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Class Notes 8/16/13

Registration for Recreation Classes Begins Registration for fall recreation activities began this past Monday, Aug. 12 for classes that begin next month. The 30-page brochure, mailed to residents, is also available at the Community & Susi Q Center, Community Pool and...

Class Notes 8/9/13

Bus Passes Now Available Online New this fall, passes for elementary and middle school students who wish to board district school buses are available at the district’s website. Look for the parent resources tab and transportation on the dropdown menu. The site also includes...

Class Notes 8/2/13

Fired Up About Science Laguna Beach’s Max Wolf, child of Lorie and Mace Wolf, graduated from the four-day camp Starship Earth at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center last month. Max will be entering fifth grade at Aliso Viejo’s Van Damme Academy.   Local Earns Order of...

Class Notes 7/26/13

Student Exchange Opens  ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE) is seeking local host families for international high school boys and girls.  These students are 15 to 18 years of age, and are coming to this area for the upcoming high school year or semester. These...

Class Notes 7/19/13

Student Completes NASA Camp Autumn Wolf of Laguna Beach, daughter of Lori and Mace Wolf, graduated from the Solar System program July 12 at the Cosmosphere and Space Center in Hutchinson, Kansas. Autumn will be entering second grade this fall. Throughout the week, students...

Class Notes 7/12/13

Calling All LBHS Alumni Don’t miss the Laguna Beach High School all class reunion which gets underway at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 1, at [seven degrees] with an 80s theme party. Laguna’s very own Go to Style Diva Lisa Berman will interview guests as they arrive on the...

Class Notes 7/5/13

Entrepreneurial Grad Savors Fruits of Her Labor Young entrepreneur Alia Manetta landed herself the $1,000 Laguna Beach Business Club scholarship at the recent Laguna Beach High School Honors Convocation for her successful fruit canning business. The club’s membership consists of...

Class Notes 6/28/13

Locals Rock LMU, BU Laguna residents Hannah Dawe and Dashel Pierson Plesa made the Dean’s List, earning a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better, for the spring semester at Los Angeles’ Loyola Marymount University. Brent M. Donenfeld, also a local resident, has recently...

Class Notes 6/21/13

Arts Appreciation Begins Early Chabad Preschool has opened its popular Alphabet Art Program to all children in the community during the month of July. Created and taught by Chabad preschool teacher, Tracey Belland, the curriculum exposes students ages 3 to 6 to artists Monet,...

Class Notes 5/31/13

Pulling the Curtain on a Saturday Academy  The Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UC Irvine is having a Saturday Academy in Drama on Saturday, June 8 to familiarize middle- and high-school students, their parents and teachers with the school’s award-winning drama program. The...

Class Notes 5/24/13

Middle School’s Café to Open May 30 Thurston Middle School’s Wave Rider Café is scheduled to open Thursday, May 30, allowing parents and students to purchase a sample lunch while they are visiting campus during the annual open house. The café is intended to offer students...

Class Notes 5/17/13

Local Student Graduates from Azusa Pacific Laguna Beach resident Madeline Arterburn graduated from Azusa Pacific University. She earned a bachelor of science degree in applied exercise science.   Schools Honor Their Staff The school district’s longtime classified employees...

Class Notes 5/10/13

Teens Aim for Sticker Shock With prom just around the corner, several teens from the Boys & Girls Club’s Keystone leadership club teamed up with the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence-Orange County (NCADD-OC) to participate in Sticker Shock. The teens visited...

Class Notes 5/3/13

LCAD Student Raises Funds For Good Jessica Necor, 20, a graphic design student at Laguna College of art and Design, recently launched an ambitious campaign to raise $10,000 in 45 days to purchase supplies for poor families, school children, and Typhoon Bopha victims in the...

Class Notes 4/26/13

Pancake Breakfast Celebrates TLC and BGC The eighth annual Pancake Breakfast, marking the years The Learning Center has been a part of the Boys and Girls Club of Laguna Beach, is Saturday, April 27 at Bluebird Park, 798 Bluebird Canyon Dr. from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Tickets are $5. The...