Inspiring Through Leadership by Head of Upper School Greg Martin
I went into education because I love Shakespeare; he brings to life many of those activities that make us human, one being the evolving nature of leadership. Henry V leads the charge, for example, at Harfleur, shouting “Once more unto the breach, dear friends,” showing adeptness at leadership by example.
Giving Children the Best Possible Foundation for Learning by Head of Lower School Marna Weiss
There is no doubt in my mind that parenting is the hardest job in the world. As parents, you have sole responsibility for the caring and nurturing of your child. You make an enormous amount of decisions regarding such important issues as healthcare, education and discipline. Ultimately, you may feel responsible for your child’s happiness and success in life. It may even seem overwhelming at times.
For the past five years, LJCDS has partnered with Braille Institute San Diego to help students better understand the world of the visually impaired. As part of the study of the five senses, kindergartners were recently introduced to sight, and part of their studies included learning about Helen Keller and Louis Braille.
Miles Himmel ’10 was recently featured in the Union Tribune for his leadership in creating The Larry Himmel Neighborhood Foundation, a foundation for which is named in honor of his father, Larry. The foundation offers support and resources to organizations and individuals in the spirit of Larry’s connection with the communities and people of San Diego.