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Fire Ravaging Southern California

Fire Ravaging Southern California

Natalie McCaffery

November 16, 2018

Sparking up on November 8, 2019, the Woolsey fire’s cause is still undetermined. As of 9:00 PST, November 14, the Woolsey fire has burned 98,362 acres and is 52% contained. Breaching upon the homes of movie stars and turning famous movie sets into ash, this fire has conquered most of the famous, M...

No waste November!

No waste November!

November 15, 2018

Did you know November is one of our biggest gleaning months of the year?! It's officially mandarin season! Read on to sign up for one of the multitude of mass mandarin gleans!   GLEAN LEADERS NEEDED We urgently need volunteers to lead other volunteers on gleans or to glean ind...

Slavery in Textbooks

Christian Branch

November 9, 2018

The nation was shocked when a charter school in San Antonio, Texas was put under the national spotlight for a controversial homework assignment in which a teacher asked students to list the negative aspects of slavery followed by positive aspects of slavery. When a photo of the “Life of Slaves: A Bal...

Chicago Spring Trip

Zoë King

November 2, 2018

“Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.” -Frank Lloyd Wright, American architect. Spring trips were just recently pulled into the spotlight, and Chicago is one of them! Freshman and sophomores, in addition to juniors and seniors (depending on space...

Corporate Control on the Internet

Corporate Control on the Internet

Ian Brown

November 2, 2018

In recent years, the internet has become a battleground for opposing political beliefs, often utilizing private services such as Google’s Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter as methods to spread their beliefs about various issues. While this has proven to be an incredibly effective way to spread new ide...

Students Run Booths at Club Fair

Students Run Booths at Club Fair

October 26, 2018

From Direct Relief and Dream Foundation to the Farm Club and IoT, there are no shortage of student clubs to join here at Laguna! All Middle and Upper School students are invited to participate in the club program and to form their own club(s). See below for the current offerings: Dream Foun...

Interview with Mike Janey and Charlotte Mush

Frances Carlson

October 22, 2018

Here are the responses of ninth grade girls, Mike Janey and Charlotte Mush, during an interview about their move from Belgium to California. When and why did you move? Mike: July 25 and because my parents wanted me to go to high school in America.   Charlotte: July 2 because it ha...

LAGUNA STUDENT PUBLICATION THE FOURTH ESTATE MAKES SCHOOL HISTORY

LAGUNA STUDENT PUBLICATION THE FOURTH ESTATE MAKES SCHOOL HISTORY

October 19, 2018

The Fourth Estate made school history when it was named by Columbia as a finalist for its third consecutive Crown Award in News Hybrid Critique for print and digital publications. The Fourth Estate was one of 20 hybrid magazines chosen as finalists for the CSPA Crown Award to be presented at Columbia University in March. Final...

Explore Journalism in New York City this summer

Explore Journalism in New York City this summer

Daisy Finefrock

October 11, 2018

Join CSPA in New York City this summer as print and digital secondary school student journalists and advisers descend on their Ivy League campus. Take part in a learning experience like no other, where you will improve your skills, rethink your publishing strategies and take your media game to the...

NYC Summer Academy

NYC Summer Academy

Daisy Finefrock

October 11, 2018

2018 Course Catalog NYC Summer Academy courses draw on the expertise and unrivaled access of The New York Times and explore the most important issues facing our world today.

This Week in History

This Week in History

Ian Brown

October 11, 2018

October 1st: Yosemite National Park, one of the country’s most famous and popular national parks, was established on this day in 1890. The Gold Rush had brought many settlers out to this region searching a fortune in mining, however, before this, the area had been primarily populated by Native American tr...

SBIFF 10-10-10 Application

SBIFF 10-10-10 Application

September 12, 2018

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival's Annual 10-10-10 Program is coming up! The program is FREE and is open to local high school and college students. The deadline for submissions is Monday, October 1. SBIFF 10-10-10 Program: The annual 10-10-10 (Ten Writers – Ten Directors – T...

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