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Pen pals meet, spend day together in Dixon

Published: Friday, May 30, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST
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Alivia Rubright (left), 9, ties a bracelet she made for her pen pal, Rylyn Karrow, 8, as they meet for the first time Thursday at the Dixon riverfront. Fourth-graders from Jefferson Elementary School and second-graders from Lincoln Elementary shared a yearlong pen pal project. Thursday, the two classes met for a picnic and play time.
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(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
After lunching at the Dixon riverfront, the classes hiked to Haymarket Square to play.
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(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
Jefferson Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Maggie Olson and Lincoln Elementary second-grade teacher Candace Buikema organized a yearlong pen pal project between their two classes. The classes met for the first time on Thursday for a lunch and playtime.

Alivia Rubright (left), 9, ties a bracelet she made for her pen pal, Rylyn Karrow, 8, as they meet for the first time Thursday at the Dixon riverfront. Fourth-graders from Jefferson Elementary School and second-graders from Lincoln Elementary shared a yearlong pen pal project. Thursday, the two classes met for a picnic and play time.

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