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’11 Grads Weave Their Own Path

As Laguna Beach High School’s graduating seniors paraded into the Irvine Bowl last week through evergreen arches held aloft by younger versions of themselves, there was a sense of achievement that went beyond their academic accomplishments. Whether a relative, friend or teacher...

Taking Care of Their Own

Photos by Ted Reckas The Laguna Beach High School’s Honors Convocation makes visible the community’s dedication to inspiring, empowering and supporting their youth. If the success of Laguna’s 2011 graduating class has any correlation to the gifts and good wishes rained upon them...

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...

Former Laguna Beach Artist Reconnects

Former Laguna Beach resident, artist William Ogden, 67, reconnected with his Laguna Beach roots last week in the Laguna Beach High School classroom of art instructor Peter Tiner, a long-time fan of Ogden’s work. Ogden, whose evocative and highly imaginative paintings were a...

Rotary Selects an Artist

Rotary Club honored Taylor Sanderson as its student of the month for April. Peter Tiner, Laguna Beach High School’s longtime arts instructor, accompanied his student and praised her work in both photography and painting throughout her high school year. Taylor hopes to attend The...