Class Notes 3/22/13

Fair Features Multicultural Fare

Newport Coast’s Sage Hill School will open its campus to the community for a day of food and festivity at the 12th Annual Multicultural Fair on Saturday, March 23, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 20402 Newport Coast Dr.

The fair will include two dozen authentic international food booths, lively cultural entertainment, an ethnic bazaar, service learning, live craftwork by local artisans, and hands-on children’s activities.

Admission to the fair is $7 at the door with children 5 and under admitted free.  Food tickets, sold on site, are $1.  A portion of the proceeds benefits Sage Hill’s Financial Aid Endowment Fund. For more information visit www.mcf.sagehillschool.org.


Registration Begins for Fall Students

Laguna Beach’s elementary schools, El Morro and Top of the World, are readying for next year’s new students.

At El Morro, kindergarten parents are invited to a 6 p.m. orientation Tuesday, March 19 or at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 16. Registration for new students or kindergarteners will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, April 23.

At Top of the World, student registration is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, May 8, at 21601 Tree Top Lane. TOW’s parent orientation is divided into two sessions, 8:30 a.m. for new students in grades 1-5, and 9:30 a.m. for kindergarten parents.

Parents need the following information to register their children: completed residency declaration documents (available at www.lbusd.org. Click “Our District” in the menu bar), birth certificate and immunization records.

To register for next fall, kindergarten students must be 5 on or before
Oct. 1, 2013.

El Morro (949) 497-7780; Top of the World (949) 497-7790.


Repair Crews Make the Grade During Winter Break

Maintenance projects were completed at all four school sites during winter break, fulfilling the schools district’s pledge in seeking public support in 2001 for a $39 million bond for campus renovations.

Throughout the district, filters were serviced and repaired on cooling and heating systems, drapes and valences were dry-cleaned and fire retardant reapplied, and fire extinguishers were tested and repaired or replaced as needed.

At the high school, 47 new lockers were installed and baseball lockers repaired.

Among other repairs made, at Thurston ceilings in the kitchen and girls locker room were fixed; at Top of the World, a classroom garden was prepared and roof leaks sealed at the Community Learning Center; and privacy screens were installed around the kindergarten area at El Morro.

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