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Summer Teen Writing Camp

Summer Teen Writing Camp

Kate Dubiel

May 24, 2017


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The UC Berkeley Bay Area Writing Project is offering Teen Summer Writing Courses, with classes being held between June and August. For more information and to sign up, please visit their website: UC Berkeley Bay Area Writing Project...

adVenturesAcademy Jalama Trip

adVenturesAcademy Jalama Trip

Alissa Sears

May 24, 2017


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Standing at the top of the ridge-line looking across the Return to Freedom Wild Horse Sanctuary at the beginning of this year, we felt the magic of the Jalama Valley that the Chumash consider to be the “Western Gateway to Beyond.” As Chipper shared the heritage of this rugged coastline and rolling...

STEM: A New Generation of Science

STEM: A New Generation of Science

Jack Stein

May 16, 2017


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The brainchild of Laguna Blanca science teachers Staci Richard and Zach Moore, the 2016-2017 school year introduced a brand new class for a new generation of young scientists. The Science, Technology, Research and Mathematics (STEM) class opened up opportunities for more in-depth fields of study for ...

Senior Owls Leave the Nest To Start Senior Projects

Senior Owls Leave the Nest To Start Senior Projects

Sydney Edgecomb

May 16, 2017


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This week begins the two week period for Senior Projects, a period where Laguna's Seniors go out into the world and volunteer, work, and get experience in their potential fields. This year Senior Projects range from working at a law firm to traveling to China. In their absense, the Juniors have been...

#DOIT4DAVIES Fundraiser

#DOIT4DAVIES Fundraiser

May 14, 2017


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Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, We are inviting all friends of Davies Kabogoza to a Fundraising Soccer Tournament to celebrate his life in efforts to raise money for his family in Uganda.  The celebration of life will take place on Friday, May 19 after school at the soccer fields on Laguna Blanca...

Laguna Students to Present at Showcase of Innovative Learning

Laguna Students to Present at Showcase of Innovative Learning

May 12, 2017


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Congratulations and best of luck to Laguna’s Project Based Computing class who was selected to present their idea of using an iPhone to control a quadcopter via bluetooth at this year’s SB County Education Office’s Showcase of Innovative Learning. This exciting event takes place on May 11 from...

Letters to Kaczynski

Letters to Kaczynski

Jack Stein

April 27, 2017


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There’s a lot more to history than what you read in books. History is unique among school subjects because it is constantly changing. It’s important to look at the past, but it’s also important to realize that the past is relative: it could be five minutes ago or five hundred million years ago....

From Cell Phones to Right-to-Die to Concussions — California’s New Laws of 2017

From Cell Phones to Right-to-Die to  Concussions — California’s New Laws of 2017

Caylin Zimmerman

April 17, 2017


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Cell Phone Safety: The use of a hand-held wireless phone or wireless electronic device while driving, will no longer be allowed unless the device is mounted on the vehicle windshield or dashboard in a way that does not restrict the driver’s view of the road. This law was largely influenced by the court...

Alum Participates in Harvard Panel

Alum Participates in Harvard Panel

April 13, 2017


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Pierce O'Donnell '16 was invited to participate on Harvard's panel regarding "Sports and Sexual Violence: A Community Discussion".  Pierce was asked to be on the panel after participating in a freshman seminar class entitled "Creating a Culture of Respect on Campus." The class of mostly young women, w...

Volunteer as a Basketball Buddy for Kids with Special Needs

Volunteer as a Basketball Buddy for Kids with Special Needs

April 11, 2017


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Our program is for boys and girls with physical and developmental special needs; Volunteers work with our players who need assistance.   Dates:  Six  Tuesdays, April 11 - May 16 Time:  3:30 - 5 pm  Location:  Page Youth Center - 4540 Hollister Avenue, SB Indoor and Outdoor Courts; Skill  lev...

Laguna Blanca Talent Show

Laguna Blanca Talent Show

Kendall White

March 15, 2017


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What happens when a magician and musician walk onto a stage — the Laguna Blanca Talent Show. Math Department Chair Paul Chiment was in charge of coordinating the show. There were a total of eight acts including singing, lip-syncing and even an entertaining “magic show.” Some highlights of the...

Around the World with Regan

Around the World with Regan

Natasha Heyer

March 15, 2017


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Sophomore Regan Williams is no stranger to exploring the wider world. In Williams’ sixth grade year, she took a class called “Work Cultures and Religions” in which she quickly became fascinated with different countries and religions throughout the world. Her enthusiasm for this class was...