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.
Please join us for a special welcome and orientation to the Lower School library for all parents, especially new to LJCDS, hosted by Lower School librarian Susan Middleton. Learn about checking out books, resources and programs, and volunteering!
Wake Up and Walk Fundraiser: Wednesday, October 10 at 8:15 a.m. on the football field. The walk is open to all parents and family members, so please encourage your families to join us! All 9th Graders will be participating so wear comfortable shoes and your pink! A $10 donation is encouraged. (All proceeds go to Susan G. Komen for the Cure San Diego.)
Sports 4 Exceptional Athletes Bocce/Flag Football Tournament: Sunday, October 14, 6:30 a.m.–4 p.m. No experience is needed to help out with this fun event. Grades 5–8 students can volunteer with parents and Grades 9–12 can volunteer on their own. Please sign up here or contact Ms. Zeavin at email@example.com.
Parents and guardians, please join us for an evening of food, drinks and fun as we take you through an interactive process to redesign “pill management.” Who knows? This could be the inspiration for your new startup!
Please join us on October 18th as we welcome Mallika Chopra, author of "Just Breathe: Meditation, Mindfulness, Movement and More," as she works with our 3rd and 4th graders. Parents are welcome to attend,
Dear LJCDS parents, Participate in a guided, creative, hands-on experience with clay on the wheel. The class is taught by VAPA educator, Liz Stringer. Liz links betwen Middle and Upper school art studio, ceramics, and scultpure on our campus. 14 spots are open for the event. If you are interested in bookng a spot, please contact CDAA parent Aline Buzzarello at firstname.lastname@example.org
VAPA and CDAA have partnered to create a series of all-school community film screenings to invest in our appreciation of our diverse and inspirational world. We begin with the beautifully animated animation, Coco. In honor of Dia de Los Muertos, we explore a film that helps us all connect with family, connection and aspirational dreams.
Join the LJCDS Art Bus as we travel to various locations this year throughout Los Angeles to obtain a better sense of contemporary art, culture, and creativity in Southern California. On October 20th Art Bus takes off on its first trip to the Hammer Museum in West LA. If you are an Upper School student please contact Liz Stringer at email@example.com for a permission slip and itinerary. We will depart LJCDS at 8 am and arrive back to campus at 5pm. The trip is free and hosted by VAPA. We ask that you bring a sack lunch or money to eat in an area close to the museum. This program is open to all LJCDS Upper School Students, all Faculty Members, Administrators, and Parents or Guardians. No art class enrollment is necessary. Upper School students will need to submit a permission slip and RSVP before October 18th.
Join the School Counselors as we host guest speaker, Katey Alexander, from the Learning Resource Center. Katey will be giving parents tips on how to support each student's learning style and set them up for success.
3:15pm, Tues. Oct. 23, Community Hall: Rob Munro will speak to the LJCDS community about the importance of empathy education. Rob is a history teacher at Middlesex School, where he developed and coordinates the "Dialogues Across Differences" program. Click here for more information, and email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or suggestions. Thanks!
MeTuGo: Join the Community Service Board students to put together Medical Records Binders for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients in the Community Hall from 3:05-4:05pm on Wednesday October 24th. All community members are welcome (LS students must be accompanied by an adult chaperone.) Sign up here. Learn more about MeTuGo here.
Join the La Jolla Country Day School team in San Diego’s Out of the Darkness Walk on Saturday October 27th. We are walking with the American Society for Suicide Prevention in memory of those we have lost and to bring hope to those affected by suicide.
The Middle School Band looks forward to seeing you at our annual celebration of Halloween! Please feel free to come dressed in costume and be prepared for a fun night listening to an entertaining selection of songs that will put everyone in the mood to celebrate.
Tiny Torrey, Jr. K, Kindergarten and grades 1st - 4th meet on the Lower School playground at 8:30 am. The parade throught the campus is led by the MS band, while parents and guest line the walkways, sharing the fun!