Official Publication of La Jolla High School Since 1924


Official Publication of La Jolla High School Since 1924


Official Publication of La Jolla High School Since 1924


Viking of the Month: Chiara Dailey

Sophomore Chiara Dailey. Image via

Sophomore Chiara Dailey is among California’s top track athletes and has broken records in her two years running for La Jolla High School. Last year, Chiara finished second in the state in Division IV and earned third-team All-American honors with a 14th-place finish in cross-country nationals. Chiara was the only freshman to qualify for nationals and has since begun training to break more records!

Q. What sport(s) do you play?

CD: I do cross country, soccer, and track and field.


Q. How long have you been in cross country?

CD: I started training the summer before Freshman year. I wasn’t that big into running during middle school, so I’m pretty new to the sport.


Q. Why did you decide to join the cross-country team? (What drew you to cross country?)

CD: My parents do cross country, so I figured I might have the genes for it. 


Q. Are you looking to run in college or in the future?

CD: I want to go to college for running, and eventually probably go pro as well.


Q. What is your personal goal for this sport?

CD: To be the best in the country eventually.


Q. What is your favorite part about cross country?

CD: Winning races.


Q. What do you consider your biggest sports achievement so far?

CD: Going to nationals.


Q. Do you have any team shoutouts? 

CD: Shoutout to Kirra Fisk and Daphne Mayer, as well as Kevin Chiu and Leo Souza, for being great XC teammates.

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About the Contributors
Kyra Sharma, Managing and Opinions Editor
Kyra Sharma is a junior in her second year of Journalism as the Managing and Opinions editor. With her background as a staff writer and guest contributor for Hi-Tide over the past two years, as well as her heavy commitment to Speech and Debate, Kyra has had several opportunities to voice her opinion on important issues that are often left in the dark. She looks forward to furthering her journalistic career by encouraging staff writers to provide diverse perspectives on such matters, and ensuring that the publication remains a platform for impactful discussion. While Kyra is excited to contribute to the paper by writing and editing articles, as well as fundraising, she is also eager to continue working with her fellow staff members on Hi-Tide.
Sophia Benito, Editor In Chief
Sophia Benito is the Editor-In-Chief of the Hi-Tide and a senior at La Jolla High School. This is her second year on the staff, and she wrote a periodic column as a guest commentator for the La Jolla Light during the 2022-2023 school year. When she’s not stressing out over her next test or writing for the Hi-Tide, she enjoys reading and seeing her favorite bands live. Sophia is interested in journalism as a future profession and likes writing about a variety of topics, from current events to cultural commentary. She is looking forward to another great year with the Hi-Tide!