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  • Interview with seniors

    Interview with seniors

    Shannon Twomey, Danielle Amir-Lobel, Staff Writers

    May 31, 2018

    As the seniors prepare to begin a new chapter of their life, they find themselves reminiscing over their years spent at La Jolla Country Day. We wanted to try to collect some of these sentiments before their departure, so we went around and spoke with many of them. The following is some of the respon...

  • 20 Things to Do Before Graduating from Country Day

    20 Things to Do Before Graduating from Country Day

    Madison Twomey, Staff Writer

    May 31, 2018

    Paint the rock It can be for a club or just for fun, but it’s something you have to do Participate in the senior prank This is probably the most fun day of the school year, whether it’s duct taping the freshman lockers shut or constructing a giant slip and slide, you want to be a part of it. ...

  • Upper School’s delightful, delicious, and lovely production of Anything Goes

    Upper School’s delightful, delicious, and lovely production of Anything Goes

    Rachel Ruggera, Staff Writer

    May 31, 2018

    The Upper School Musical Anything Goes was a huge success on opening night and it went on to amaze the audience in each of its following shows. This production was on a larger scale than any other performances and we tried to impress the crowd from the very beginning. With an extravagant set, including...

  • Silly new classes to take in college

    Silly new classes to take in college

    Faith Fayman, Staff Writer

    May 31, 2018

    In high school, you are chained to the typical core classes: science, English, history, math and language. However, once you embark on the next four years at your chosen university you can pick whatever classes you want. Here are some crazy classes that are far from your typical high school core classe...

  • Seniors First

    Seniors First

    Nicole Lin, Comic Artist

    May 31, 2018

  • Senior Traditions at LJCDS

    Senior Traditions at LJCDS

    Anna Shaul, Staff Writer

    May 31, 2018

    Kicking off senior year, all 12th graders leave campus on a mini road trip up to Ramona, where they can enjoy class bonding time with amenities such as a pool, a game room, and advisory skits. Senior Retreat is the excursion that sets the seniors’ spirit for their final year at Country Day. The s...

  • The Torrey Shop is here!

    The Torrey Shop is here!

    Yuqi Yang, Co Editor-in-Chief

    March 12, 2018

    The Torrey Spirit Shop is your one-stop online store for all your favorite Country Day gears. I had the pleasure to ask Mrs. Laws and Mrs. Twomey - who put together this amazing website - some questions, the answers to which many of you are dying to know. So let’s get to it!   Yuqi: P...

  • Should school start later?

    Should school start later?

    Rachel Ruggera, Staff Writer

    November 15, 2017

    Sleep deprivation is plaguing students across the U.S. even after numerous studies have shown that teenagers would excel more academically and have better mental health with later school start times. Teenagers have sleep cycles two hours later than adults, meaning that the majority can’t easily ...

  • Experience the world: ideas for adventures to undergo during your lifetime

    Experience the world: ideas for adventures to undergo during your lifetime

    Danielle Amir-Lobel, Staff Writer

    November 9, 2017

    If you were suddenly given the opportunity to escape from the rigid responsibilities of our normal, everyday society, what would you do? Personally, I would choose to travel the world. In my opinion, one of the most unfortunate realities of our lives is that it is impossible to truly experience all that ou...

Interview with seniors
Upper School’s delightful, delicious, and lovely production of Anything Goes

Upper School’s delightful, delicious, and lovely production of Anything Goes

May 31, 2018

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Interview with seniors
20 Things to Do Before Graduating from Country Day

20 Things to Do Before Graduating from Country Day

May 31, 2018

Upper School’s delightful, delicious, and lovely production of Anything Goes

Upper School’s delightful, delicious, and lovely production of Anything Goes

May 31, 2018

Silly new classes to take in college

Silly new classes to take in college

May 31, 2018

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