Class Notes 4/26/13


Pancake Breakfast Celebrates TLC and BGC

Kids ready to dig in at the annual flapjack fest.
Kids ready to dig in at the annual flapjack fest.

The eighth annual Pancake Breakfast, marking the years The Learning Center has been a part of the Boys and Girls Club of Laguna Beach, is Saturday, April 27 at Bluebird Park, 798 Bluebird Canyon Dr. from 8 to 10:30 a.m.

Tickets are $5.

The breakfast is sponsored in part by Las Brisas.

Gilliam Crane Photography will be on hand capturing snap shots of families and children.

There will be a creative crafts table, park games, bounce house, and a giant photo booth.



Local Youth Vies For Teen Queen

Sharlene Zarrabi
Sharlene Zarrabi


Sharlene Zarrabi, a junior at Laguna Beach High School, will compete in the Miss Teenage California Scholarship Pageant this weekend, held at the LAX Hilton.

Zarrabi participates in dance, gymnastics, and cheerleading. She also volunteers at the Friendship Shelter. She plans to attend UC Davis.

At stake in the pageant are a variety of college scholarships and prizes, the winner receiving a $10,000 college scholarship.


Yoga Fans Make a Splash

Laguna Beach’s Yogaworks is helping the high school’s water polo and swim teams fundraise by

offering $25 passes good for 25 days of yoga.

Kids receive 100 percent of proceeds for the 350 passes offered by Yogaworks. Last year’s effort reaped $5,000.

A kickoff party with refreshments and art auction

is scheduled for Monday, April 29, 4-8 p.m., along with a yoga class with George Kosmitis at 6 p.m.

Pre registration is recommended, and non-members are welcome. 415-0955 or email [email protected]


Business Group Honors Laguna Schools

All four campuses in Laguna’s public school district were named to the honor roll by California Business for Education Excellence, a Sacramento-based foundation underwritten by organizations such as Chevron, Edison, Macy’s and United Way.

Schools that receive this distinction demonstrate high levels of student academic achievement, improvement in achievement levels over time, reduction in achievement gaps and for high schools, measures of college readiness.

CBEE’s honor roll grew from 261 schools in 2005 to the current 2,108 for 2012. The full list:

An example of Karsen Slater's work
An example of Karsen Slater’s work

LCAD Students Honored 

Former Laguna College of Art and Design graduates, Tiffany England and Karsen Slater were honored at the 29th annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement awards at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles last weekend. There have now been three LCAD students honored at this event.

The event honored winners who entered the L. Ron Hubbard Writers and Illustrators of the Future contest. Both England and Slater won for illustration.


An example of Tiffany England's work
An example of Tiffany England’s work
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