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La Jolla Hermosa Entrance

La Jolla Hermosa Entrance

Front of School
A gift from the Class of 2011, mosaic emblem and flagpole base
Location: Wall below school name 
Medium: Mosaic
Artist: Kathryn Stephens, Jane Wheeler and students
Facilitated by Pamela Garvey, Greta Kennedy
   
Front Mosaic, detail  
A gift from the Class of 2011, close up
Photo by Pearl Preis  
 
Base of flagpole  
A gift from the Class of 2011, "Bird Rock Elementary - where friendships are born"  
Photo by Pearl Preis  
 
Base of flagpole  
A gift from the Class of 2011, close up
Photo by Pearl Preis  
 
Bench at Office Hallway   
"Celebrate 60! Staff Bench"
Inscription: "Celebrating 60 years of Excellence in Education and Community Building" 
Honoring educators and staff who dedicated their careers to the children of this neighborhood. 
Location: First bench in hallway leading to office
Medium: Mosaic
Artist: Jane Wheeler & friends
Funded by Bird Rock Community Council
 
60th Anniversary Bench  
"Celebrate 60! Staff Bench"
Inscription: "Celebrating 60 years of Excellence in Education and Community Building" 
 
Staff Bench Thank You  
"Celebrate 60! Staff Bench"
Inscription: "Thank you Bird Rock Community Council" + tile honoring long-time school clerk Lynda Lohman 
 
Celebrate 60! bench detail  
"Celebrate 60! Staff Bench"
Inscription: "Bird Rock Elementary School..."
 
Celebrate 60! bench detail
"Celebrate 60! Staff Bench"
Inscription: "...Celebrating 60 years of Excellence in Education..." 
 
Celebrate 60! bench detail  
"Celebrate 60! Staff Bench"
Inscription: "...and Community Building" 
 
detail     detail
"Celebrate 60! Staff Bench" 2011-2012 Staff
 
Ronni Ames Tree  
Ronni Ames Tree (School Clerk 1989-2009) and Gift from Class of 2000 (3 benches) 
 
Bench - Class of 2000   
A gift from the Class of 2000
Location: 1 of 3 benches surrounding "Ronni Ames Tree" 
Medium: Hand painted tiles and mosaic
Artists: Ethery Soutar, Alicia Booth, and students
Facilitated by John Campbell 
Photo by Pearl Preis 
 
Bench - Class of 2000  
A gift from the Class of 2000
Location: 2 of 3 benches surrounding "Ronni Ames Tree" 
Photo by Pearl Preis  
 
Bench - Class of 2000  
A gift from the Class of 2000
Location: 3 of 3 benches surrounding "Ronni Ames Tree" 
Photo by Pearl Preis  
 
Bench - Class of 2000  
A gift from the Class of 2000, close up
Photo by Pearl Preis  
 
Kindergarten Wall Plaque  
Dedicated to the Parents' Committee, PTA and the Dr. Seuss Fund, 1995
Location: Wall between Rooms K-1 and K-2 
Medium: Tile
Artist: 
Photo by Pearl Preis   
 
Judy Hayes  
In tribute to Kindergarten teacher Judy (Rasmussen) Hays who taught at Bird Rock Elementary for 40 years (1960-2000)
Location: Wall outside Room K-2  
Medium: Hand painted tiles, plaque
Artist: Leah Higgins
Photo by Pearl Preis  
  
Candage Plaque  
Dedicated to Beverly Candage, Principal, 2001-2009
Location: Beneath tree in kindergarten play area 
Medium: Mosaic
Artist: Jane Wheeler
Photo by Pearl Preis   
 
Dena Endo  
In loving memory of first grade teacher Dena Endo, 2003-2009
Location: Beneath tree in kindergarten play area  
Medium: Mosaic
Artist: Jane Wheeler
Photo by Pearl Preis 
 
Ronnie Ames  
Dedicated to Ronni Ames, School Clerk, 1989-2009
Location: Beneath "Ronni Ames" tree in kindergarten play area
Medium: Mosaic
Artist: Jane Wheeler
Photo by Pearl Preis  
 

Sylvia Stanzione  
In honor of Sylvia Stanzione, Principal's Secretary, 1984-2007
Location: Beneath tree in kindergarten play area 
Medium: Mosaic
Artist: Jane Wheeler
Photo by Pearl Preis 
 
Sandra Harding  
Dedicated to Sandra Harding, Principal, 1984-1990
Location: Beneath tree in kindergarten play area 
Medium: Plaque
Photo by Pearl Preis