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The Cost of Free Internet

The Cost of Free Internet

Cody Busch-Weiss, Writer

April 10, 2020

Today, we can hold the sum of the knowledge of the human race in our pockets, and we can access it for free--you don’t have to pay to use Google or Instagram. So how do these companies make money? Ads. This might seem like just a minor inconvenience, but to find the right ads, all the major tech c...

jGirls accepting applications for editorial board, staff photographers

jGirls accepting applications for editorial board, staff photographers

April 5, 2020

jGirls Magazine is looking for creative, bold, self-identifying Jewish teen girls to serve on their editorial board and photography staff. Make a difference in the world by building an online community of future Jewish female leaders, provide a safe space for Jewish teenage girls to make their voices hear...

Fort Making Contest for Habitat for Humanity

Fort Making Contest for Habitat for Humanity

April 3, 2020

Fort Marking Contest Here’s how it works: Between Friday, April 3rd and Friday, April 10th, individuals and families are encouraged to participate in our “build a fort” contest. The fort can be: -Indoor or outdoor -Big or small -Made of any materials you want- get creative! ...

Help Habitat for Humanity from Home

Help Habitat for Humanity from Home

April 1, 2020

Hope you are doing well and staying sane. I was curious if you knew of any LBS students that might want to help out Habitat for Humanity from home? We need someone to help promote and manage the Humanitysb.org blog. Finding/creating content and promoting it. It is taking more time than I have right now, but we would love to have this movement grow of celebrating the SB spirit.  Let me know if you know of anyone that might be interested. Thanks in advance!  Liz  For more informa...

The Forward’s 2020 Youth Writing Contest

The Forward’s 2020 Youth Writing Contest

April 1, 2020

The Forward’s 2020 Youth Writing Contest https://forward.com/culture/442722/announcing-the-forwards-2020-youth-writing-contest/ https://forward.com/culture/442724/the-forwards-youth-writing-contest-guidelines/ The Forward’s youth writing contest seeks essays, prose and poetry of 1,000 words or less on the topic “What It Means...

Let’s All Stay #RootedInLove

Let's All Stay #RootedInLove

March 19, 2020

Mike Smith spoke at Laguna a number of years ago and transformed our community. One result of his presentation was the formation of our Sock Club. Click here to watch Mike Smith Live Roooted in Love Vimeo Like many of you, me, my wife, and my teams have spent the last week filled with so...

Now Arrived at Destination: Autonomy

Now Arrived at Destination: Autonomy

Cody Busch-Weiss, Writer

March 8, 2020

For decades, driving has been considered an essential skill for being an adult in modern life. But with the rise of self-driving cars, will this skill become irrelevant and outdated, or even a hindrance? The idea of a self-driving car has been around since at least the 1920’s, when cars first became...

Summer Camp Announcements – Read ASAP

Summer Camp Announcements - Read ASAP

March 4, 2020

Creative Wealth International 1) Santa Barbara Camp Millionaire, Ages 10-14 July 13-17, 9 am to 4 pm, Veterans Building. We're hosting it again through the SB Park & Rec AND get this...they just opened registration on Monday and we're more than 1/2 way booked (30 max). If you're wanting ...

Writing Tutors Wanted

Writing Tutors Wanted

March 2, 2020

Attention Upper School students! Ms. Tidey's freshmen are beginning their Urban Studies research project and they'd love to have your help with just getting through this epic research paper. You can get community service hours for your time. Please email or stop by and talk to either Ms. Tidey ([email protected])...

Journalism Opportunity for HS Students

Journalism Opportunity for HS Students

February 27, 2020

I am writing to share an opportunity for high school juniors who would like to learn more about the field of journalism from professionals at some of the most well-regarded outlets in the country. Read below for details. About the program The Princeton Summer Journalism Program (PSJP) is a free, resid...

Write the World’s Civics in Action 2020

Write the World’s Civics in Action 2020

February 27, 2020

Civics in Action 2020 Write the World Invitation to Apply Write the World’s Civics in Action 2020 An Invitation to Apply for Students Ages 13-19   Write the World invites students from across the country and around the world to apply for our inaugural Civics in Action 2020 writing ...

Letter from the Editors

Letter from the Editors

Phoebe Stein and Daisy Finefrock

February 26, 2020

Our first issue of the new decade — that’s crazy, right, to think that the Fourth Estate has been around for 26 years. As a publication, we have grown so much since our first publication, and continue to do so every time we step into the classroom. Journalism is an art that is hard to master; our...

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