By Rita Robinson | LB Indy Saying she took a “significant decrease” in salary, Laguna Beach High School principal Joanne Culverhouse confirmed that she is the new assistant superintendent of educational services at Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District. She starts next Thursday. After a week’s vacation in Hawaii, the well-liked principal said Wednesday she’s […]
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Editor, My husband Jerry and I, with our two red Labradors, Red Waggin and Salsa Maria, attended the 17th annual Pet Parade & Chili Cookoff. We have enjoyed it for the past nine years now. We really want to thank the sponsors and all who put on such a great event each year. Joanne Culverhouse, again, […]
by Kristi Cancellieri, SchoolPower VP of Public Relations Laguna Beach’s four principals served up a fun-filled night of food and competition at SchoolPower’s Lumberyard Chef Challenge IV earlier this month. The dueling-menu fundraiser netted over $10,500 as the team of LBHS Principal Joanne Culverhouse and Thurston Middle School Principal Jenny Salberg narrowly defeated the […]
School officials recognized Laguna Beach resident Bruce Hopping, founder of the Kalos Kagathos Foundation, as a long-standing district supporter last month. Superintendent Sherine Smith presented him with a resolution that enumerated his many community contributions and commitment to supporting fitness. Hopping, 90, who maintains a strong sense of civic duty, thanked the board and faculty, […]
Hundreds of high school students, their parents, and college representatives filled the Laguna Beach High School gym last week for the annual College Round-Up. The high school guidance and counseling team and PTA hosted more than 90 college and university representatives, ready with answers to questions about their campuses. Students and families collected […]
LBHS Athletic Director Mike Churchill finds himself in all too familiar territory. During his four-year tenure, Churchill has scrambled to find replacements for at least five coaches that have left the school for a variety of personal or professional reasons. Churchill is hunting anew since the most successful baseball coach in school history, Jeff […]
Thurston Middle School, El Morro and Top of the World Elementary Schools have recently been named to the California Business for Education Excellence (CBEE) 2010 Honor Roll for their exceptional success in elevating student academic achievement. The program evaluates schools’ academic performance over time based on the California Standards Tests and the California High School […]