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á la mode – Packing for College

Milla Hirsch June 4, 2024

One concern flutters as the seniors prepare to graduate high school and embark on new adventures: packing for college. Each student will head to different regions and universities–to other cities, climates,...

Mock Trial

Mock Trial

Niccolo D'Agruma March 18, 2024

All rise. Court is now in session. Mock Trial is a competitive extracurricular activity, which started at Laguna in 2000. It is a rigorous, intensive, and time-consuming program, which requires months...

Current seniors Tanner Murphy and Annika Firlik working in AP Environmental Science.

The College Board Crisis

Lucia Camp and Christiana Cino November 16, 2023

Your score is in progress and should be available by the end of July. You’ll be notified by email when your score is available. This was the misleading notification 50 students received when they attempted...

I Voted, Did You?

Alexandra Siegel, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 17, 2023

In the United States, eighteen is the start of many things; adulthood, independence, and arguably most important, engagement in the democratic process. When one votes, they are participating in the democratic...

An Eventful Spirit Week at LBS!

An Eventful Spirit Week at LBS!

Daisy Finefrock November 2, 2019

PAJAMA DAY! TWIN DAY! INTERNET DAY (VSCO AND E-GIRLS/BOYS)! HAWAIIAN/TOURIST DAY! LAGUNA SPIRIT DAY!

2018 Cum Laude Society Inductees

2018 Cum Laude Society Inductees

Annelle King May 11, 2018

This year nine new recipients were honored on Wednesday, April 24 for demonstrating their academic achievements. Only the top 10% from the junior class and the top 20% of the senior class can receive this...

Students Take Part in Specialty Athletic Clinics

Students Take Part in Specialty Athletic Clinics

April 23, 2015

Varsity Football head coach and Dean of Students Shane Lopes organized and ran the first ever football passing clinic at Laguna Blanca School on Feb. 7. Forty-eight athletes from Santa Barbara High, Cate,...

Students Participate in Optimist Club  Speech Competition

Students Participate in Optimist Club Speech Competition

April 23, 2015

Six students filed into Spaulding Auditorium, eager to follow in the footsteps of inspiring speakers like Julia Roberts and Neil Patrick Harris. The students were participating in the annual Optimist...

Students Take to the Streets for Study of Local Homeless

Students Take to the Streets for Study of Local Homeless

March 10, 2015

In the continuing efforts to seize upon interdisciplinary learning whenever possible, upper school students were offered the opportunity to volunteer alongside Dr. Mimi Doohan. The ninth-graders’...

Learning How To Fail

Learning How To Fail

June 11, 2014

I got a C on my very first essay in Ms. Tidey’s freshman English class.  The essay was on Fahrenheit 451, a book that I’d breezed through over the summer.  It wasn’t an F, but it was a C and it...

A Gathering of Scholars Inducted into the Cum Laude Society

June 11, 2014

The Cum Laude Society honors scholastic achievement in secondary schools for the purpose of promoting areté (excellence), diké (justice) and timé (honor). The Society was founded with the intention...

Tennis Courts Are a Big Hit Among Students

Tennis Courts Are a Big Hit Among Students

February 19, 2014

Laguna’s campus has seen major change in the last year -- it has received a new, state-of-the-art library and an eco-friendly parking plaza. Most recently, construction began on the addition of four...

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