Kindergarten and new student registration for the 2021-2022 school year is now open! Please visit the LBUSD Enrollment webpage for further information.
Thurston Middle School is a 4CLE school, preparing its students with 21st century competencies in order to be college and career ready.
Thurston Middle School and Laguna Beach High School theatre students have garnered two awards and nine nominations in the 15th Annual National Youth Arts Awards for the 2019-2020 season.
At the August 27 special meeting of the Laguna Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) Board of Education, the board took action to approve the appointment of Joseph Vidal as Principal of Thurston Middle School (TMS), start date yet to be determined. Mr. Vidal replaces Jennifer Salberg, who resigned in July 2020. He was selected from a candidate pool in a competitive process that included input and participation from the TMS staff and community.
LBUSD announced today the decision to extend distance learning until further notice, aligned with Governor Newsom’s expectation that school sites will not reopen this school year. LBUSD will continue to implement distance teaching and learning for the duration of the closure, consistent with the Governor’s expectation.
LBUSD, after careful deliberation and in an abundance of caution, announced today that it is closing its schools, effective Monday, March, 16, in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The Laguna Beach Early Learning Community Task Force will host a special screening event on Monday, February 10, for No Small Matter, the first feature documentary to explore the most overlooked, underestimated, and powerful force for change in America today: early childhood education.
Ranked Middle School in Orange County
Schools to Watch Recipient
Gold Medal School Award Winner
Social & Emotional Prevention and Intervention System