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Cal Burke is Closed 21 March to 23 March. We will be open 24 March

Welcome to Cal Burke High School!

Welcome and thank you for taking the time to visit our website. We appreciate your visit and are pleased to use this medium to keep you current on all Cal Burke High School activities, including upcoming events and various Cal Burke and LAUSD publications.

As you navigate through our site you will learn more about our students, teachers and administration. Here at Cal Burke your child will receive the most personal attention possible. Our individualized focus on learning, innovative unit recovery programs, character education, and high expectations are what set us apart from traditional comprehensive high schools and allow our certified teachers to devote more time and attention to your child's needs. I invite you to visit and see all of the advantages of being part of the Cal Burke High School Family!

Philip Koch, Principal


Cal Burke HS

14630 Lanark St

Panorama City, CA 91406


What Is "Smarter Balanced Testing?"

Click on the play button to watch a video explaining what the new "Smarter Balanced" test is and how it will effect your child.


Click on the SBAC image below to take a "Smarter Balanced" practice test.


What are Common Core State Standards?

Click on the CCSS image below to go to the "Preparing America's Students for Success" website. Click on "What Parents Should Know" and then watch the 3 minute Common Core video.


School Closure March 21-23, 2023 Cierre de la escuela del 21 al 23 de marzo de 2023

School Closure March 21-23, 2023 
Due to the Strike of SEIU Local 99 workers (assistants, playground workers, special education assistants, bus drivers, gardeners, custodians, cafeteria workers, maintenance workers, early care and education workers, and others working in schools, colleges, family child care centers; not teachers) schools will be closed to the public, including students. 

Cal Burke students are able to join a zoom session during the school day to get help with any of their work. Zoom information can be found below. We will keep students updated daily. SCHOOL IS OPEN FRIDAY, MARCH 24.

Zoom Session March 21-23
Mtg ID: 860 4523 8064
8:45am - 1:40pm

Cierre de la escuela del 21 al 23 de marzo de 2023
Debido a la huelga de los trabajadores de SEIU Local 99 (asistentes, trabajadores de áreas de juegos, asistentes de educación especial, conductores de autobús, jardineros, custodios, trabajadores de cafetería, trabajadores de mantenimiento, trabajadores de cuidado y educación temprana, y otros que trabajan en escuelas, universidades, cuidado infantil familiar centros; no maestros) las escuelas estarán cerradas al público, incluidos los estudiantes. 

Los estudiantes de Cal Burke pueden unirse a una sesión de zoom durante el día escolar para obtener ayuda con cualquiera de sus trabajos. La información de zoom se puede encontrar a continuación. LA ESCUELA ESTÁ ABIERTA EL VIERNES 24 DE MARZO.
Sesión de Zoom del 21 al 23 de marzo
ID de reunión: 860 4523 8064
8:45 am - 1:40 pm

Acceleration Days - Días de Aceleración

To the Parent or Guardian of:

We are excited to inform you that your child is invited to participate in our upcoming Acceleration Days on April 3 and April 4, 2023. Students invited to participate will be given personalized academic support to accelerate their learning in English Language Arts and/or Math. Your child will also receive support in other academic areas as needed from a credentialed teacher.


To learn more about Acceleration Days, visit: https://achieve.lausd.net/accelerationdays. Our website has information about our enrichment and instructional programs and a list of participating schools.


Please confirm your child’s participation no later than March 24, 2023, through one of the following options:

1. Parent Portal

    a. Website https://parentportalapp.lausd.net/parentaccess/

2. Or you can return the bottom tear-off portion of this letter to your child’s school, and school staff will register your child.

3. A form was sent home with your child on 3.15.23



Principal Koch



Acceleration Days April 3 and April 4, 2023

Student Name_______________________

Student ID__________________________

Parent Name________________________

Parent Signature______________________


Al padre de familia o tutor de:


Nos complace informarle que su hijo(a) está invitado(a) para participar en nuestros próximos Días de Aceleración, el 3 y 4 de abril de 2023. Los estudiantes invitados a participar recibirán apoyo académico personalizado para acelerar su aprendizaje en Lengua y Literatura en Inglés y / o en Matemáticas. Su hijo(a) también recibirá apoyo de un maestro acreditado en otras áreas académicas según sea necesario.

Para obtener más información sobre los Días de Aceleración, visite https://achieve.lausd.net/accelerationdays. Nuestra página web tiene información sobre nuestros programas de enriquecimiento e instrucción, y una lista de las escuelas participantes.

Confirme la participación de su hijo(a) a más tardar para el 24 de marzo de 2023, a través de una de las siguientes opciones:

1. Portal para Padres

    a. Sitio web https://parentportalapp.lausd.net/parentaccess/


2. O también puede entregar a la escuela de su hijo(a) el talón que se encuentra en la parte de abajo de esta carta y el personal de la escuela inscribirá a su hijo(a).

3. Se envió un formulario a casa con su hijo el 3.15.23



Director Koch



Días de Aceleración el 3 y 4 de abril de 2023

Nombre del estudiante ________________________________

Identificación del estudiante_____________________________

Nombre del padre de familia_____________________________

Firma del padre de familia_______________________________




If you're looking for a small campus "where you feel like family and get the help you need to graduate, look no further! Cal Burke is the place to be!" (N. Murillo, L. Hardric-Williams)


We have small classes which allow Teachers to know our Students and meet individual needs.  


Si está buscando un campus pequeño "donde se sienta como en familia y obtenga la ayuda que necesita para graduarse,

¡no busque más! ¡Cal Burke es el lugar para estar!" (N. Murillo, L. Hardric-Williams)

Tenemos un tamaño de clase pequeño que permite a los maestros 
conocer a nuestros estudiantes y satisfacer las necesidades individuales.



If you're not already enrolled in Wednesday Credit Recovery Classes- we encourage you to sign up! Classes are from 4-6PM each Wednesday. They will run through the end of May. See Mrs. Dwiggins or Mrs. Ceja.


Si aún no está inscrito en las clases de recuperación de crédito de los miércoles, ¡lo alentamos a que se inscriba! Las clases son de 4 a 6 p. m. todos los miércoles. Se extenderán hasta finales de mayo. Ver a la Sra. Dwiggins o a la Sra. Ceja.  


We hope you had a wonderful and healthy vacation!

School begins Tuesday, January 10th.

School hours are 8:45am to 1:40pm.

We look forward to seeing you all!


¡Esperamos que haya tenido unas vacaciones maravillosas
 y saludables!
La escuela comienza el martes, 10 de enero.
El horario escolar es de 8:45 a. m. a 1:40 p. m.
Esperamos verlos a todos!

2022-2023 Reporting Dates and School Calendar



January 10 to June 9, 2023


Progress Report Dates:

February 17, 2023

May 5, 2023


Report Cards:

March 24, 2023

June 10, 2023


Important Dates:

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday- no school January 16

Presidents' Day- no school February 20

Daylight Savings Time begins- March 12

Cesar Chavez Birthday observed- no school March 31

Spring Break- no school April 3-7

Acceleration Days- April 3-4

Armenian Genocide Observed- no school April 24

Memorial Day- no school May 29

Last Day of Instruction- June 9, 2023


Link to 2022-2023 School Calendar





Covid-19 Protocols for the 2022-2023 School Year

We will no longer be testing weekly. Please feel free to stop by school before school starts to pick up a rapid-test if you would like to test.


Otherwise, we will no longer need to complete the Daily Pass to enter school each morning. 

Please see the attached link for LAUSD policy. 



Daily Schedule: School Begins at 8:45AM

Class M T W Th F
1st Period 8:45- 9:35am


1st 1st 1st 1st
2nd Period 9:35 - 10:25am 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd
3rd Period 10:25 - 11:15am 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd
4th Period 11:15- 12:05pm 4th 4th 4th 4th 4th
Lunch 12:05 - 12:35pm          
5th Period 12:35- 1:25pm 5th 5th 5th 5th 5th
Advisory 1:25 - 1:40pm Adv Adv Adv Adv Adv



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Today: 3/21/23

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Daily Pass (English & Espanol)

Click on a link below to be taken to the LAUSD Daily Pass website. You may select your language from there.






https://dailypass.lausd.net o https://lausd-rts.powerappsportals.com/es-ES/SignIn?ReturnUrl=%2Fen-US%2Fhome%2F

Cal Burke HS Student Breakfast & Lunch Menu


Cal Burke Staff

Albert, Justin
Carrera, Rafael
Clark, Shirley
Cochran, Brian
Dwiggins, Stacey
Garcia, Lea
Hardrick-Williams, LaTricia
Office Manager
Krofta,, Julie
Mancia, Henry
Ramos, Rosie
Office Tech
Rojas, Maricela