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Cynthia Walsh                                   Principal / Teacher

Ms. Walsh has worked in education for over 25 years, spending the past 15 years with the Laguna Joint School District. She has a multiple and single subject credential as well as a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction and a Cross cultural, Language & Academic Development emphasis (CLAD). Additionally, she is a certified Pilates instructor who teaches weekly mat and reformer classes. Her family includes her husband, two sons (both graduates of Union School), 2 cats, and a dog. She has called Petaluma her home for almost 30 years, but was originally from Southern California. When she’s not in the classroom or a Pilates studio, Ms. Walsh enjoys spending time with her family, helping animals in need, and catching up with friends over a bite to eat.


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.


Monica Roney                                              Art Teacher

Cindy Demchuk                                   Science Teacher

Joshua Haydon                 Computer Science Teacher

Jesse, Terry, Brooklyn,             The Marin Bookmobile

and Carolyn        


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

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