• Mental illness stereotypes debunked

    Mental illness stereotypes debunked

    Erica Garbutt, Features Editor

    May 9, 2017

    Year after year, schools struggle to ensure that students understand the reality of life with mental illnesses. Yet, despite these well-intentioned efforts, many stereotypes still persist. Although they might seem silly or superficial, in truth, stereotypes can have an enormous impact on how mentally ill ...

    In honor of national Mental Health Awareness Month, Brush and Palette writers wish to open up about their personal experiences to promote discussion of various mental health topics that affect our student body.

    Clarence Cooper

  • What does beauty mean to you?

    What does beauty mean to you?

    Hannah Vogel, Opinions Editor

    May 9, 2017

    There are multitudes and millions of connotations for the words we use every day. Often, however, we tend to adopt one connotation as the only definition. Beauty, for example. Can we staple a singular definition to word with such varying interpretations? Unfortunately, society leads us to believe tha...

    In honor of national Mental Health Awareness Month, Brush and Palette writers wish to open up about their personal experiences to promote discussion of various mental health topics that affect our student body.

    Clarence Cooper

  • Triumph over tragedy

    Triumph over tragedy

    Kammie George, Editor-in-Chief/ Web Manager

    May 9, 2017

    I believe that we all experience tragedies: certain events in our life that can test someone’s strength. As someone who experiences incapacitating social anxiety daily, I know that there are many things that serve as triggers for anxiety or panic attacks. We all struggle; we all deal with things we woul...

    In honor of National Mental Health Awareness Month, Brush and Palette writers wish to open up about their personal experiences to promote discussion of various mental health topics that affect our student body.

    Clarence Cooper

  • The past is a part of me but doesn’t define me

    The past is a part of me but doesn’t define me

    Zoe Bowman, Business Manager

    May 9, 2017

    Mental health has been a taboo topic in the past, but in more recent years, many people have come out to talk about what they suffer from. This is my story. My depression first started when I was 11 years old. I had just moved to Laguna from Phoenix, Arizona. My parents had started new jobs in Lo...

    In honor of national Mental Health Awareness Month, Brush and Palette writers wish to open up about their personal experiences to promote discussion of various mental health topics that affect our student body.

    Clarence Cooper

  • A work in progress

    A work in progress

    Claire Wittkop, Reporter

    May 9, 2017

    Anorexia. Depression. Two things I never thought would affect me. Words that always seemed to be part of a far-off story—never the reality in front of me. My days were spent either feeling empty or nitpicking at every problem with my body. My low self-esteem enveloped me, tearing me down, piece b...

    In honor of national Mental Health Awareness Month, Brush and Palette writers wish to open up about their personal experiences to promote discussion of various mental health topics that affect our student body.

    Clarence Cooper

News

School prepares for WASC accreditation visit

School prepares for WASC accreditation visit

Madison Sinclair, Editor-in-Chief/Managing Editor

According to the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), “an accredited school is a statement to the broader community and the stakeholders that it is a trustworthy institution for student learning and commit...

May 9, 2017No Comments

Keith Hawkins returns to empower student-athletes

Keith Hawkins returns to empower student-athletes

Hannah Vogel and Will Clark

On Thursday, April 13, Keith Hawkins returned to Laguna Beach High School in order to speak with all ninth through eleventh grade athletes about what it means to be a leader and to discuss our newly implemented Athletic ...

May 9, 2017No Comments

A note from the district office

A note from the district office

You may have noticed a new symbol at the bottom of some staff emails recently and I wanted to share the idea behind this new logo.  Bridget Beaudry-Porter, our amazingly talented art teacher at the high school, created a...

April 10, 2017No Comments

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Sports

Track athletes profile

Hannah Vogel

Zach Falkowski Hannah Vogel Mile: 4:30.46 What do you enjoy about running/Why do you run? Running has always come easy to me. After racing and finishing workouts, I feel fatigued, but rewarded at the same time, a...

May 9, 2017No Comments

  • LBHS plans for new sports programs May 9, 2017
  • The athletic leadership team March 27, 2017
  • Cheer coach Yvette Ross departs, but team’s spirits remain high March 27, 2017
  • LBHS hosts the 48th annual trophy invitational March 27, 2017

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Health

Mental illness stereotypes debunked

Mental illness stereotypes debunked

Erica Garbutt, Features Editor

Year after year, schools struggle to ensure that students understand the reality of life with mental illnesses. Yet, despite these well-intentioned efforts, many stereotypes still persist. Although they mi...

May 9, 2017No Comments

What does beauty mean to you?

What does beauty mean to you?

May 9, 2017

Triumph over tragedy

Triumph over tragedy

May 9, 2017

The past is a part of me but doesn’t define me

The past is a part of me but doesn’t define me

May 9, 2017

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