The regular Board Meeting scheduled for this Thursday, May 26, 2022, is canceled and has been rescheduled for June 2, 2022, after the recent news of the passing of our beloved El Morro Principal, Mr. Duddy. Our deepest condolences go out to Mr. Duddy’s family, loved ones, friends, and the LBUSD Community, as we all grieve the loss of an incredible leader and friend. The agenda for the rescheduled Board Meeting can be found on BoardDocs.
Every Student, Every Day
Laguna Beach High School (LBHS) students in the Authentic Exploratory Research (AER) program presented their final projects last week in a walk-through symposium. The AER independent research course, adapted and inspired by Palo Alto Unified School District, has given students the opportunity to explore their passions and future career pathways through their own driving questions and curiosities alongside adult mentors in their respective fields who have helped guide each mentee in their research and analysis.
The Laguna Beach Unified School District is proud to announce the Class of 2022 Commencement Ceremony and our site-level promotions that will take place on June 9, 2022.
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.
The Laguna Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) Career Education Department has partnered with the Laguna Beach High School (LBHS) College and Career Center to offer high school students bi-monthly career exploration sessions to provide the opportunity for LBHS students to discover, learn, and plan for future career fields.
Honor Roll Designation for Increasing AP Access
Partner School with Stanford's Challenge Success Program
Student Participation in Arts and Athletics
Designated "No Place for Hate" Model High School