Education

  • The Gift of Knowledge: 10 Smart Ways You Can Support Education

    The Gift of Knowledge: 10 Smart Ways You Can Support Education

    La Jolla is fortunate to have educational resources for the littlest learners all the way up to those in their silvers, despite institutional budget cuts. Much of that quality comes from donations from families and supporters. To keep today’s (and future) generations thinking, here are 10 ideas...

  • UC San Diego homecoming for La Jolla legend Jacobs

    UC San Diego homecoming for La Jolla legend Jacobs

    The father of the modern cell phone paid a call on UC San Diego on Wednesday evening, Nov. 13. Dr. Irwin Jacobs, the billionaire co-founder of Qualcomm, gave a 90-minute talk and Q&A session as part of the 50th anniversary of John Muir College, where Jacobs was a professor of computer science and...

  • 22 La Jolla student-athletes sign letters of intent

    22 La Jolla student-athletes sign letters of intent

    What better place to host the National Signing Day San Diego event than the home of San Diego’s only major professional sports team, the San Diego Padres? Student-athletes gathered at Petco Park Nov. 8 to announce where they will attend college, what sport they will play there, and sign their National...

  • 8:15 a.m. school bell? La Jolla Cluster debates later school start time

    8:15 a.m. school bell? La Jolla Cluster debates later school start time

    As the clock rolled back Nov. 5 to mark the end of Daylight Saving Time, millions of people relished in some extra sleep. Meanwhile — and for the last 10 years — the La Jolla Cluster Association has been talking about changing the start times for La Jolla public schools to provide teens that same...

  • La Jolla Country Day School students check out human library books

    La Jolla Country Day School students check out human library books

    Evan Spoelstra appeared hesitant at first, when asked to define his concept of a rabbi to an actual rabbi. “I might be wrong, don’t quote me on this,” the ninth-grade La Jolla Country Day School student told Rabbi Yael Ridberg of Congregation Dor Hadash, “but I think a rabbi is some sort of priest...

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