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Bully Busters paint mural at Muirlands

artist Jane Wheeler with Muirlands Middle School students Caroline Garay, Abbie La Grange, Sophia Albasia and Annie Riveroll with the recently completed anti-bullying mural.

The Bully Busters Club of Muirlands Middle School got a new mural, with some guidance from local artist Jane Wheeler. The mural is meant to serve as a reminder to students to be kind to others and to stand up for those being bullied.

Snapping Joy at La Jolla High School: Student newspaper project has classmates smiling

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La Jolla High School’s Hi-Tide newspaper staff built and installed a sculpture to house a motion-activated camera to take photos of students’ random expressions of joy.

La Jolla Country Day girls basketball holds on to defeat a reinvigorated Horizon, 52-50

Mai-loni Henson (right) of La Jolla Country day Torreys drives on Horizon Christian Academy’s Nyjeeiah Ganan in the Torreys’ 52-50 win Feb. 14. Ed Piper

La Jolla Country Day School built a nine-point lead with two-and-a-half minutes left in the game, then hung on to beat the Horizon Christian Academy Panthers on Valentine’s Day, 52- 50.

La Jolla High School to host tour, enrollment information event

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To kick off the enrollment season at La Jolla High School, the La Jolla High PTA, Head Counselor Catherine Hutchins and class representatives will host a campus tour, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, 750 Nautilus St.

Students say ‘oui oui’ to French-American education in La Jolla

The SDFAS accepts both non-French and non-English speaking students. Courtesy

San Diego French-American School offers an outstanding bilingual education for children in pre-elementary school through the eighth grade and prepares students to enter an American or an international high school.

CARTA to host ‘Childrearing in Human Evolution’ symposium in La Jolla

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“From Birth to Grandmotherhood: Childrearing in Human Evolution,” is the title of the next UC San Diego/Salk Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny (CARTA) symposium.

Little Boxes: Student playwright pens drama premiering at La Jolla High School

Dan (Tanner Perry) talks to Sarah (Celie Mitchard) when she brings out the sock puppet she uses to communicate. Andrea (Hannah Orr) and Julie (Hannelore Manriquez) watch. Photos by Ashley Mackin

“Little Boxes,” an original drama by La Jolla High School junior Noah Wilson, will debut at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, with 7 p.m. shows Feb. 20-22 at the school’s Parker auditorium, 750 Nautilus St.

Point Loma Nazarene University Writer’s Symposium to feature prominent pens, Feb. 20-27

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Point Loma Nazarene University will present its 19th annual Writer’s Symposium By The Sea, Feb. 20-27, bringing in such literary luminaries as Jeannette Walls; New York Times columnist Samuel Freedman; Anne Lamott; and cancer researcher and writer Siddhartha Mukherjee, whose book “The Emperor of All Maladies,” won the Pulitzer Prize.

Blades of Glory: La Jolla youth places third at national figure skating competition

Max Lake, 11, of La Jolla, recently scored third at the U.S. Figure Skating Competition with guidance from his coach, Matthew Smith. Courtesy

Max Lake, a La Jolla resident and Muirlands Middle School student, recently competed at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Boston, and placed third in his division.

Accepting Rachel’s Challenge: La Jolla High students explore compassion at special assembly

Talia Chalhoub (left) helped organize the presentation by speaker Ali Nourbakhsh with La Jolla High School’s Kindness Counts Club. Ashley Mackin photos

Rachel’s Challenge is an organization aimed at creating safer, kinder learning environments, and equipping people of all ages with knowledge on how to make the world a better place.

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