Briefly In Education

November 11, 2010
  • Laguna team members with their LEGO trophies.
Laguna team members with their LEGO trophies. (Coastline Pilot )

Scouts collect food for needy

The Boy and Girl Scouts of America will collect food donations for the needy through Sunday at Albertson's, 309022 S. Coast Hwy. in Laguna Beach, to benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank.

Scouts will be stationed outside of the store, and will collect non-perishable food items such as canned meats, rice, beans and soup.


Holiday greens and fudge sale

Laguna Beach High School Safe and Sober 2011 and 2012 Grad Nights will hold their annual Greens and Fudge fundraiser through Nov. 19.

Offered are two sizes of a mixed greens wreath, a 15-foot cedar garland or fudge.

Pick-up dates are Dec. 4 and 11 in the school district parking lot, 505 Blumont St. For more information, call Kerry Jones at (949) 212-2612 or e-mail at The order form is available at



Coffee Break with child-development experts

The Laguna Beach PTA will host a Coffee Break from 8:15 to 10 a.m. Wednesday with two local psychologists to discuss how parents can become more effective in parenting their elementary-school age children.

The $5 event includes coffee, tea and pastries, and will be held in the multipurpose room at Top of the World Elementary School.

Michele Blair, marriage and family therapist and educational psychologist, will discuss the social and emotional development of kids. She will share useful tips on how to recognize and develop social competence and emotional literacy.

Licensed educational and school psychologist Dudley Wiest will focus on cognitive development, emphasizing what to look for in terms of proper attention, memory and processing skills.

The program is designed to give parents a clearer understanding of how they can assist their children to become better learners.

Participants are asked not to park on campus, but to park on neighborhood streets.


Cheerleader in Thanksgiving parade

Senior cheer captain Kassi Miller will represent Laguna Beach High in the 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thanksgiving Day during a trip to New York for the "Spirit of America" campaign.


Students part of Hunger Awareness Week

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