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DIY and Crafts Corner

DIY and Crafts Corner

Itziar de Pedro

October 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, DIY

Crafty? Creative? DIY-lover kind of person? You’re in the right place! If you’re like me and enjoy making stuff: stick around. But beware, this new blog will get your hands dirty (and colorful!) with paint, glitter, and ink. Scrolling through Pinterest, Instagram or even flipping through the pages...

Game of Thrones: Why so Special?

Game of Thrones: Why so Special?

Patrick Otte

October 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Game of Thrones is debatably the most popular TV show of all time. With a 95% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and the eighth season coming out in roughly a year. A Game of Thrones has a vast fantasy world with many characters and different ecosystems and most importantly features the war between the different k...

12 of the Best Zombie Movies

12 of the Best Zombie Movies

Sofia Fouroohi- Martin

October 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Twenty First century zombie flicks for lovers of all different movie genres 12.Rec (2007) Rec is a Spanish found-footage style film about a news reporter and her cameraman who find themselves in the middle of the story of their lifetime as they report on an elderly woman who accidentally...

BRING ON SUMMER!

BRING ON SUMMER!

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Summer activities you can do all year to bring you back to those amazing summer days. Check out the rest of our tips on www.thefourthestate.net Spikeball is a seemingly innocent backyard game, but in reality, it is an incredibly fun and competitive sport. It’s a great way to have easy, affordabl...

Ice Cream Social

Ice Cream Social

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

After a long first day of school, students were treated to an Ice Cream Social, which took place in the freshman quad.

An Interview with New Teacher Dr. Yoshimura

An Interview with New Teacher Dr. Yoshimura

Rose Houglet

September 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

What’s your name? Do you have a nickname? (Do you prefer Ms. or Mrs.?) Dr. Yoshimura    What subjects do you teach? French    What did you teach before coming to Laguna? French , English composition    How did you find out about Laguna? I used to live in SB, and my previous school regularly c...

Catching Up with the Cast

Catching Up with the Cast

Kendall White

May 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This year’s spring musical “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” a dramatic and complicated play by any standard, debuted in Spaulding Auditorium on April 27. We caught up with a few of the principal players to ask them about their experiences in the show, including their favorite parts...

Animation is Growing Up

Animation is Growing Up

Jack Stein

May 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Nearly three decades ago, “The Simpsons” aired its first episode and changed TV forever. Before the airing of the now-classic program, the cartoon airwaves were dominated by children’s shows like “Ghostbusters,” “Alvin and the Chipmunks” and “G.I. Joe.” “The Simpsons,” however,...

Laguna’s Advisory Quiz Bowl!

Laguna’s Advisory Quiz Bowl!

Sydney Edgecomb

May 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The spiral shape seen in sunflowers follows what famous sequence? What year did the first American woman graduate from college? Which faculty member taught in the Peace Corps in Ghana? Laguna Middle School students came together to test their knowledge in a fun Advisory competition on Wednesday...

Something’s Brewing

Something’s Brewing

Sonya Kotler and Amanda Skinner

April 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

There are many ways to brew a wonderful cup of coffee, but most of them are overshadowed by, the bit overrated, if you ask me, espresso. After way too much time and money spent running to coffee shops, whenever I needed a little help staying awake, I finally realized that a decent cup of coffee did not...

What Did You Say: Cut Off?

What Did You Say: Cut Off?

Sierra Willard

March 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, What Did You Say?

Snapchat, Netflix, and Youtube are common forms of media and communication around the Laguna campus and many other schools, but some of our forms of communication and media have been cut off. Of course, students are expected to pay attention in class and not be on their phones, but Laguna is takin...

What Did You Say: Valentine’s Day

What Did You Say: Valentine’s Day

Sierra Willard

February 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, What Did You Say?

Valentine’s Day is only a few days away, and if you are like me, you might want to pull the covers over your head and fall back asleep. A holiday known for chocolates, flowers and dates, brings a lot of pressure for the 24-hour rush of love. Don’t get me wrong, I love Valentine’s Day, especially t...

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