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Thompson Elementary Hosts Two Special Activities

In November the fifth-grade Gateways students at Thompson conducted a fundraiser to benefit local veterans. In a book the students had been reading, the main character raised money for her friend’s disabled veteran son. The fundraiser in the novel occurred on Armistice Day, now Veterans Day. The Thompson students decided they wanted to help local veterans by having a school-wide coin drive of their own.

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