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Special Night Captures a Community’s Spirit

Editor, As I write my thank you notes to the scholarships I act as liaison to in my role as a director for the LBHS Scholarship Foundation, I am once again struck by the magic of the emotions involved with Honors Convocation. I have been on that board since the mid-80s and never...

10 Boys Cared at Honors Convocation

Before this group of philanthropists gave away $3,500 in scholarships, they were out on the grass, shirttails flying, neck- and bowties askew, working up a little sweat and messing up fresh haircuts.  They were playing “Catch 500” with a tennis ball. Less than an hour later, they...

Rotary Student of the Month

The Rotary Club of Laguna Beach honored Lila Vera as Student of the Month for October during the club’s regular luncheon meeting at Hotel Laguna last Friday. Lila was accompanied by her math department instructor Gary Shapiro, who described her accomplishments in advanced...

Rotary Student of the Month Honored

The Rotary Club of Laguna Beach honored Jackson Tupy as the high school’s student of the month for December.   He was accompanied by his foreign language instructor Rod Ortiz, who praised his work and excellence in multiple languages.   Jackson is active in...

Taking Care of Their Own

Photos by Ted Reckas The Laguna Beach High School’s Honors Convocation makes visible the community’s dedication to inspiring, empowering and supporting their youth. If the success of Laguna’s 2011 graduating class has any correlation to the gifts and good wishes rained upon them...