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List of 10 news stories.

  • Butterfly Day

    Jennifer Fogarty, communications content manager
    LJCDS paid tribute to children lost in the Holocaust by painting ceramic butterflies as part of The Butterfly Project.
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  • TorreyMUN Goes Global

    Sara Biven, Middle School world language teacher
    The Torrey Model United Nations team traveled to Panama to attend their first international conference.
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  • Memories That Last a Lifetime

    Rachel Clouser, Ed.D., Upper School dean of academics and student life
    Upper School dean of academics and student life reflects on experiential education.
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  • Volleyball Coach Celebrates 41 Years at LJCDS

    Jennifer Fogarty, communications content manager
    LJCDS celebrated Coach Peter Ogle’s 41-year career during his last regular season home match.
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  • Award-Winning History Lesson Plan

    Jennifer Fogarty, communications content manager
    Jonathan Shulman earns an award for his history lesson plans through the Western History Association.
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  • Veteran Speaks on Citizenship, Empathy and Unity

    Daniel Norland, Upper School history and social science educator
    The Upper School commemorated 9/11 this year with a presentation by Derek Abbey on "Citizenship, Empathy and Unity." Mr. Abbey is the director of the Joan and Art Barron Veterans Center at San Diego State University. He also serves as director of the BentProp Project, which finds and repatriates the remains of downed servicemen and women from World War II.
     
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  • New Year, New Positions, New Additions

    Jennifer Fogarty, communications content manager
    LJCDS is excited to announce faculty and staff transitions for the 2018–2019 academic year, and welcome the newest members of our team.

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  • Q&A with Donna Hicks, Ph.D.

    Jennifer Fogarty, communications content manager
    Head of School Gary Krahn, Ph.D., introduced Donna Hicks, Ph.D., and her work on the dignity model to the LJCDS community three years ago. Now, in her newly released book, Leading with Dignity: How to Create a Culture That Brings Out the Best in People, Dr. Hicks recognizes LJCDS as a pioneer in dignity education in chapter five, How to Educate Future Leaders about Dignity.

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  • Summer Internships

    Jennifer Fogarty, communications content manager
    La Jolla Country Day School values connecting students to the world and the world to the students. What better way to connect students to local companies and organizations than through internships. In summer 2018, 12 Upper School students procured summer internships with various organizations in San Diego to explore their passions and gain practical work experience.

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  • Educator in the News for Bonobo Research

    Jennifer Fogarty, communications content manager
    Our own Amy Parish, Ph.D., Upper School English teacher, and bonobo expert, was given credit for her research in an article titled, “Talent isn't keeping women away from science. Sexism, stereotypes and bad science are.”
     
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