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U.S.A. Team Snowboarder Visits Kindergarten

Olympic fever continues in Kindergarten! This week, students were visited by Team U.S.A. Snowboarder and local 16-year-old Judd Henkes!

Judd shared with the children how hard he works to train to do something he loves. He also motivated students by stressing the importance of practice and persistence.

Judd has been snowboarding since he was 4 years old and trains in Mammoth every year. He hopes to qualify for the 2022 Olympics in China with his best friend (and 2018 gold medalist) Red Gerard!

We are so thankful to him for visiting our students!


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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