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Happy 70th Anniversary (Almost!)

Did you know that in 1933, a full 20 years before the formation of Gillispie as a school, it was a food pantry? Sam and Ada Gillispie, along with other community volunteers, ran thrift shops in town to raise money to stock the pantry, which was made available to those families who needed it. This is one of the many reasons that we prioritize community service here at School. It is in our DNA!

Fun Fact about 1953: Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay are the first people to successfully climb Mt. Everest!

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