A NIGHT OF FRIENDSHIP AND COMMUNITY
SATURDAY, APRIL 28 | 5:30PM | RITZ-CARLTON BACARA

We look forward to celebrating friendship and community at this year’s Spring Benefit.
BIDDING BEGINS ON APRIL 18!
In an effort to streamline event expenses this year, the majority of our items will be featured in the online auction. Super Silent, Live & Paddle Raise Auctions will take place at the event.

Online Auction Registration is easy and after a few simple steps, you can start bidding and supporting Laguna!

  1. Click here to access the Laguna Blanca Online Auction page
  2. Click on the white “START BIDDING” button at the top of the page
  3. If you were a supporter last year, use your previous login or reset your password following the prompts
  4. If you’re a new supporter, click on the green “CREATE ACCOUNT” button to register as a bidder
  5. Follow registration instructions through the Greater Giving email
  6. Login with your registration details and start bidding on Monday.
  7. You will receive a “welcome” text and email to let you know that you’re all set!

If you have any questions about auction items or the registration process, please contact Blaire Ridge , Assistant Director of Donor Relations.

Thank you for your continued support of Laguna Blanca School and happy bidding!
WHAT TO WEAR
SUMMER @ LAGUNA IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR REGISTRATION
Summer 2018 at Laguna promises tons of fun and sun for camp-goers. Students ages 4-10 will be placed in age-based groups and will experience a variety of offerings throughout the day, including arts and crafts; outside sports and games, including rock wall climbing; building and programming with LEGO; and prepping for singing stardom in music. With so much to do and explore, each day will be a fun and engaging experience!

CONFIDENCE COMES FROM BEING PREPARED
FREE full-length practice exams are coming to Laguna Blanca’s library!

This Saturday, April 14 and next Saturday, April 21, Laguna will host Revolution Prep Practice Exams for the ACT and SAT respectively. Students in grades 9-11 are invited to practice taking the full-length, proctored tests in preparation for the official exams. Friends and siblings of Laguna students are welcome to take the free exams as well.

ACT Practice Exam
Saturday, April 14, 9AM-1PM

SAT Practice Exam
Saturday, April 21, 9AM-1:15PM

ON DAY OF TEST
Bring pencils, a calculator, water, and a snack. Students are also encouraged to bring an iPad or laptop and stay a few minutes extra to enter answers into the Revolution Prep system and get an immediate score report.

Click here for more information about the program and for registration.

QUESTIONS?
Call Jean Stroud at 818.217.0951
SUMMER SAT COURSE AT LAGUNA
We are pleased to announce Laguna's annual comprehensive Summer SAT course to prepare students for the 2018-19 PSAT/SAT test dates. The two-week course will be held from June 18-29.

The class will run over the course of 10 sessions and continue with a formally proctored and scored diagnostic test on Saturday, June 30. Teacher-student-parent conferences will take place on Monday, July 9. 

DAILY SCHEDULE : TBA, but tentatively Math will take place from 9-11AM and Reading/Writing will take place from 11:45AM-1:45PM

COST : $1,550 for full course / $775 for one section only
Checks made payable to Laguna Blanca School

SECTIONS COVERED: Reading/Writing & Math

INSTRUCTORS: Ashley Tidey, Reading/Writing; Dan Ary, Math
 
TO REGISTER, PLEASE EMAIL THE STUDENT/PARENT INFORMATION BELOW TO DR. TIDEY at atidey@lagunablanca.org .

STUDENT INFORMATION
Student Name
High School Name and Grade Level in 2018-19
Preferred email address
Cell phone
 
PARENT INFORMATION
Name(s)
Preferred email address
Cell phones  

PLEASE INDICATE
  • Registering for BOTH sections
  • Registering for Reading/Writing section ONLY
  • Registering for Math section ONLY
 
For any additional questions, please contact Ashley Tidey.
KELLY BICKETT REPEATS AS TWO-SPORT ALL-CIF HONOREE!
Kelly Bickett '18 capped a stellar athletic career at Laguna by being selected for the All CIF-Southern Section Division 7 girls soccer team, making her a two-sport All-CIF honoree for two years in a row!

In the fall, Kelly was an All-CIF honoree in volleyball. She accomplished the same feat during her junior year.

This is her third straight year earning soccer honors.

WAY TO GO, KELLY!
GIRLS SAND VOLLEYBALL PICTURES ARE HERE!
TAYLOR SMITH SELECTED TO SHOWCASE ARTWORK AT ART OF HEART SHOW
Congratulations to Taylor Smith '21 who has been accepted into the Art of Heart Juried Art Show at Indigo Interiors in Santa Barbara.

In the spirit of community healing, Art of Heart showcases local artists' work depicting what "heart" means to them.

Be sure to check out Taylor's painting, "Dear Thomas," which will be on exhibit through May 26!
A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS
We were so happy to welcome our international travelers home from their Global Urban Studies Initiative trip to Paris over spring break.

Enjoy some snapshots from their amazing learning adventure. More trip highlights coming soon!
GREASE IS THE WORD
ON STAGE AT LAGUNA APRIL 25, 26, & 27!
INTRODUCING OUR NEWEST OWL!
Congratulations to Fifth Grade Teacher Ms. Sonbudtasan who welcomed her new baby boy over spring break. We’re so delighted to welcome a new owl to the nest!
WHOOO ARE YOU?
NAME : Tiffany Yabsley
GRADE : 12

What ONE word best describes you?  
Mindful

What’s an interesting fact about you?
I am working towards becoming a certified personal trainer.

What would be the most amazing adventure you could go on?
Living off a farm, only using supplies and food I've grown for a year in New Zealand.

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR FAMILY'S DATA
If you're not ready to #deletefacebook, here are 13 simple things you and your kids can do on your social media accounts, phones, and devices to keep data safe.

MYLAGUNA TIP OF THE WEEK ARCHIVES:
UPCOMING DATES
LOWER SCHOOL

THURS 4/19
Kindergarten to UCSB Reef

MIDDLE SCHOOL

WED 4/18
Gr. 6 to California Science Center

MS Math Club, Rm. E402

FRI 4/20
Gr. 8 to UCSB
UPPER SCHOOL

FRI 4/13
English 10 H Period to SBMA

SAT 4/14
ACT on Hope Ranch Campus

WED 4/18
English 10 Period to SBMA