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Posted by La Jolla Country Day School on January 21, 2015 at 2:54pm

LJCDS Civic Engagement Program/ City Club of San Diego

LJCDS Welcomes Academy Award Winner Richard Dreyfuss (1/24) and former Governor Michael Dukakis (2/7)

To RSVP for Richard Dreyfuss (1/24), please click here.

To RSVP for Michael Dukakis (2/7), please click here.

Academy Award Winning actor and civics education advocate Richard Dreyfuss will speak in the Community Hall at La Jolla Country Day School on Saturday, January 24, at 10 am. Mr. Dreyfuss will speak on "Students, Education & America's Future." And on Saturday, February 7, also at 10 am, former Massachusetts governor and 1988 Democratic nominee for President of the United States Michael Dukakis will speak in the Community Hall. Governor Dukakis will give his "2015 State of the Nation Address," an annual tradition he has carried out at La Jolla Country Day School for the past six years.

Both talks in the Community Hall will be followed by Q&A sessions and will conclude by 11:30 am. These events are a result of La Jolla Country Day School's continued commitment to civic engagement and our five-year partnership with the City Club of San Diego, a non-partisan public forum dedicated to the dialogue of democracy since 1975.

Admission to Mr. Dreyfuss's and Governor Dukakis's talks are FREE for LJCDS students, faculty,…

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Posted by Jonathan Shulman on January 14, 2015 at 5:00am

Third Graders IMAX Adventures

Third graders visited the Fleet Science Center to watch an IMAX movie about Lewis and Clark. Students also had an opportunity to explore the science exhibits.

Posted by Jennifer Russell on January 15, 2015 at 7:00pm

Lower School Academics

Colonial Unit Culmination Event

LOWER SCHOOL - Have a headache or a cold? Apothecary apprentices made remedies used in the colonial days.  Need a printer? Students learned about printing before typewriters or computers were invented.  Silver smith apprentices designed trays. Colonial treats of apple pie were served.  Pomander balls were created, flags for our new country were designed, and students enjoyed a colonial style photo booth.…

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Posted by Jennifer Russell on January 20, 2015 at 9:00am

Colonial Keynote Presentations

Third graders utilized iPads to research and complete a Keynote presentation about one of the original 13 colonies.

Posted by Jennifer Russell on January 9, 2015 at 5:30pm

Operations

Interchange Project

This is to notify all that a planned I-5 interchange improvement at Genesee is scheduled to start this February.  Construction will take place during the night but will take three years to complete.  This will improve traffic flow on Genesee and I-5 with a ten lane bridge overpass.   SANDAG will hold a meeting on our campus January 21, at 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Community Hall to answer questions.

Posted by La Jolla Country Day School on January 16, 2015 at 10:30am

Calendar Highlights

The last weeks of school are full of events. CLICK HERE to view the full calendar.





 
 
 

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