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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.

Ya Gotta Have Heart! School event in La Jolla inspired by young open-heart surgery survivor

After open-heart surgery at age 4, Evan Rodriguez is a healthy, happy kindergarten student at Bird Rock Elementary. Courtesy

Students at Bird Rock Elementary School will perform some blood-pumping activities this month to show their love and support for the American Heart Association (AHA).

La Jolla Elementary School uses ‘rainy day’ funds to construct two new classrooms

Preparations for the addition of two new classrooms at La Jolla Elementary School began at the end of January. Courtesy

Friends of La Jolla Elementary School foundation money is being used to fund the installation of two new classrooms.

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  • ‘Downton Abbey’ Spring Tea to be held by Del Mar Community Connections April 18, 2014
    All things “Downton Abbey”— from ‘20s tunes to exotic teas — will be featured as Del Mar Community Connections holds its annual spring tea on Wednesday, April 23, at St. Peter’s Parish Hall, 324 14th St., Del Mar. The 2-4 p.m. event includes music from the “Downton” era performed by entertainers “Janet and Jay” and piano music provided by Lori Ritman, who al […]
  • Week in sports for Carmel Valley, Solana Beach and Del Mar April 18, 2014
    Cathedral Catholic extended its winning streak to 11 games as the Dons opened Western League play with a 7-2 victory over Patrick Henry on April 9. The victory followed a 7-4 nonleague win against Mater Dei Catholic two days earlier. Will Law had three hits including a home run and a double and drove in four runs to lead the Dons in the Patrick Henry game. […]
  • Man pleads guilty in fatal Del Mar hit-and-run case April 17, 2014
    A man who drove drunk and struck a marine biologist in a crosswalk in Del Mar, then fled the scene, pleaded guilty April 16 to gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and a hit-and-run allegation. Christopher ``Chip’’ Stockmeyer, 41, faces between nine and 15 years in prison when he is sentenced June 20 for the March 28 death of Rachel Morrison. […]