If you are a parent of a La Jolla Country Day School (LJCDS) student, please log in to the Parent Portal to view the portal calendar, which will list the following events as well as field trips and special student events.
Join the School Counselors as we host guest speaker and LJCDS parent, Debbie Zeichner! Debbie is a parent coach and educator who specializes in mindfulness and positive discipline. Learn how to navigate power struggles peacefully and develop a stronger connection to your child. This talk is best for parents of children in Lower School.
Join us and our special guest, Maria Furtado, Executive Director for Colleges That Change Lives (CTCL).
CTCL educates students, families, counselors and the public about the accessibility of a quality post-secondary educational experience and helps students find a best-fit college that develops a lifelong love of learning.
This performance is free and sensory-friendly/relaxed performances are designed to create a performing arts experience that is intended for families with members who have autism or other social, cognitive and physical challenges that create sensory sensitivities.
Accommodations for the sensory-friendly performance of Les Miserables include:
-Lower sound level, especially for startling or loud sounds
-House lights remain on at a low level during the performance
-A reduction of strobe lighting or lighting focused on the audience
-Patrons are free to talk and leave their seats during the performance
-Designated quiet areas within the La Jolla Country Day School campus
-Limited crowds and visitors at La Jolla Country Day School during the day and timing of the performance
-Students, faculty, and staff trained to be inviting and accommodating to families' needs.
-Patrons should feel free to bring seat cushions, blankets, fidgets, headphones, etc. to maintain their own comfort
Naw K’nyaw Paw is a peace activist and General Secretary of the Karen Women’s Organization (KWO), an ethnic women’s organization of over 60,000 members, supporting gender equality and indigenous people’s rights in Burma. Featured guests will also include two visiting delegations: ten educators from Iraq and seven English-language teachers from Asia, Africa, Europe and South America. RSVP is highly encouraged.
On Friday, March 15th, we are planning our 30th annual, “Grade Six Parent and Student Dance”. The festivities will take place from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Community Hall. This dance is your chance to spend a memorable evening with your student and share an evening with their friends. If a child’s parent is unable to attend, we encourage the student to bring a relative or special friend. Please contact Steve Traverso with any questions.
We look forward to seeing you on Friday, April 12th from 3:15-6pm for OS19.
The Lower, Middle and Upper School visual art studios present the work of studio art students ranging all levels and media. This is an inspirational night to walk through the two-story building of the Visual Arts and Science Center and meet teachers and students who work hard to connect art to humanity and humanity to creative ideas, approaches and techniques. Light refreshments and snacks will be provided by the Country Day Arts Alliance.
To close out their bug & insect unit , Zovargo was invited back to show the Tiny Torreys real live creatures! Zovargo will bring along some of their invertebrate creature teachers for this up-close encounter and learning experience. This presentation will be child friendly and will provide the Tiny Torreys hands-on encounters with Zovargo's friendly insects!