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Extra! Extra! Two elementary classes publish newspapers


Mary Koppes / Petersburg Pilot

Third graders Zander Jones (foreground), Logan Haley and Charlotte Martin work on their submissions for the second edition of the classes newspaper The Weekly Wallace. Haley was the editor of the first edition released in late Nov., and his story on quartz rock appeared on the front page.

Christine Wallace's third and fourth graders and David Owen's third graders recently published newspapers and their eager reporters are already brainstorming stories to fill the papers of future publications.

Students from Christine Wallace's third and fourth grade split classroom put out The Weekly Wallace just after the Thanksgiving holiday.

The project began as an idea between three of Wallace's third grade students: Logan Haley, Zander Jones and Myah Enriquez. Interest grew from there, and ten students contributed to the first publication.

"It was the third graders who started it and t...

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