Tag archives: STEM

McEnroe Reading and Language Arts Clinic
By Steven Libowitz   |   October 4, 2022

There are a number of reading programs for students in Santa Barbara, including several administered by nonprofits. Tina Hansen McEnroe is absolutely clear about what makes the McEnroe Reading and Language Arts Clinic at the Gevirtz School at the University of California, Santa Barbara, stand out from all the rest.  “How are we different? It’s […]

Laguna Blanca News
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   September 26, 2019

Laguna Blanca has announced that Zack Moore, the school’s STEM coordinator and science instructor, is the recipient of the Fulbright Distinguished Teacher Award.  The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and is designed to build relations between the people of the United States and the […]

Laguna Blanca Girl Scout Wins Award
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   April 11, 2019

Local Girl Scout and Laguna Blanca High School student Natalie McCaffery has received the highest Girl Scout honors, winning a Gold Award for her extensive Smart Farm program that she implemented at Laguna Blanca.  Naturally drawn to the world of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Music), Natalie recognized the lack of healthy food choices among […]

YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   April 26, 2018

On April 21, the California Highway Patrol’s chipmunk mascot, Chipper, helped to donate toys to families affected by the recent fires and mudslides at the Montecito YMCA.  Spin Master toy company donated 12.5 pallets of toys to the California Highway Patrol. Chipper passed out toys and greeted kids at the event, which is a national […]