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TK Students Continue the Circle of Giving

Philanthropy isn’t a word most fifth-graders use often. But it is a word they fully understand now and have practiced themselves with the help of the Circle of Giving project through the Barry Community Foundation’s Youth Advisory Council. “Philanthropy is giving people your time, talents and treasures to help other people,” said fifth-grader Collyn Genther.
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5th Graders Travel the World

Jacob Koster and his fifth-grade Page Elementary classmates have all been to the South Carolina Aquarium, Joshua Tree National Park and Lake Tahoe - all this year! It’s all thanks to technology and the ability to take virtual field trips via Skype and Google Chat around the country.
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Page Elementary Crowns Spelling Bee Champion

It took 22 rounds before Emersyn Gorman outlasted the other 17 contestants to win the Page Elementary Spelling Bee. Emersyn won by correctly spelling “stirrups” and then “Columbia.” Runner-up Exley Roon missed on the word “divan” in the 22nd round. Each fourth and fifth-grade classroom sent one representative to the school final competition. The final spelling bee was held in the Thornapple Kellogg High School auditorium where the rest of the Page students and family members gathered.
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She Said "Yes"

Abby Niemiec said "yes" to Ross Kammeraad's proposal of marriage in front of her fourth-grade class. Truth be told, the couple got engaged over the weekend, but they knew how important all the students were and decided to stage another proposal just for them!
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