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Grant Seeds a School Garden

  Top of the World Elementary School  has received a grant to expand their garden through Whole Kids Foundation’s School Garden Grant Program, which was created in partnership with FoodCorps to help schools grow students’ relationships with food through gardening. The Foundation...

Teacher’s Green Thumb Yields Unexpected Fruit

Retired teacher Terry Hustwick shared her surprise and joy at receiving California PTA’s most prestigious award, the Golden Oak Service Award, at a recent meeting of Top of the World Elementary’s PTA. Council President Kathleen Fay presented the honor to Hustwick in appreciation...

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...

Cultivating Lessons in Responsibility

Top of the World Elementary School’s Outdoor Classroom/Garden gives students hands-on experience learning about their environment through a variety of instructional activities and about the importance of their role as stewards of the earth. The 10,000 square foot space is home to...