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La Jolla Elementary School’s annual gala, themed “Boogie Oogie Oogie,” was held on March 16.
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• An anti-drug speaker is coming to La Jolla as part of a community-based effort to reduce teenage drug and alcohol use. Scot Anthony Robinson will speak to students at La Jolla High School on April 8 and 9, and he will make a presentation to parents and the public at 6:30 p.m. on April 9, addressing young people’s struggles with peer pressure, self esteem, violence, sex, alcohol, drugs and relationships. The event’s organizers are looking for sponsors. Interested businesses, organizations and individuals can contact Sharon Jones via the La Jolla Cluster Association website ( Tickets to the event are $5 and available on the cluster website.

• The Gillispie School will begin registration for its diverse schedule of 2013 summertime program offerings on April 8. Some of the offerings include fencing, digital photography, “Who Wants to be a DJ” and American Girls, as well as perennial favorites like LEGO® construction with Play-Well instructors, theater, reading, sports and art classes. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Programs will run at various times throughout the summer, starting June 17 and continuing through Aug. 9. A full list of program dates and times can be found in The Gillispie School’s 2013 summer session brochure, available at the office, 7380 Girard Ave., or online at

• La Jolla Elementary School’s annual gala, themed “Boogie Oogie Oogie,” was held on March 16. The funds raised pay for educational enrichment programs like additional teachers; arts education and supplies; technology support, education and equipment; a full-time librarian; and additional instructional supplies to support classrooms.

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