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Posted Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 
On March 14, the Laguna Beach Unified School District Board of Education approved the implementation of a new visitor registration system. The computerized visitor registration system will screen visitors to district schools to ensure efficient tracking and consistency of security procedures.
Posted Monday, Mar 13, 2017 
The Forensics Club recently took a field trip the Ocean Institute. Check out local media coverage of the event and the exciting activities Thurston students participated in!
Posted Monday, Mar 13, 2017 
On March 15, the California Department of Education will unveil its new California School Dashboard, a new accountability and improvement system to show how California's public schools are performing and track their progress over time.
Posted Friday, Mar 10, 2017 
Thurston Wheel Days are coming again on Thursday, March 23 and Friday, March 24. Students can use their rollerskates, razors and skateboards during P.E., no bikes. March 23 and 24 are also minimum days. Students will be released at 1 p.m.
Posted Friday, Mar 10, 2017 
RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA will run March 17-April 2 at the LBHS Artists Theatre. Featuring a cast, crew, and orchestra of nearly 100 students, the timeless enchantment of the magical fairy tale is brought to life with originality, charm and elegance. The hearts of children and adults alike still soar when the slipper fits!
Posted Monday, Mar 6, 2017 
In accordance with District Board Policy 6161.1, the following textbooks are on display for public inspection in the Laguna Beach Unified School District Office beginning Tuesday, February 28, 2017, through Tuesday, March 14, 2017.
Posted Friday, Mar 3, 2017 
The event will take place on Thursday, March 23, from 6 - 8 p.m. at Laguna Beach High School. The presentation portion of the event will run from 6 - 7 p.m. in the Artist's Theater and will be followed by an LBHS Fair, which will take place from 7 - 8 p.m. in the North Gym. This is a great night to learn first hand about
Posted Thursday, Mar 2, 2017 
Laguna Beach PTA is sponsoring Coffee Break on Wednesday, March 15 at 8:30 a.m. at Hotel Laguna. Author, Susan Kaiser, will be discussing gratitude and mindfullness techniques to benefit our children and families. See you there!
Posted Thursday, Mar 2, 2017 
Thurston is excited to announce our 5th Grade Parent Orientation Night that will be held on Tuesday, March 14 in the TMS Blackbox beginning at 6 p.m. We highly recommend all parents of 5th graders attend to hear about the transition to middle school,
Posted Thursday, Mar 2, 2017 
The next Thurston PTA Meeting is Wednesday, March 8th at 9 a.m. in our Collaboratory. We look forward to sharing updates and seeing our Thurston parents!!
Posted Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 
The Laguna Beach Unified School District selected Special Education and Student Services Specialist Debby Nash as its Classified Employee of the Year. The program pays tribute to the tireless efforts of California's outstanding classified school employees.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 
Hello Thurston students. Please vote in the yearbook "most likely" poll using the following form. See Ms. Leighton with any questions.
Posted Monday, Feb 13, 2017 
The District invites all parents to a workshop presented by Weston Kieschnick, Senior Fellow at the International Center for Leadership in Education, focusing on the integration of technology into the learning environment. The workshop will be held this Thursday, February 16.
Posted Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 
One night only, don't miss the Thurston Middle School 8th Grade Drama Showcase, TMS TV, this Friday at 4:00 and 6:30pm. We're having a snow day ... or at least on stage! Featuring our 8th grade drama students in skits. songs, and more. Tickets can be purchased at the door - $5 for students and $10 for adults.
Posted Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 
Don't miss the 7th Grade Drama Showcase at Thurston Middle School! Two performances only, this Friday at 4:00 & 6:30pm in the Black Box, "The Odyssey in 20 Minutes or Less" and solo performances from the TMS Singers. Tickets are $5 for students, $10 for adults, sold at the door.
Posted Friday, Jan 27, 2017 
All Thurston Middle School, Top of the World, and El Morro students are invited to participate in an audition workshop on Sunday, February 5 starting at 5:00pm, followed by auditions for six children's roles in CINDERELLA starting at 6:30pm.
Posted Monday, Jan 23, 2017 
The Laguna Beach Unified School District is hosting a parent workshop on drug and alcohol use this Thursday, January 26 at 6:00 PM in room 90 located above the LBHS Community Pool.
Posted Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 
Hello Thurston students. It's that time of year again! Please vote for the yearbook "favorites of the year" using the following form. See Ms. Leighton with any questions.
Posted Friday, Jan 13, 2017 
EPIC Challenge is coming! This is TMS's biggest fundraiser which will start with an assembly on Tues., Jan. 31st. We are looking for business and family sponsors. Every student receives a t-shirt with your logo on it! Your logo will also appear on banners, press releases, websites & more! We also need volunteers & raffle prizes.
Posted Friday, Jan 13, 2017 
Destination Imagination (DI) is a fun, inquiry-guided group learning program that selects one of six challenges. These teams have been working together for months developing and creating a solution to the challenge's proposed problem. The DI teams will be showcasing their solutions at the DI Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 11 in the Thurston gym. Come cheer them on!
Posted Friday, Jan 13, 2017 
Semester one is coming to an end on Friday, January 27. Students, it is time to step-it-up for finals. Final exam days will be minimum days out at 1 p.m. and NO SCHOOL for students on Monday, Jan. 30!
Posted Friday, Jan 13, 2017 
Dear LBUSD Community, You may have heard about an incident that occurred over the winter break regarding some LBHS students' involvement in an alleged racially-motivated act against another student. LBHS administration was notified by police regarding the incident, and has continued to
Posted Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017 
At its Jan. 10 meeting, the Laguna Beach Unified School District Board of Education unanimously appointed Director of Facilities Jeff Dixon as the interim assistant superintendent of business services, effective Jan. 11, 2017.
Posted Friday, Dec 23, 2016 
Laguna Beach Unified School District Assistant Superintendent of Business Services Dean West has been appointed to associate superintendent of business services at the Orange County Department of Education (OCDE), effective January 11, 2017.
Posted Monday, Dec 19, 2016 
There is a minimum day on Friday, Dec. 23. Students are finished with school at 1 p.m. There is a regular bell schedule on both Thursday and Friday, no block days. Start times remain the same on both Thursday and Friday.
Posted Monday, Dec 12, 2016 
Cox Communications awarded a $5,000 Innovation in Education grant to the forensic/mock trial club at Thurston. The grant program invited principals, administrators and teachers to submit a grant application for innovative classroom projects that focus on skills-based learning, STEAM, digital literacy or cyber citizenship (responsibly using the Internet).
Posted Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 
Thurston Spirit Week is December 19 through December 23. Students, dress up and show your Thurston SMART spirit! Monday - Flannel Day; Tuesday - Sports Day; Wednesday - HoliDAY; Thursday - Backwards Day; Friday - Pajama Day
Posted Monday, Nov 21, 2016 
Thurston Wheel Days are coming Thursday, December 8 and Friday, December 9. Students can use their razors and skateboards during P.E., no bikes. Dec. 8 and 9 are also minimum days. Students will be released at 1 p.m.
Posted Monday, Nov 21, 2016 
The Hour of Code is coming December 5 -9. Stay tuned for more information!
Posted Monday, Nov 21, 2016 
As we move into the holiday break, there will be no after school clubs including homework club. There will not be a late bus. All students are done at 3:05 p.m. on Tuesday, November 22. Enjoy the holiday break with no school Wednesday, Nov. 23 - Friday, Nov. 25.


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