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By Dallas Smith
For The Sentinel 

GHS students giving globally through Adopt a Village


The Goldendale High School has raised nearly $1,000 from its students through Free the Children’s Adopt a Village program and the number is still growing. The money the students raise goes into funds that aid communities in countries like Ecuador, Sierra Leone, Ghana and others. The Adopt a Village program not only aims to help these communities but teach them to sustain the improvements that are made.

Students at the high school are actively supporting the Adopt a Village program on a daily basis. Everyday they attend a 20 minute “task period” to work on homework and other school related activities. Those who wish for the extra time to go towards their lunch, can pay a dollar and...

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