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Absorbing Culture Without a Passport

Absorbing Culture Without a Passport

Future opportunities for cultural exchanges between local students and their peers in Menton, France, were discussed in a recent video chat by school representatives. School board members Betsy Jenkins and Theresa O’Hare joined Laguna Beach High School Principal Joanne Culverhouse and French teacher Odile Dewar to confer over possible events. Their counterparts are from Lyceé […]

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School Board Approves Final Budget

School Board Approves Final Budget

First-year Supt. Sherine Smith’s four-year contract was extended 12 months by the school board last week, which also adopted a $40.9 million budget and bid farewell to high school principal Don Austin. The board unanimously approved the final 2011-12 budget, which accommodates an estimated $1.3 million drop in state revenue with spending cuts in several […]

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Marketer Joins Laguna Beach Live Board

Marketer Joins Laguna Beach Live Board

Joe Becker joined the board of Laguna Beach Live, which presents professional live music up close and accessible in an eclectic mix of styles and venues.  A direct marketing entrepreneur, Becker retired in his late 30s and has since pursued his passions including writing, cooking, travel and music. Becker’s marketing skills, love of music and […]

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Public Access to School Track Improved by An Hour

Public Access to School Track Improved by An Hour

After a dozen local track users expressed their dismay earlier this month about new restrictions over field use, the school board voted unanimously Tuesday to slightly modify its policy.   With their vote, they rescinded restrictions that barred the public from the track for 30 minutes before or after school, but left in place rules […]

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School Boards Recognize Their Members

School Boards Recognize Their Members

The California School Boards Association pays tribute this month to the 5,000 elected officials who are dedicated to providing public education to students throughout the state. The Laguna Beach Unified School District board is comprised of Theresa O’Hare, who serves as president;  Betsy Jenkins, the board’s clerk; and members, William Landsiedel, Jan Vickers and Ketta […]