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Class Notes

Class Notes

LBHS Alum Curates Art Show Laguna Beach High School graduate Chloe Cunningham and seven fellow students at Pennsylvania’s Dickinson College co-curated an art exhibition, “Letters & Lines” which opened Feb. 21. The exhibit is the capstone experience for Cunningham, an art and art history major and daughter of Gary Cunningham of Lake Isabella, and Leslie […]

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School Board Drops the Ball Again

School Board Drops the Ball Again

  When the school board called on taxpayers and voters to approve the bond issue to finance renovation and upkeep of your public school facilities, we were admonished that our community deserved classroom and sports facilities as good or better than any other public school in Orange County. So voters added the school bond obligation […]

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Staying True to the Vision

Staying True to the Vision

Editor, My connection to Laguna goes back to the 1970s when I absorbed copious amounts of green paint in the service of the Pageant of the Masters, posing as a statue from Gettysburg. Burnished with a teaching credential, I spent a year coaching swimming and water polo and teaching part time at Laguna Beach High […]

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School Board Drops the Ball Again

School Board Drops the Ball Again

  When the school board called on taxpayers and voters to approve the bond issue to finance renovation and upkeep of your public school facilities, we were admonished that our community deserved classroom and sports facilities as good or better than any other public school in Orange County. So voters added the school bond obligation […]

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LBHS Athletes Win College Scholarships

LBHS Athletes Win College Scholarships

Four Laguna Beach High School seniors, Cara Borkovec, Preston GrandPre, Anya Miller
and Jack Wyett, received scholarships to continue their athletic pursuits in college, the school district announced Wednesday. “These student athletes represent the best of the best at Laguna Beach High School,” said Athletic Director Mike Churchill. “They have excelled on the field of competition […]

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Class Notes

Class Notes

Shap Show Spotlights High School Talent Laguna Beach’s Lumberyard Restaurant will host a $65 per person pre-show dinner on Saturday, Feb. 8, which includes reserved seating for the 26th annual No Suits Allowed concert at the LBHS Artists’ Theatre. Both the 7:30 p.m. concert and dinner serve as the annual senior fundraiser, benefiting a safe […]

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LBHS Stands Out on San Clemente’s Breaks

LBHS Stands Out on San Clemente’s Breaks

By Scott Finn and AlisaCairns, Special to the Independent The high school’s surf team won the Scholastic Surf Series competition at San Clemente Pier this past Sunday, Jan. 12. Nearly the entire team advanced into the individual competition against Point Loma High School in three-foot swells. Conditions deteriorated as the day wore on with a […]

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Following Breaker Basketball Online

Following Breaker Basketball Online

Laguna Beach’s community radio station KX 93.5 will broadcast the high school’s boys’ basketball home games with live commentary, beginning Friday, Jan. 17, according to Program Director Tyler Russell. This is the second season KX 93.5 has broadcast LBHS sports. The commentary will be provided by LBHS senior Barrett Thornton and longtime Laguna Beach resident […]

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Keeping Students Safe: LBHS Initiates Text-A-Tip Hotline

Keeping Students Safe: LBHS Initiates Text-A-Tip Hotline

  In an effort to keep students safe, Laguna Beach’s public school administrators have established a telephone hotline that allows students, staff and parents to report school related concerns confidentially, the district announced last week. A dedicated phone number allows tipsters to text or call in concerns. The Text-A-Tip hotline is confidential, but not anonymous, […]

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  Alumni Upset LBHS’s Varsity Squad

Alumni Upset LBHS’s Varsity Squad

  In the annual match-up between former LBHS soccer players and this year’s current girls’ squad, alumni applied strength and experience from the start. The final on Saturday, Jan. 4, was 2-0 in favor of the alumni, the first alum victory in eight years. Although the LBHS varsity squad “sat out” several key players, the […]

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Student Shows Brighten the Season

Student Shows Brighten the Season

The high school’s theater will present several crowd-pleasing concerts before the winter break, starting with the dance department’s performance. The 7:30 p.m. show, Dec. 12-14 at the Artists’ Theatre, showcases the work of guest choreographers directed by high school dance teacher Lisa Jay. Professional choreographers include Leann Alduenda, Erika Fernandez, Darrien Henning, Kathy Kahn and […]

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LBHS Hosts College Aid Seminars

LBHS Hosts College Aid Seminars

Two workshops to assist graduating seniors and their parents in making informed decisions about career and college are planned for Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 3-4, at Laguna Beach High School. A financial aid seminar will held in the high school’s library Tuesday, Dec. 3, from 7-9 p.m. Topics covered will include information needed to complete […]

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Former Local Star Scores in NCAA Tournament

Former Local Star Scores in NCAA Tournament

Former Laguna Beach High soccer standout Marina Paul (’12), now a Georgetown University sophomore, scored a goal to help seal the Hoyas 2-0 win over LaSalle in the first round of the NCAA tournament last Saturday, Nov. 16, on Georgetown’s home field in Washington, DC. With the victory, the Hoyas are now 16-2-2 overall, tying […]

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Scholarship Foundation

Scholarship Foundation

The Laguna Beach High School Scholarship Foundation is already hard at work to make this a most rewarding year for LBHS seniors, welcoming four new donors thus far. Having awarded over 270 scholarships totaling $328,955 to 107 LBHS 2013 graduating seniors last June, foundation leaders are excited for the new school year and have already […]

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Night Beams With Bountiful Benevolence

Night Beams With Bountiful Benevolence

By Justin Swanson | LB Indy   A 66-year history serves as testament to one of Laguna Beach’s special traditions, now an ingrained coming of age ritual for the town’s high school graduates. Witness the $328,955 in scholarships awarded at Laguna Beach High School’s Honors Convocation last week to 107 graduates, the largest sum in […]