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Presidential Service Awards

Presidential Service Awards

May 30, 2016


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Every year Laguna Blanca recognizes its students who have excelled in Community Service over the past 12 months in the annual Presidential Service Awards sssembly. This year was the 14th Presidential Service Awards assembly, and it started off by inducting two foreign students, Rose Houglet and Cind...

Girls Rock SB Sleep Away Summer Music, Arts and Self Esteem Boosting Program

Girls Rock SB Sleep Away Summer Music, Arts and Self Esteem Boosting Program

April 11, 2016


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We offer a pretty spectacular sleep away summer music, arts and self esteem boosting program for preteen/teen girls hosted at Ojai Valley High School and are trying to get the word out about all that we do. We specialize in music, photography and film making and journalism. We partner with local and...

Experiential Out of the Classroom New Orleans Day with Ms. Tidey

Experiential Out of the Classroom New Orleans Day with Ms. Tidey

April 10, 2016


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At the beginning of the day, freshmen class assembled in Spaulding Auditorium to listen to head of school, Mr. Hereford, and biology teacher (as well as wife), Ms. Whalen, who were in New Orleans at the time of Hurricane Katrina, talk about their evacuation story and how they helped out the edu...

Upper School Talent Show 2016

Upper School Talent Show 2016

April 10, 2016


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Here's a video recap of the 2016 upper school talent show.

National Latin Exam

National Latin Exam

April 1, 2016


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While some Latin students fear this day — refusing to prepare for it, others yearn for this day and even study in advance. Even though there is no official study guide or rubric for studying, the National Latin Exam website does give some practice to any students who want to do a little extra wor...

Breaking: World’s Most Wanted Man Captured At Last

Breaking: World’s Most Wanted Man Captured At Last

March 19, 2016


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After an international manhunt, fugitive Salah Abdeslam was captured alive by the police in Brussels, Belgium. The last surviving attacker from the notorious Paris attacks late last year, Abdeslam was shot in the leg and finally taken in. He is the fifth perpetrator captured associated with the Paris...

Spring Seussical

Spring Seussical

March 16, 2016


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Get ready for the spring musical coming to Spaulding Theatre in April on Thursday the 14th, Friday the 15th, and Saturday the 16th. Seussical, a magical musical based on the characters of Dr. Suess, a famous children’s book writer, best-loved characters such as: Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the...

Best Santa Barbara Beaches

Best Santa Barbara Beaches

March 16, 2016


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Grab your lemonade, picnic basket, and blanket for a sunny day at a Santa Barbara beach. Although Santa Barbara is known for some of the most exquisite beaches, you may find it hard to decide which beach to go to. The three most well-known beaches are Hammonds Beach, Butterfly Beach and East Beach. Hammonds ...

Laguna Students Walk for Water

Laguna Students Walk for Water

February 24, 2016


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Hands4Others and our team of young leaders are preparing for a busy next few months. Their annual Walk4Water will take place on Saturday, March 19th, in recognition of World Water Day. The team will meet across from Chase Palm Park  on Cabrillo Blvd and from there, will walk just over two mile...

Owls win Film Festival, Poetry Contest, and Scholarship!

Owls win Film Festival, Poetry Contest, and Scholarship!

February 18, 2016


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  It’s been a productive week for Owls! Kylan Tyng ’16 won the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, 10-10-10 Student Competition for the high school directors’ category today, with his entry, “Lost and Found". The winning film started with a great script from a San Marcos student...

Lower School Family Science Discovery Event

Lower School Family Science Discovery Event

February 6, 2016


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On Tuesday, February 23, Laguna Blanca lower school families were invited to come and explore the magic of science with engaging demonstrations and hand on actives hosted by community groups such as the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, Astronomical Unit, UCSB Physics Circus, Cottage Hospital Pathology,...

Three Ways to Survive “El Nino”

Three Ways to Survive “El Nino”

January 29, 2016


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Step One: Wardrobe As the weather changes so do our wardrobes. With the colder weather it's time to retire your favorite pair of shorts and swap it with a new pair of jeans. Remember to stock up on leggings, knit sweaters, long sleeves, and warm jackets. Now is the time to invest in those rain boots...