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Lumberyard Whips Up a Winning Recipe

Lumberyard Whips Up a Winning Recipe

Continuing a tradition of the Thurston principal winning the SchoolPower Chef Challenge, defending champion and new LBHS principal Joanne Culverhouse conceded the title to her Thurston successor Jenny Salberg. The third annual event hosted by Lumberyard owners Suzanne and Cary Redfearn raised than $9,500 for Laguna’s schools, $30,000 over three years. In a nod to […]

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Lumberyard Whips Up a Winning Recipe

Lumberyard Whips Up a Winning Recipe

Continuing a tradition of the Thurston principal winning the SchoolPower Chef Challenge, defending champion and new LBHS principal Joanne Culverhouse conceded the title to her Thurston successor Jenny Salberg. The third annual event hosted by Lumberyard owners Suzanne and Cary Redfearn raised than $9,500 for Laguna’s schools, $30,000 over three years. In a nod to […]

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Laguna Welcomes Menton Envoys

Laguna Welcomes Menton Envoys

The Laguna Beach Sister Cities Association welcomes its first-ever student visit from Lycee’ Pierre Et Marie Curie High School in Menton, France, this Friday, Oct. 21.   The 30 French students visit their sister city and meet their counterparts at Laguna Beach High School, who they already know by conversing the last 18 months online […]

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LBHS Test Scores Show College Readines

LBHS Test Scores Show College Readines

Test scores by Laguna Beach High School students on the ACT, SAT, and Advanced Placement exams indicate they are outperforming their peers in the state, nation, and globally, according to a district statement.   This week, 9-11 grade students will participate in college preparatory testing to provide them guidance on taking the official tests. All […]

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Class Notes

Class Notes

Laguna Schools Meet Seismic Standards and Transcripts Go Digital

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Lumberyard Serves Up a Double Play

Lumberyard Serves Up a Double Play

Laguna Beach High School softball boosters host a fundraising dinner at the Lumberyard restaurant, 384 Forest Ave., Sunday, Oct. 16. Besides a silent auction and door prizes, diners will get a chance to meet team players, who will be working in the restaurant from 5 to 9 p.m. Dine between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. […]

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A Homerun Fundraiser for Local Schools

A Homerun Fundraiser for Local Schools

Over 1,600 Laguna Beach locals enjoyed the Angels win over the Kansas City Royals last Saturday, seated in a section together near the first-base line and raising $10,000 for local schools. The third annual Laguna family night at Angel stadium was the most successful yet, said PTA organizer and parent Kendall Clark, who has refined […]

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On the Blacktop

On the Blacktop

 El Morro Volunteer Breakfast, June 10 Top of the World 5th Grade Pioneer Day, June 10 CLC Celebration, June 13 PTA Meeting, June 13 Third Grade Literature Fest, June 17 LBHS Honors Convocation, June 10 Senior Only Final Exams, June 16-17

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Teacher Sketches a Final Lesson Plan

Teacher Sketches a Final Lesson Plan

“It seems that everything lines up for me to step away from the classroom and I am pleased about that,” said Peter Tiner, a three-decade long educator who discovered his career calling while teaching transcendental meditation. The popular 61-year-old Tiner will retire when the school year ends June 23 after 21 years teaching art to […]

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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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Drama Students Take a Final Bow

Drama Students Take a Final Bow

Laguna Beach High School’s Park Avenue Players bring to the Artists’ Theatre “A Lie of the Mind,” May 27 and 28, June 2-4, at 7:30 p.m., a Sam Shepard play that will not disappoint theatre-goers hungry for powerful drama. “We always like to end our year with a piece of drama that is challenging in […]

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Fundraiser May 22, LBHS Alumni Take On Water Polo Champs

Fundraiser May 22, LBHS Alumni Take On Water Polo Champs

Laguna Beach High School alumni will compete with the school’s CIF water polo champs from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, in a fundraiser for the LBHS aquatics program (including the water polo and swim teams), which will include relay races, raffles and food. The fun continues after the competition from 5 […]

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‘Footloose’ Kicks for Drama Students

‘Footloose’ Kicks for Drama Students

Laguna Beach High School’s drama department joined forces with schools throughout Southern California to show bits of their spring musicals for the John Raitt Awards for Youth, on May 1 at Fullerton’s Plummer Auditorium. LBHS won several nominations and top honors for their March musical, “Footloose,” featuring singing, dancing and acting skills by 50 students. […]

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5.18 to Go

5.18 to Go

Runner Driven to be School’s Best Miler Last season at the Orange Country Championships, Natasha Strickland covered 3200 meters in 11:13.85, knocking more than three seconds off Wendy Peterson’s 23-year-old Laguna Beach High School record. Strickland has since gone on to break her new mark twice, most recently at the Arcadia Invitational earlier this month. […]

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Laguna Beach High School valedictorian Bianca Sganga

For This Valedictorian, It’s All in the Family

When it comes to success for graduating senior Bianca Sganga, valedictorian of Laguna Beach High School’s graduating class, it’s all in the family, and both nature and nurture have conspired in her achievement. In an unusual double play, Bianca’s brother Jake earned the same honor in 2009. While their older sister Jessica wasn’t valedictorian, she […]