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Coming of Age in 2020: A Special Multimedia Contest for Teenagers in the U.S.

Coming of Age in 2020: A Special Multimedia Contest for Teenagers in the U.S.

September 10, 2020

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/09/learning/coming-of-age-in-2020-a-special-multimedia-contest-for-teenagers-in-the-us.html An invitation to show us — in words or images, video, or audio — how the events of this extraordinary year have affected you. Deadline: Nov 12 Project webinar: Sept. 24 https://www.nytimes....

13 Good Deeds To Do in September in Remembrance of 9/11

13 Good Deeds To Do in September in Remembrance of 9/11

September 8, 2020

For the entire month of September, in honor of the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance, we’re joining together with 911day.org to encourage all our colleagues and neighbors to make a difference. From volunteering, supporting charities through donations of goods or cash, and s...

SB Library is looking for teen volunteers!

SB Library is looking for teen volunteers!

August 30, 2020

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to read this email. We know this school year is probably a tough one! I’m hoping that you’re the right person to get this message out to teens at Laguna Blanca: Your community needs your help! If you're 16 or over (or will be before the end of 2020) and looking for a m...

Opportunities for High School/Teen Journalists

Opportunities for High School/Teen Journalists

August 28, 2020

For those of you with an alumni network and/or older students: 1) Just Media is a new, national hub for storytelling and reporting on justice issues. Their Uprising Fellowship will support emerging writers, 18-24, to report on policing or justice reform politics. They'll get training, support publishing with a partner outlet, and a small stipend. Interested? Apply he...

Fall Opportunities for HS students with The Stanford Daily

August 4, 2020

The Stanford Daily, reaching out to let you and your students know that this fall, we are launching three brand-new, all-remote programs for high school students: our 8-week Tech Bootcamp, 4-week Multimedia Workshop, and our Free Fridays mini workshop series!   More information on these programs...

Rustic Pathways International Virtual Volunteer Opportunities

Rustic Pathways International Virtual Volunteer Opportunities

July 17, 2020

  Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Rustic Pathways! Together, we are helping hundreds of communities around the world. During these critical times, we are moving all of our community service projects to virtual volunteer initiatives. We maintain long-standing relation...

Democrats, Republicans and the Coronavirus: Coming Out on Top During a Time of Crisis

Democrats, Republicans and the Coronavirus:  Coming Out on Top During a Time of Crisis

Jacob Self, Writer

June 20, 2020

An extremely divided, diverse and self-destructive field of Democratic presidential candidates this year saw their endless media coverage brought to a permanent halt when the coronavirus began spreading exponentially across the world. The virus continues to wreak political, economic and social havoc in ev...

Spirited Caravan Helps Send Laguna’s Class of 2020 On Its Way

BROOKE HOLLAND, NOOZHAWK STAFF WRITER

June 20, 2020

June 10th's celebration at Laguna Blanca School was punctuated by the sound of vehicles beeping and honking, and cheers of congratulations. The Class of 2020 entered the campus to applause, complete with whistles and “Woo-hoos!" The school community honored 48 high school graduates as cars slowly paraded throug...

The Hoarding Mentality

The Hoarding Mentality

Cody Busch-Weiss, Writer

June 19, 2020

The spread of COVID-19 has dramatically altered our way of life, with people spending most of their time at home.     Clearly, the virus is terrifying in itself, but people’s responses to this pandemic can make the problem even worse. Many have taken to storming their local grocery stores in a f...

Senior Projects 2020

Senior Projects 2020

Trish McHale, Senior Project Director

June 15, 2020

https://www.lbsseniorprojects.org/We are excited to share with you the impressive results of our grad’s Senior Projects. Like seniors everywhere, they lost so much due to the coronavirus, yet this group came together and carried on with the Senior Project program—a long-standing tradition...

Lessons I Learned from Quarantine

Lessons I Learned from Quarantine

Boning (JZ) Zhang, Writer

June 15, 2020

The sudden outbreak of Covid-19 has created an upheaval in our lives on a never-before-seen scale, putting people out of a job, inflicting massive economic damage, and harming our collective mental health. Stress lingers around my heart whenever news about Covid-19, triggering my helplessness, which ...

Carol Nordgaarden

Carol Nordgaarden

Julia Guglielmo, Writer

June 13, 2020

Q: What have been some of your most memorable moments while working at Laguna? A: Probably seeing the three MS CSI Days unfold: collaborating with my colleagues, arranging the Sheriff’s detective and Bomb Squad team to visit, taking the students to the National Search Dog Foundation to watch the re...

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