Elementary Schools

La Jolla Cluster Association forms ‘social intelligence’ committee

The La Jolla Cluster Association had its first meeting of the new school year, Sept. 13 at Muirlands Middle School, to outline priorities for the year, chiefly, a concept known as “vertical integration,” in which there is consistency in the educational concepts students understand as they progress through elementary school to Muirlands Middle to La Jolla High School.

But in addition to focusing on vertical integration in the fields of math, language, music and STEAM-related activities, the board formed a sub-committee to come up with a K-12 curriculum for “social intelligence.”

The Cluster Association is comprised of parents, teachers and principals from La Jolla’s five public...