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Parents seek to build $10 million bioscience and tech center at La Jolla High by Fall 2016

LJHS biosciences

Fundraising is underway to construct a 13,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art biosciences center.

Goodbye, Mrs. Hilbert! La Jolla preschool educator retires after 34 years


Betty Hilbert, La Jolla Presbyterian Church Preschool Director, never thought she would be a teacher. But after 34 years
as a teacher-turned-director, she will retire with full honors from the community, as the guest of an open house, 2-4 p.m. Saturday, May 31 at 7715 Draper Ave.

Planned cell tower at La Jolla’s Cliffridge Park draws parents’ ire


Parents of students at Torrey Pines Elementary School turned out en masse to the May 14 La Jolla Shores Association (LJSA) meeting to state their opposition to an AT&T cell tower proposed for Cliffridge Park.

Sports scholarships available for juniors

Positive Coaching Alliance, a partner to the high school sports site, will offer Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarships for high school student-athletes in the class of 2015.

La Jolla Schools will reopen Friday, May 16; here’s a list of the schools that remain closed due to wildfires


The San Diego County Office of Education is reporting the following school districts will be closed on Friday, May 16, 2014:

All Hallows Academy students in La Jolla raise funds for teen fighting cancer

Jackson Wagner with his mom, Judy

For the past 10 weeks, All Hallows Academy students blanketed La Jolla streets with lemonade stands, bake sales and rainbow loom bracelet sales to raise money so that Jackson Wagner, a teenage Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma survivor, may attend the 19th annual Celebration of Champions event May 10 at Rady Children’s Hospital.

The Bishop’s School gala sports nautical theme in La Jolla to benefit students, teachers

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Silent, live and wine auctions took center stage April 12 at Anchor’s Aweigh!, the annual fundraiser for The Bishop’s School’s student financial aid and faculty professional growth programs. Guests arrived on campus to enjoy hors d’oeuvres, dinner and an after-party with dancing by Jay Sterling Music. The benefit was co-chaired by Dawn Calvetti, Alice Hayes and Margot Kerr.

SPORTS SHORTS: News from La Jolla High School VIKINGS


La Jolla High School varsity girls basketball Head Coach David Westhem announced that his assistant coach this past season, Johnnie Horne, will be the new head coach of the Vikings for 2014-15.

Track & Field teams from Bishop’s School and La Jolla Country Day excel at Olympic Training Center meet. Coach guides Bishop’s jumpers to new heights


Track & Field teams from two La Jolla schools — Bishop’s and La Jolla Country Day — excel at track meet held at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista. Phillip Lucas, The Bishop’s School assistant track coach in charge of jumpers, tries to impress one important thing on his young athletes: “It’s not how you start; it’s how you finish.”

La Jolla High pianist takes top honors, will perform with San Diego Symphony

hazel Friedman

Hazel Friedman will perform the fifth piano concerto by French composer Camille Saint-Saëns with the San Diego Symphony during its 2014-2015 season.

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