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Picking up tools for school in Dixon

Published: Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
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(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
Jaselyn Huffstatler, 8, proudly shows off her new backpack Friday afternoon after picking it up during the Tools for School distribution day at Dixon High School. The Jefferson Elementary School third-grader was one of 733 students who qualified for the program, which helps equip students with supplies for the upcoming year. The program benefits students in kindergarten through high school.
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(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
Backpacks and school supplies, designated by grades for students they're intended for and placed on tables in the Dixon High School cafeteria, wait to be picked up during the Tools for School distribution day. The supplies were purchased with money donated by local businesses, civic groups and individuals.

Jaselyn Huffstatler, 8, proudly shows off her new backpack Friday afternoon after picking it up during the Tools for School distribution day at Dixon High School. The Jefferson Elementary School third-grader was one of 733 students who qualified for the program, which helps equip students with supplies for the upcoming year. The program benefits students in kindergarten through high school.

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