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Preschool Feast Builds Community

Our Preschool classes held their annual Fall Feast in the gym recently.

Students made hand-printed placemats and table decorations for the event.

The meal was potluck style, with each family bringing in a dish specially requested by their child to share.

During the event, families wrote down things they are thankful for on cut-out feathers that were attached to a shared turkey display.

Shared mealtimes in Reggio are held in high regard, and our educational philosophy values children, educators, and family members all eating together laughing, sharing stories, and enjoying each other’s company as a form of building community!


About Gillispie School: We are an independent toddler through Grade 6 school in La Jolla, CA. We believe that learning is a journey in which children are active participants. Our students partner with teachers to further their academic, creative, and social growth, and we balance a child-centered approach that does not rush childhood with well-researched academic programs that demand higher-level thinking. Click here to learn more about our school.

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