Create Collaboratively by Cindy Santos Bravo, interim director of visual and performing arts
When we work collaboratively, there is so much we can gain to advance education into its next chapter, but the opportunities can be overlooked if we splinter into singular accomplishments. How do we listen to each other, and what do we wish to cultivate for the next generation? Whether you are a part of the Silent Generation, Baby Boomers, Gen X or Millennials, we are all living in a network, and we must connect ourselves to both the familiar and the unknown with an unwavering belief in each other.
Community Service is an important aspect of the La Jolla Country Day School culture. The first half of the 2017–2018 school year has been a busy one for all students from the Tiny Torreys to our seniors.
All you need is saliva to have your DNA tested from a variety of companies through the mail, but have you ever wondered how to extract DNA from a strawberry? Third graders in Lower School science teacher Dana Marquardt’s class extracted DNA from a strawberry using everyday items like dish detergent, coffee filters, table salt and some rubbing alcohol as part of the Global Doctors: DNA program.