Ted Doughty, director of facilities for Laguna Beach schools for the past two years, will retire, effective June 30, the district announced Monday. Doughty’s retirement reflects continuing turnover among the district’s top ranks, which have included recent departures by the assistant superintendent and directors of technology and human resources. Doughty has worked for 40 years […]
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As Stephen Crawford fetched something from the trunk of his car, a soaring baseball flew over the high school’s athletic field fence, heading straight for his house on St. Ann’s Drive and missing him by less than a yard before bouncing up his driveway. The high school baseball team on Monday, Jan. 27, was in […]
As the 20th anniversary of the 1993 Laguna Beach fire approaches, it serves as a reminder that fire season is here, although student safety remains a top priority throughout the year, the school district announced in a statement. “The safety of children is our first priority,” said Superintendent Sherine Smith, adding that district safety coordinator, […]
While students anticipate the leisure days of summer in June, the school district’s facilities department gears up for its busiest time. When students return next week, their handiwork will be in evidence, said the district’s construction director Ted Doughty, Jr. These include water-saving irrigation repairs and improvements at all four school sites, athletic field improvements […]
To encourage not only eating better food but eating in general, the new Wave Rider Café next to Thurston Middle School’s lunch lines will offer students grab-and-go selections for quick access to healthier foods. The school board unanimously approved spending $113,130 Tuesday to install the café next to the school’s kitchen and outside lunch windows […]
Nearly 1,400 computers and laptops are currently in use throughout Laguna’s public schools, about twice as many machines plugged in than in 2005, says Chief Technology Officer Victor Guthrie. Since the technological inventory is expected to continue to climb, the district is working on ways to contain its power consumption, Guthrie said. One way is […]
Ted Doughty, Jr. recently joined the Laguna Beach school district as the new director of facilities, grounds and construction. He previously worked for a San Diego district. His work experience includes general construction, school maintenance, operations and facilities. Doughty studied operations management and public administration. Doughty’s parents are educators as is his wife, a director […]