Education

  • Does your mascot wear an ascot? La Jolla schools tout their emblems of choice

    Does your mascot wear an ascot? La Jolla schools tout their emblems of choice

    During Homecoming season, school festivities often feature their mascots as stars of the show. From the mighty Triton to the playful Pelican, every public school in La Jolla has a mascot to rally its troops. But how did these boosters come to be?  Bird Rock Elementary In Bird Rock, the elementary...

  • 1 + 1 = Student success at Mathnasium in La Jolla

    1 + 1 = Student success at Mathnasium in La Jolla

    BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: The exercise at Mathnasium of La Jolla is not of the body but of the brain, specifically the side of the brain that processes mathematics and solves problems related to it. For kids struggling with math (or those who understand it but want to excel), Mathnasium, the Math Learning...

  • 'Creepy Clowns' spotted near Bird Rock Elementary in La Jolla

    Following a recent rash of “creepy clown” sightings across the country, which some believe to be a hoax spurred on social media, there have been two sightings this week of menacing clowns near Bird Rock Elementary (BRE). La Jolla Elementary School principal Donna Tripi sent an email to parents,...

  • La Jolla High students plunge into Navy training

    La Jolla High students plunge into Navy training

    For almost an hour Sept. 15, the La Jolla High School (LJHS) Varsity Water Polo team received a water survival lesson similar to those that Navy officers must master as part of their training. “Basically, you’re teaching Marines how to survive in the water in adverse conditions, so if you fall...

  • Taking the Field

    Taking the Field

    La Jolla Vikings football team ready for new stadium, season

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