schools scoring slightly higher in English and slightly lower in
Top of the World Elementary outscored El Morro by 11.8 percentage
points in English proficiency and 11% in math.
Scores for every school and district can be found at
Community Clinic gets $10,000 grant
Laguna Beach Community Clinic has received a $10,000 grant from
the HealthCare Foundation for Orange County and the Orange County
Community Foundation as part of their Protecting Children's Health
The clinic will use the funds to continue and enhance the Wellness
Academy, an after-school program for high school students that
focuses on teen health education and hygiene, including discussions
about health issues, pregnancy prevention and lifestyle decisions,
The program reaches teens in a nonthreatening environment and
encourages questions and open discussion with the facilitators. In
addition, the clinic will facilitate a Teen Advisory Board, with
representatives from South County middle and high schools, who will
be encouraged to give input into the planning and implementation of
future teen-oriented programs.
Exchange Club names officers and directors
The Exchange Club of Laguna Beach is proud to announce its
officers and directors for the fiscal year 2003-04.
New officers and directors are Hal Werthe, president; Katy Moss,
president elect; John Bush, secretary; Sandi Werthe, treasurer; and
officers Joe Baker, Don Sherinian Rick Leckey, Pat Freeman, Mary
Greenberg, Bill Kinsey and Al Oligino.
The Exchange Club of Laguna Beach, founded in 1962, is a member of
the National Exchange Club, a national service organization whose
primary nationwide project is the prevention of child abuse. Locally,
through the past sponsorship of the Laguna Beach Film Festival as
well as through other fund-raising endeavors, the club supports both
city and countywide projects in the interest of the prevention of
child abuse including the activities conducted by the Child Abuse
Prevention Center of Orange County, Turning Point Center for