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Best Of: Seniors 2013

May 3, 2013

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Hacking 101: What is it?

April 23, 2013

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In order to understand what hacking is, it’s important to define the term in relation to coding. Like the alphabet is to creating a sentence, coding is the language of programming computer software and hacking is the ability to re-...

Before They Were Teachers

March 20, 2013

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Mr. Kevin Shertzer's interview continued: Since he had no idea what he wanted to do in terms of a career at the time, he figured he should do things he enjoyed while he had the time. “There is a period in many people’s lives af...

Films by Miles Crist

Films by Miles Crist

February 21, 2013

Looking Ahead to 2013

Looking Ahead to 2013

February 11, 2013

Importance of iPads in the Classroom

January 18, 2013

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Surely by now, most students at Laguna are noticing the changes around campus. We have a new library for the first time in nearly sixty years, more students are being accommodated with online classes, and, most notably, there ...

Summer Reading List

June 4, 2012

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The Invention of Hugo Cabret By Brian Selznick Markus Selznick’s Hugo Cabret is a revolutionary blend of graphic novel and narrative. Selznick’s original creation tells the story of a small boy growing up in France who...

Cover the Night: Peaceful Protest to Raise Awareness

June 4, 2012

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In the viral video that has been viewed by over 100 million people, the project directors at Invisible Children urged everyone to take part in Cover the Night on April 20: an event in which everyone would take to the streets and...

Librarian Ms. Susan Burke Closes a Chapter That Has Lasted 35 Years

June 4, 2012

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How did you get started at Laguna? My start at Laguna is a story in itself. I wasn’t looking for a job and had already signed a contract with the Thacher School for a third year. Our consortium of librarians from the Santa...