Sixth graders grow green thumbs

 

Photo courtesey of Peggy Lorenzen

Joe Johnston's class explores the new greenhouse.

Joe Johnston, sixth grade teacher at Saratoga Elementary School (SES), recently completed building a greenhouse for with his class in order to grow their knowledge about agriculture.

The project began last year when Johnston applied for a grant to purchase the greenhouse, part of which came from the Wyoming Department of Agriculture. "Part of the grant was written that we would use it for fundraising classes and different organizations," Johnston said, adding that the amaryllis flowers currently grown by his students will be sold as a fundraiser for the end of the year trip.

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