• U.I.L. Tournament
     
    The third University Scholastic League (U.I.L.) meet was held last January 9, 2015 at Pershing Middle School. This all-day event saw the participation of more than 200 students from more than twelve school vying for prizes in 33 contests. In addition to the regular UIL events, LD and PF Debating Competitions were also held. 
     
    Burbank Middle School brought a team of over 25 students who had volunteered their Saturday to compete for their school. Most of them had bee attending UIL meetings in the afternoons to familiarize themselves with the types of questions and events they would have to face. The following students earned awards:
     
    Impromptu Spanish:
       Outstanding Finalist: Daniela Martinez
       Third Place Trophy: Daniel Gonzalez
       Second Place Trophy: Alondra Castro 
     
    Modern Oratory Spanish
       Outstanding Finalist: Joe Rodriguez
       Outstanding Finalist: Emilio Flores
       Third Place: Daniela Martinez
     
    Number Sense:
       Outstanding Finalist: Angel Luna
     
    Oral Reading Spanish 6:
       Third Place: Alondra Castro
       First Place: Sandra Castro
     
    Oral Reading Spanish:
       Second Place: Jose Santana 
     
    Congratulations to all the participants, and especially to the students who won their special awards. We are happy to say that students, teachers, and coaches learned a lot from the experience and truly enjoyed the day. We are really looking forward to the next tournament!