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Senior Projects 2020

Senior Projects 2020

June 30, 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...

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...

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 ...

College and the Coronavirus

College and the Coronavirus

Ian Brown, News Editor

June 13, 2020

It’s safe to say that few people ever thought the situation with COVID-19 would become this extreme. The economy has ground to a halt, people are isolated in their homes in self-enforced quarantine, and, most notably for many Laguna students, school has switched to an “online learning” model ...

The Hoarding Mentality

The Hoarding Mentality

Cody Busch-Weiss, Writer

June 12, 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...

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 12, 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...

Carol Nordgaarden

Carol Nordgaarden

Julia Guglielmo, Writer

June 10, 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...

An Interview with Retiring History Instructor Richard Nathan

An Interview with Retiring History Instructor Richard Nathan

Ian Brown, News Editor

June 9, 2020

Throughout your time at Laguna, what is one thing that has stayed the same, and what has changed? “I would say it has certainly become more structured. In my view, this is generally a good thing, although it may have inhibited the creativity of certain individuals. But overall, the number of people who “fall...

Taking Action – Black Lives Matter and the Killing of George Floyd

Taking Action – Black Lives Matter and the Killing of George Floyd

Molly Morouse

June 9, 2020

How To Take Action and Support the Black Lives Matter Movement

How To Not Go Stir-Crazy

How To Not Go Stir-Crazy

Frances Carlson and Madeleine Nicks

June 4, 2020

1 After weeks of being around only your family, it’s easy to fall into a rhythm of skipping showers, wearing the same pair of sweatpants for several days straight, and forgetting what shoes are all together. However, despite how relaxed you may feel at home, it’s important to avoid these tempting...

Letter from the Editors

Letter from the Editors

Daisy Finefrock and Phoebe Stein

June 3, 2020

Hello Laguna! It’s been a while. We can’t express how hard it is to not be on campus every day and feel sure that all of you are feeling the same way. Uncertainty is at the forefront of our minds, and during these past few months, we have tried our best to figure out a way to honor our seniors whil...

NSPA Journalism Honor Roll Named

NSPA Journalism Honor Roll Named

May 31, 2020

NSPA Journalism Honor Roll named 1,300 student journalists recognized for academic excellence   MINNEAPOLIS — National Scholastic Press Association, the nation’s largest association for high school, junior high and middle school journalists, has inducted approximately 1,300 high-school schol...

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