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Grade 3 Students Beaming with Pride

Grade 3 students were beaming with pride during the check presentation ceremony of funds raised at their annual Blood Drive and Bake Sale. The students reflected upon the experience by sharing a personal message to our special guests from the San Diego Blood Bank.

“I learned that giving blood helps millions of people in the hospital.” -Lucian

“I hope everyone that got the blood feels better soon and I thank everyone that donated blood or brought something to the bake sale.” – Cooper

“I will never forget how Third Grade did a Blood Drive and Bake Sale that saved people’s lives. Gillispie School is one of the few schools who did a drive and I’ve very proud of my Third Grade class.” – Isabelle

This year, the Grade 3 Blood Drive and Bake Sale collected 43 pints of blood from donors ranging from parents, grandparents, teachers, and community members and raised $2,947.82 in donations for the San Diego Blood Bank!



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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