Hard at work

Sierra Foothill Charter School had a few raised boxes in its “learning garden” that needed replacing because of rotting wood. Seventh and eighth graders took on the task. Mariposa County Unified School District school board member Bob Collins donated most of the wood. The students, with the guidance and supervision of teaching aide David Putonen and custodian Jon Cook, planed the wood, calculated measurements and then built the garden boxes over the past three garden rotations. They also painted...

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