We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for our LBUSD Summer LEAD Program! Please review the course catalog for course offerings and registration information.
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Over the course of 2 days, former U.S. Olympian, Cliff Meidl, sat down with Laguna Beach High School (LBHS) seniors to share his journey and how he overcame hardships through resilience and perseverance. His inspiring speech comes to the Class of 2022 weeks before their graduation, letting them know that they can achieve anything they put their minds to as long as they give it their all with dedication and hard work.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced earlier this week the winners of the newly created 2022 California Pivotal Practice (CAPP) Award Program. This award program has taken the place of the California Distinguished Schools (DS) Program this year. It honors and recognizes schools and districts that went above and beyond to implement innovative practices during the 2020–21 school year when California required schools to offer distance learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
At the April 19, 2022 Board Meeting, the Laguna Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) Board of Education unanimously passed a new environmental resolution. Resolution No. 22-04 supports Earth Day, climate action, environmental literacy, and sustainability.
Forensics isn’t your typical class in middle school, but thanks to mother-daughter duo, Michelle and Noelle Martinez, what started out as an after-school club nine years ago at Thurston Middle School (TMS) has also become an extremely popular and sought after 7th grade elective rotation for the last five years.
The Laguna Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) is excited to announce the new principals at both El Morro (EMS) and Top of the World (TOW) Elementary Schools. After Mr. Chris Duddy announced his retirement as principal from El Morro Elementary, LBUSD set out to find the best fit to take over the administration at EMS. We are proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Julie Hatchel, current principal at TOW, as the new principal at El Morro Elementary School, and Meghan Schooler, current assistant principal at Thurston Middle School, as the new principal at Top of the World Elementary School for the 2022-2023 school year.
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Honor Roll Designation for Increasing AP Access
Social & Emotional Prevention and Intervention System
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