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Winter Play Review

Winter Play Review

Dare Fitzpatrick April 20, 2022

The Laguna Blanca Reduced Shakespeare Company’s, “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” premiered on Feb. 11.  Students in the Play Production class returned to the stage two...

Middle School Journalism Project

Middle School Journalism Project

April 14, 2022

Some of our own fledgling owls from the middle school have created a wonderful new website! Read new articles and participate in fun polls at this website! https://sites.google.com/lagunablanca.org/2022mswritersworkshop/home

A Tribute to Clara Svedlund

A Tribute to Clara Svedlund

March 31, 2022

“When I joined the Lower School in 1st grade, I was a shy, quiet student scared by the entirely new environment around me. But I made an immediate connection with Ms. Svedlund. I was in awe. She was...

Club Highlights

Club Highlights

Annika Firlik March 14, 2022

Fellowship Of Faith Fellowship of Faith Club is run by juniors Molly Morouse and Grace Hoffacker. The club meets twice a month, and their faculty advisor is math teacher Jennifer Pardue.  “Fellowship...

The Future of the English Department

The Future of the English Department

Madeleine Nicks March 10, 2022

Q: What are your responsibilities as the English department head? A: One is administrative tasks and meetings, going to meetings, leading meetings, and meeting with parents, with teachers, observing teachers,...

Finally Federal

Finally Federal

Alexandra Siegel March 8, 2022

Holidays are supposed to be celebratory and reflective, not controversial. Companies and schools question what holidays to celebrate, and with more holidays being added to the Federal Reserve observation...

An Interview with Meghan Roarty

An Interview with Meghan Roarty

Madeleine Nicks and Frances Carlson February 17, 2022

Q: What first inspired you to become a teacher? A: I didn’t initially plan on becoming a teacher. I was studying in the graduate program at UCSB, studying psychology, and I thought I wanted to go into...

Is the SAT Outdated?

Is the SAT Outdated?

Aden Meisel and Claire Tolles November 17, 2021

What is the point of using the SAT? And why do we students still take it? Until recently, standardized testing, specifically the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), held a significant influence in the college...

Farewell to the Herefords

Farewell to the Herefords

WORDS by HANNA MASRI June 4, 2021

As the school year comes to a close, students are reminded of the upcoming departure of the beloved Hereford family. Head of School Rob Hereford and his wife, biology teacher Amanda Whalen, and their two...

Struckmeyers Summer College To-Do List

Struckmeyer’s Summer College To-Do List

Frances Carlson, Madeleine Nicks, and Owen Noble June 4, 2021

Rising 9th graders: To really make the most of the Laguna experience, a student needs to be a dynamic classroom presence, someone who regularly participates and interacts with the teacher and classmates. ...

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