Student Talent Earns the Spotlight
Students from Top of the World Elementary entertained parents and staff from the high school stage this week during the annual talent show.
Next Thursday, Feb. 4, their peers in third, fourth and fifth grade from El Morro Elementary will get their chance. Tickets for the 6 p.m. show are available through the school websites. There will be no box office ticket sales the night of the show.
Students began rehearsals in early January.
Rotary Announces its Student of the Month
Alex Rounaghi was recognized as January’s student of the month by Laguna Rotary Club.
Alex, who is interested in history and current events, is senior class president at Laguna Beach High School, served on the Associated Student Body for four years and as secretary-general of Model United Nations.
He is in National Honor Society leader and plays volleyball.
Alex was also named junior citizen of the year in the March Patriot’s Day Parade. He is a Boy’s State Delegate and has served as a U.S. Senate page, sponsored by Senator Diane Feinstein.
He plans to study political science and economics at Georgetown University and attend law school.
Girls Basketball Sign-Ups Begin
Registration for the Girls Spring Basketball League at the Boys & Girls Club canyon branch will take place from Feb. 1-29. The cost is $100 per player and includes uniform.
Non-club member fee is $100, plus yearly club membership. Scholarships are available for qualifying families. Player evaluations are mandatory and will be held the week of March 7-11. Practices begin April 4 and games start on April 12.
All participants, kindergarden through ninth grade, learn basketball skills. Volunteer opportunities are also available for parents interested in coaching.
Sponsorship opportunities are available. Info: 949 494-2535 or visit: bgclagunabeach.org.