Class Notes

Thurston Students Win PTA Competition


Thurston Middle School students, eighth-graders Austin Fickman and Molly McMillen, recently received awards in the PTA Reflections contest in the county’s fourth district division.


The nationwide contest based on the theme “Diversity Means” celebrates creativity in art, literature, photography, filmmaking, musical composition and dance choreography.


Molly’s poem won in the literature category and Austin in film for his stop-motion production “Embrace Diversity.” Both students work will now advance to state level competition.


Austin’s film, Molly’s poem and all of Thurston Middle School’s division winner entries, can be seen at the Thurston Website: http://www.lbusd.org/Page/2310



RIM Arrives in Town


Resources in Motion, RIM, a family resource center operated by the Raise Foundation, has designated the Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach as a site for their services.


The foundation aims to stop the child abuse through education, advocacy, community collaboration, and services for families and children.


RIM services will be available at the club on the fourth Friday of each month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The next visit is scheduled for March 28.


For further information, call Terry Anne at 949-494-2535 ext. 107 or via e-mail at [email protected].


Scholarship Applications Hit New Record


Laguna Beach High School seniors set a record for scholarship applications, with 134 seniors contending for approximately 247 individual scholarships from 101 donors.


Friday, March 8, was the deadline to apply with students staying in the library up until the last moment, finishing applications and essays. This year, nine LBHS Scholarship Foundation trustees stayed in the library also, helping the students complete and turn in the applications.


The volunteers help the students go through their applications and make sure that all the requirements are fulfilled, including transcripts, essays, and recommendations.


If a group or individual is interested in starting a scholarship, contact Jeannie Harrell at [email protected].


Spring break fun at Boys Club.

Club Plans Spring Break Fun


The staff at the Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach are preparing for their busiest spring break in history. The week of April 9- 13 is already filled with special daily activities, six field trips, and the everyday club fun.


The club offers spring break programs Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. for children in grades K-12.


The annual membership fee is $150, and daily fees are $10.


For more information contact Trish Pack at 949-494-2535 x100 or at [email protected].




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