Education

  • Medical action interrupts science talk at Bishop's School

    Medical action interrupts science talk at Bishop's School

    It was science writing that students assembled at The Bishop’s School gymnasium to learn about on Wednesday morning, Jan. 24. But, about 40 minutes into the hour-long assembly featuring bestselling author Sam Kean, they also got a life lesson when a male faculty member in the audience suffered...

  • La Jolla Cluster hears San Diego Unified School District plans for budget process

    La Jolla Cluster hears San Diego Unified School District plans for budget process

    San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) took a more expansive approach to budget planning for the 2018-2019 year, integrating a parent survey about what should be considered for reduction or elimination. Although the survey window has closed and the results are being reviewed, SDUSD board trustee...

  • La Jolla High School Vikings girls water polo team defeats Knights, 7-6

    La Jolla High School Vikings girls water polo team defeats Knights, 7-6

    In a back-and-forth battle that ended in double overtime, this year’s crosstown girls water polo game went to the La Jolla High School Vikings, 7-6, when they took on The Bishop’s School Knights at Coggan Pool Jan. 16. The Vikings and the Knights, under the leadership of Amy Jennings and Doug Peabody...

  • La Jolla Cluster Association weighs short-term rental impacts

    La Jolla Cluster Association weighs short-term rental impacts

    A cautionary e-mail from a parent representing the Mission Bay Cluster, prompted the La Jolla Cluster Association (LJCA) to discuss the ripple effect short-term rentals may have on La Jolla’s schools, during its meeting Dec. 7 at Muirlands Middle School. The LJCA consists of parents, teachers and...

  • Residents oppose UCSD expansion project at meeting

    Residents oppose UCSD expansion project at meeting

    On Wednesday evening, Nov. 29, UC San Diego presented its draft environmental impact report (EIR) to the public for a proposed 13-acre development project near North Torrey Pines Road and Genesee Avenue. About 50 homeowners from surrounding neighborhoods filled the UCSD Faculty Club to voice their...

  • La Jolla Bee Lady cautiously buzzing

    La Jolla Bee Lady cautiously buzzing

    Ten years ago, colony collapse disorder threatened honeybee populations worldwide. Beekeepers suddenly discovered 30 percent of their hives mysteriously bee-less. Alarm bells went off. While most people view bees as a picnic nuisance, these stinging insects are actually vital to what’s in the picnic...

  • Prep Football: La Jolla’s three high school teams fall in CIF quarterfinals

    Prep Football: La Jolla’s three high school teams fall in CIF quarterfinals

    Three La Jolla varsity football teams — La Jolla High School Vikings, The Bishop’s School Knights and La Jolla Country Day School Torreys — made it to the 2017 CIF quarterfinals, taking the field on Friday, Nov. 17. But all three ultimately fell to their competitors, dashing any CIF dreams for...

  • 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...

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