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Posted Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 10:12:00 AM
Thurston's Wave Rider Day is Friday, August 24, 2018 beginning at 8 a.m. for incoming 8th graders. New Student/Parent Orientation begins at 9 a.m. WEB Day is Monday, August 27, 2018. This is a team-building, fun day for all incoming 6th graders and begins at 9 a.m. We look forward to seeing you on these important days!
Posted Monday, Jun 18, 2018 1:19:00 PM
Breaker Day will be August 24, 2018 in the LBHS Quad. For detailed events of the day,
Posted Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 11:21:28 AM
Summer school 2018 at Laguna Beach Unified School District will begin on Monday, June 25 for all grade levels. Elementary and middle school students will be attending Top of the World Elementary School and students in grades 9-12 will be at Laguna Beach High School.
Posted Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 2:45:00 PM
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has designated Laguna Beach Unified School District a No Place for Hate® district, recognizing its commitment to creating safe and respectful learning environments for students. The ADL will present LBUSD with the No Place for Hate designation at the school board meeting in the fall.
Posted Sunday, Jun 3, 2018 12:53:00 AM
Featuring the TMS 8th Grade Drama/Chorus students, The Cat in the Hat and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in Seussical JR. this Friday & Saturday at 4:00 & 6:30pm in the TMS Black Box. Tickets are on sale now at
Posted Wednesday, May 30, 2018 10:21:17 AM
The 8th Grade Class of 2018 Promotion Festivities have begun! Make sure 8th grade families are familiar with these activities as we finish the last few weeks of school. Mark your calendars for these important dates! Congratulations to our wonderful 8th graders on three amazing years at Thurston!
Posted Wednesday, May 30, 2018 10:08:52 AM
Block days are coming to an end on Thursday, June 7 and Friday, June 8. There will be a regular bell schedule, periods 0 - 6, on Thursday, June 14 and then modified schedules for the remaining school days. Final exams and early release at 1 p.m. begin on Monday, June 18 through the last day of school on Thursday, June 21.
Posted Wednesday, May 30, 2018 10:00:00 AM
Come join us in all of the end-of-the-year concerts & performances! The TMS Band will be playing on Wednesday, June 6 and the Choral Concert will be Thursday, June 7 both at 7 p.m. in the LBHS Artist Theater. The TMS musical, 'Seussical Jr.,' will have performances Thursday, June 7 - Saturday, June 9 at TMS. Finally...
Posted Monday, May 21, 2018 12:09:00 AM
LBHS Drama is proud to present our spring play, The Diary of Anne Frank, running May 25-27 with performances at 3:30pm on Friday, 7:00pm on Saturday, and 2:30pm on Sunday in the Thurston Middle School Black Box, 2100 Park Ave., Laguna Beach. Pre-sale tickets are available at
Posted Friday, May 18, 2018 12:12:00 PM
Come to Open House on May 24 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Park at the District Office and take the shuttle up! See our language department in the new Global Village. Also, Wheel Days are on Thursday, May 24 and Friday, May 25. Students can bring and use their...
Posted Friday, May 18, 2018 9:14:00 AM
A draft of the Annual Update and Local Control and Accountability Plan will be presented for Public Hearing at the regularly scheduled LBUSD Board meeting on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at 6 p.m.
Posted Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:48:00 AM
Laura Silver, an 8th-grade language arts teacher at Thurston Middle School, was selected as the LBUSD Teacher of the Year. Additionally, Kristine Landrum, special education instructional assistant at Top of the World Elementary, was selected as the Classified Employee of the Year for the district.
Posted Friday, Apr 20, 2018 8:00:00 AM
Three teams from Laguna Beach Unified School District competing in the Destination Imagination® (DI) Affiliate (state/country) Tournament have advanced to the Global Finals taking place May 23-26 in Knoxville, Tennessee. The annual Global Finals competition is the world's largest celebration of student creativity.
Posted Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 12:07:00 PM
New student online enrollment opens April 10, 2018 at
Posted Thursday, Apr 5, 2018 12:57:00 PM
The Center for Digital Education recognized LBUSD as a Digital School Districts Survey 2017-2018 winner for its innovative technology and digital learning initiatives. The survey awards the U.S. public school boards and districts that most fully implement technology benchmarks in the evolution of digital education.
Posted Thursday, Apr 5, 2018 12:52:00 PM
On April 12 at 5:30 p.m. committee members and staff will present a recommendation for the restructuring of the student instructional year in 2019-20 at a Board Study Session to which the public is invited to attend and provide input to the Board. No decisions regarding the calendar will be made at this meeting.
Posted Thursday, Apr 5, 2018 11:12:00 AM
"LBUSD Presents: Julie Lythcott-Haims" will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. at 625 Park Avenue in Laguna Beach. Those interested in attending the event are encouraged to register by Wednesday, April 25 at The event, free and open to the public, will include childcare for children in grades TK - 5.
Posted Thursday, Apr 5, 2018 11:05:00 AM
On Wednesday, May 2, the Laguna Beach Unified School District invites the community to LBUSD Presents: Julie Lythcott-Haims at the LBHS Artists Theatre. The event, free and open to the public, will feature light refreshments beginning at 5 p.m. and childcare for children in grades TK - 5. Register at
Posted Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 2:37:00 PM
6th Grade Oral History Luncheons are March 26 - 28 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the TMS Gymnasium. On March 27 & 28, all seventh and eighth graders will be heading to their Passion Project Field Trip. If any parents would like to volunteer, please sign up to come chaperone.
Posted Thursday, Mar 15, 2018 2:56:00 PM
Six teams, of 4 to 7 students each, representing Laguna Beach High School, Thurston Middle School, and Top of the World Elementary from Laguna Beach Unified School District have qualified to move on to the Destination Imagination (DI) state competition on April 7 in Clovis. Teams will compete in various categories.
Posted Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018 1:19:00 AM
Tickets on sale now! Don't miss the LBHS Drama production of ALL SHOOK UP, the rock 'n roll musical comedy inspired by and featuring the music of Elvis Presley. ALL SHOOK UP opens on Friday, March 16 and runs through Sunday, March 25 in the Artists Theatre. Tickets start at just $12 for students and seniors!
Posted Monday, Mar 5, 2018 10:41:00 AM
Thurston Wheel Days are cancelled for Thursday, March 22 and Friday, March 23. Wheel Days will be rescheduled. March 22 and 23 are also minimum days and students will be released at 1 p.m. No late buses.
Posted Monday, Mar 5, 2018 10:30:00 AM
The 7th grade showcase for drama and chorus is coming up on Friday, March 16 at 3:30 p.m. in the Black Box. This year Thurston 7th graders are showcasing The Bully Plays. Come support our wonderful drama and chorus!
Posted Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018 1:53:00 PM
All 8th-grade students and their families are invited to attend the 8th Grade Family Night at Laguna Beach High School on Thursday, March 22, 2018, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. An information session will be held in the Artists Theatre from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and an LBHS Fair for students to
Posted Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 10:39:00 AM
The Orange County Department of Education (OCDE) will be hosting a job fair on Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 200 Kalmus Drive, Costa Mesa; Building A- Boardroom.
Posted Monday, Feb 12, 2018 3:37:00 PM
Parents and guardians are invited to attend a college planning workshop with guest speaker Paul Kanarek, founder of California's The Princeton Review. Uncover fact and fiction behind college admissions on March 21st from 5 to 6 p.m. at the TMS Blackbox.
Posted Friday, Feb 9, 2018 10:58:00 AM
Irene White, director of special education for the Laguna Beach Unified School District, was named 2018 Special Education Administrator of the Year by the Association of California School Administrators Region 17. ACSA Region 17 will recognize all award recipients at the Orange County Administrators of the Year Banquet on May 7 in Irvine.
Posted Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 8:30:00 AM
EPIC Challenge has began! This is TMS's biggest fundraiser which started with an assembly on Tues., Jan. 30th. Check out the live running tally of students and classes that changes minute by minute! Who will be the big winner?!?!?!
Posted Thursday, Jan 25, 2018 9:35:00 AM
On December 12, the Laguna Beach Unified School District Board of Education took action to approve the Positive Certification of the 2017-2018 First Interim Financial Report and authorized its filing with the County Superintendent of Schools. The report highlights various positive adjustments to the adopted budget for the year.
Posted Thursday, Jan 18, 2018 7:52:00 PM
Disney's The Lion King, Jr. is returning to Thurston Middle School for four performances only, featuring a brand new cast of 8th Grade students! Friday and Saturday, January 19 and 20 at 4:00 and 6:30pm in the TMS Black Box. All tickets will be sold at the door: $15 for adults, $10 for students & seniors. We "just can't wait" to see you at the show!


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