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Posted on Nov 01, 2012

Gillispie School celebrates 60 years on Girard Avenue

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La Jolla light By Pat Sherman: There is perhaps no better metaphor for what transpires within the halls and minds of La Jolla’s Gillispie School than the monarch butterfly.

For decades, swarms of the brilliantly colored insects have lighted at the school to produce offspring.

“For some reason they’re drawn to this place,” Head of School Alison Fleming said during a recent campus tour, noting how students often place cones around their chrysalises to protect them…Read more.

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