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By Claire Alexander
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Glenwood students experience Africa


Claire Alexander

New Culture: Isabella Bensel and Emily Molyneux take a few minutes to play their homemade Mancala game during the Museum Walk time.

One of the great advantages to teaching in a small school environment is the ability to pursue non-traditional venues when educating students. Every other month, the Glenwood School District sets aside a day called “Enrichment Day.” Since its inception, students have experienced a wide variety of experiences to broaden their horizons.

Originally scheduled for Jan. 18, local weather conditions pushed the program into the next day. January’s Enrichment Day was unique in several ways. First of all, the day was centered thematically around the continent of Africa. Second, all students – kindergarten through high school – were grouped together in multi-age groups who journeyed thr...

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