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Virgil Shipley/News Wiggin Street Elementary students enjoyed Global School Play Day on Feb. 1. From left are, Shelby Row and Alivia Zimmerman; and in the back are, Preston Lang and Ezra Zar.

Pupils profit from Play Day

Students today face more and more state educational standards, more and more high stakes tests, and more and more pressure to be academically successful, but when do they actually get to be “just kids?”

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February 18, 2017

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Pam Schehl/News Max Wells and Lilly Colopy, pupils in the afternoon preschool class at Danville, have fun learning about the effect of gravity on marbles placed in a “race track.”

Students learning to love learning

“We play and we work and we learn.” That is the motto in the Knox County Educational Service Center’s preschool classes at Danville, and the News recently visited one class to see the pupils in action.

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February 17, 2017

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