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 and acknowledgment of her contributions in and out of the classroom. Hustwick […]
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Last Friday morning, students and teachers at Top of the World Elementary received an inside look at the district’s disaster planning. At least one detail apparently needs work. Administrators placed the campus on lockdown about 9:11 a.m. due to a report by a third-grader that evolved darkly into a suspicious character on campus wearing a […]
Incoming second grader Mara Williams of Top of the World Elementary represented Laguna Beach and Orange County at the California State Track and Field finals July 21-22 in the 200-yard dash, finishing 13th in the state. One of 27 junior athletes competing for fastest in the state, the 7-year-old successfully qualified at both the Orange […]
Schoolpower took the spotlight at Tuesday’s Laguna Beach school board meeting, providing what one teacher called a “magical” cash infusion at a time when fiscal austerity is tightening budgets. In addition, school officials approved a number of new hires for the coming school year, including five top posts, while the president of Laguna Beach High […]
Nearly 50 Top of the World Elementary students participated in the one-mile Kids Run the OC Marathon event on Saturday, May 5. The run culminated a 12-week fitness training at school to encourage physical activity and healthy eating habits. Cumulatively, students logged 26.2 miles on Saturday, the full distance of a marathon, and will receive an […]
Students in the Laguna Beach school district return to classes on Tuesday, Sept. 6, but the district has also scheduled opportunities for parents to meet their child’s teachers and learn more about their school day in the same month. El Morro Elementary holds its back to school night Wednesday, Sept. 14; Thurston Middle School, Sept. […]