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Students spend fun day in sun in Rock Falls

Published: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST
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Third-grader Nick Sheley eyes a padded tunnel to dive through during an obstacle course run Tuesday afternoon at East Coloma-Nelson Elementary School. Kindergarten through fourth-grade students spent the day running the course, and playing home run derby and tug of war, among other activities.
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East Coloma-Nelson third-grader Thomas Lewis works the ladder run Tuesday afternoon during a field day at the school. The event was moved up a day because of rain and storms expected today.
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Vinny Lombardo, a second-grader, spins his wheels while anchoring his team in the tug of war competition.
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Shawbrya Dickinson, a second-grader, is pulled under a parachute during a game of “Sharks and Minnows.” The school celebrated its last few days of class with a day of fun activities.

Third-grader Nick Sheley eyes a padded tunnel to dive through during an obstacle course run Tuesday afternoon at East Coloma-Nelson Elementary School. Kindergarten through fourth-grade students spent the day running the course, and playing home run derby and tug of war, among other activities.

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