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Half of Local Students Lack Proof of Vaccination

Half of Local Students Lack Proof of Vaccination

A new California law requires students entering grades 7-12 to provide proof of proper immunization against pertussis, also known as whooping cough, before starting school this fall. Just half of Laguna Beach students have turned in the required forms, said Irene White, the district’s director of special education-student services. “Our parents are always very responsive […]

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Class Notes

Class Notes

Michelle Foster Named Teacher of the Year Laguna Beach High School teacher Michelle Foster was named teacher of the year, Superintendent Sherine Smith announced this week. “Michelle exemplifies the qualities of an outstanding teacher and her passion, dedication, and commitment to teaching are unparalleled,” Smith said. Foster has works as a resource specialist at LBHS […]

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Navigating Social Networking Responsibly

Navigating Social Networking Responsibly

Understanding and responsibly navigating the World Wide Web has become an increasing concern for parents, educators, and law enforcement. To assist, the district will be presenting a workshop, “Parenting 2.0: Responsible Social Networking – What You Should Know,” on Tuesday, March 10, in the Thurston Middle School Library beginning at 6 p.m. Victor Guthrie, the […]

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Tutorial Set on Combating Teen Drinking

Tutorial Set on Combating Teen Drinking

Keeping children safe and understanding trends relating to teens and alcohol is the focus of a school district parent education presentation, Parenting Alcohol Free Youth, on Tuesday, March 1, at 6 p.m. in the Laguna Beach High School library. “It is doubtful that schools alone can play a meaningful role in reducing alcohol and other […]