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How To Get Your Creativity Flowing

How To Get Your Creativity Flowing

Daisy Finefrock

May 1, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Our mental health and our ability to innovate all rests on our brain’s strength. Since our brain can’t lift weights, here are some excersises to master your inner creativity. Meditating: One way many get in touch with their inner self and thoughts is through the art of meditation and relaxation. ...

The Missing L in LGBTQ

The Missing L in LGBTQ

Daisy Finefrock

May 1, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

History changing right in front of our eyes. This last decade has been notable for LGBTQ+ rights and representation. However, this change has not extended for all queer people. A lot has changed since 1997 when actress and comedian, Ellen Degeneres, came out to the world in the most public forum: on cab...

A New Kind of Learning

A New Kind of Learning

Phoebe Stein and Nafisah Fathima

April 29, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Uncategorized

Days spent learning, exploring and making memories. Nights by the fire, singing, talking and becoming a family. Through the Idaho-based Alzar School, this is exactly how Kate Spaulding spent the first six months of her sophomore year. Alzar School provides an alternative education which rivals that o...

Lucas Chen – TEDx Laguna Blanca School 2019

Lucas Chen – TEDx  Laguna Blanca School 2019

Jack Zhang

April 29, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

"You are in America. We do things our way, not your communist way." There were the words that Lucas Chen, a Chinese International student at Laguna Blanca, was insulted with when he offered a different option from his peer over the arrangement of robotic parts. Pursuing a better education, Lucas...

Into the City

Into the City

Julianna Seymour

April 29, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Following their ethnography unit, the ninth grade class headed to downtown Los Angeles. While in downtown LA, the ninth grade broke into small groups to explore the city, talk to both locals and tourists to hear their One of the stories that a student listened to was the story of a man who was in P...

TARC Club Shoots for the Stars

TARC Club Shoots for the Stars

Wesley Schulz

April 29, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

After a two-hour van ride to get to the Sabino family's ranch club members were a bit exhausted but very excited. Their exhaustion soon faded when they crested the hill to the launch site. Their eyes were met with an impossibly serene landscape — the grass that was covering the valley was a verdant...

February 4, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

CONGRATS TO THE OWLS WHO ARE HEADED FOR THE SOCCER PLAYOFFS!   BOYS CIF Division 6 Wild Card Game vs. Viewpoint Tuesday, February 5 at 2PM (NEW TIME!) Girsh Park, 7050 Phelps Road, Goleta 93117 (NEW LOCATION!)   GIRLS CIF Division 6 1st Round Game vs. Jurupa Valley Wednes...

Birkenstocks: from Hippie to Trendy

Birkenstocks: from Hippie to Trendy

Hanna Marsi and Lauren Mills

January 17, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

From a small German workshop in 1774 to mainstream fashion today, Birkenstocks have taken the world by storm. Unlike any other shoemaker, Birkenstock’s founder Johann Adam Birkenstock developed a sole made of cork and silicon to mold to the wearer's feet. This makes for a utilitarian sole that work...

Alumni College Panel

Alumni College Panel

Ava Morouse

January 11, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Students filed into Spaulding to hear from recent alums about their individual college experiences and to get advice about college in the annual Alumni College Panel assembly on Jan. 9. Hailing from some of the country’s top liberal arts colleges from coast-to-coast and in between– Claremont McKenna,...

2019 HOMELESS POINT-IN-TIME COUNT

2019 HOMELESS POINT-IN-TIME COUNT

January 11, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

2019 HOMELESS POINT-IN-TIME COUNT, Thursday, January 24, 5-8:30 a.m., plus one volunteer training session in January The Laguna Blanca Sock Club began 4 years ago this month following a group of 20 Laguna Blanca students/parents/faculty members’ participation in this citywide event. We now have Sock...

One Year After: A Remembrance

One Year After: A Remembrance

Audrey Murphy

January 8, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

As we roll into the new year and enjoy the new beginnings of January, many residents in Santa Barbara are taking this time to remember the Montecito Mudslides that occurred exactly a year ago.   A remembrance has been planned for the entire community to provide healing for the destructio...

TEDx

TEDx

Emma Raith

December 30, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

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