Cindy “Ms. D” Demchuk                 Teacher/Principal

Ms. D is certificated in California, has a Masters degree in curriculum and instruction and a BA in International Relations. Her Professional development includes the Exploratorium Teacher Institute, Bay Area Writers Workshop, teaching algebra across the grade levels cohort, and Montessori training. She has been teaching for over nine years in classes from grades K through 8. She loves reading, writing, hiking, kayaking, traveling and doing science experiments.    

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Maria Luz Rojas                 Bilingual Instructional Aide

Mrs. Rojas has been working with children for over 5 years. She has completed Professional development for preschool education, the Montessori method, and instructional strategies in the full-inclusion classroom. She enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, and coming up with the coolest craft and art lessons Laguna has ever seen.   


Scott “Mr. Scott” Gifford                    Music Teacher

Mr. Scott has been a music teacher for over 10 years and taught for over 20 as a classroom teacher before that. He enjoys playing his Uke and hiking the mountains of Sonoma county.


Evelyn “Ms. Evie” Nitzberg                    Art Teacher

Ms. Evie has been an art teacher for more than 12 years and taught as a classroom teacher for over 10 years. She is a locally known artist and has been featured in Art Trails and many public shows. She also enjoys painting and hiking throughout northern California.   

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Our library - The Marin Bookmobile    

The Marin County Free Library bookmobile comes to Laguna every week and the students LOVE IT!