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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 […]

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DAR Recognizes Graduates

DAR Recognizes Graduates

Jackson McKay Pries is the winner of the DAR American History Scholarship for Laguna Beach High School. The organization also honored a score of other students at an awards program this past Thursday at at Laguna Presbyterian Church’s Tankersley Hall. Counselors and teachers selected Jackson for the award because of his passion for American history […]

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Raising the Bar for Cheerleaders

Raising the Bar for Cheerleaders

LBHS varsity cheer came away with top honors at La Habra’s NRG competition on May 4, winning a five-foot tall grand champion trophy in the all stars and high school division, as well as placing first place in the varsity novice division and winning a spirit stick for “awesome attitude.” This was their second competitive […]

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Still Settling Into an Outsize Role

Still Settling Into an Outsize Role

By Justin Swanson | LB Indy   Heading into her show’s final weekend, Haley Castuera has only so much time left finding out who Dolly is. “I find something new about her each night, each performance,” explains Castuera, 18, a Laguna Beach High School senior. “It’ll be my final chance.” The entire course of the […]

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Team Shows its Gratitude to Pavilions

Team Shows its Gratitude to Pavilions

Editor, The Laguna Beach High School girls water polo team is honoring Pavilions for their commitment to our school and particularly the girls water polo program. Pavilions market has contributed much needed monies through eScrip and the 10% Back To Schools program. The players, coaches and parents of the LBHS girls water polo program feel […]

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Two Winning High School Coaches Resign

Two Winning High School Coaches Resign

By Jennifer Erickson and Frank Aronoff | LB Indy After leading Laguna Beach High School’s football team during its two most successful seasons ever, Coach Mike Churchill turned in his resignation,effective Friday, Dec. 7, the school district announced Tuesday. In a second high-profile retirement, the longtime girls’ volleyball coach Lance Stewart, also announced his resignation. […]

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Class Notes: Students Score Collecting Soccer Gear

Class Notes: Students Score Collecting Soccer Gear

LBHS juniors Rory Saunders and Chris Tellez are asking parents and students to start spring cleaning early by donating old soccer jerseys and other gear at collection boxes in Laguna skills by Friday, Dec 21. The boys established Score 4 the Poor as a community service project two years ago and have collected over 1,000 […]

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Students Reap Awards in Arts Competition

Students Reap Awards in Arts Competition

Eight Laguna Beach High School students were announced as division winners of the school’s annual PTA “Reflections” arts contest and will advance to the regional level of this national competition: they are Karina Parker for dance choreography; filmmaker Austin Fickman; Molly McMillen and Moorea Howson in literature; Blake Allard for musical composition, photographer Anika Larsen; […]

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Where Character Matters on Campus

Where Character Matters on Campus

As part of national bullying prevention month, Laguna Beach schools hosted character-building programs in October that encouraged students to be kind and exhibit good character. At the two elementary schools, lunchtime activities featured guest speakers who reinforced ways kindness and respect can be extended to individuals, the environment and the world. Top of the World […]

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Small Town Memories

Small Town Memories

By Natalie Hills   I watched the City Council candidates on TV. Mr. Whalen talked about how hard it is to raise kids in Laguna, keep them positively engaged at school, because of the party scene. To show how much he cares about teen drinking, Whalen supports the proposed Social Host Ordinance (SHO), which the police […]