If you’ve called the administrative offices at La Jolla High School any time in the last five years, you’ve likely been met with a sweet voice saying “La Jolla High School, this is Rita. How can I help you?” And the problem-solving Rita McGee-Bastani truly means that she wants to help.
In her role, she daily fields calls from the San Diego Unified School District, parents, and other La Jolla High teachers and staff, seeking to find solutions to their queries right away.
Where did you grow up?
I grew up in the San Fernando Valley near Los Angeles. I’m the seventh of 10 children, and we all went to Catholic School, K-12. So when it came to all of us going to college,...