volleyball Coach Linda Murphy is conducting her annual camp next month.
July 6, 2002
SPORTS BRIEFS Tim Goldrick Jr. Golf Tournament held The fourth annual Tim Goldrick Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Aug. 17 at Vista Valencia Golf Course in Valencia. Goldrick, who died at the age of 35 of colon cancer, attended Burbank High and Glendale Community College, where he was a standout football player, winning several honors. The tournament is to honor his memory and raise money for charitable causes. The cost per golfer is $75. The deadline for entry is July 27. Linda Murphy volleyball camp Longtime Burroughs girls volleyball Coach Linda Murphy is conducting her annual camp next month.