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Middle Schoolers Teach Elementary Kids About Earth Day

A group of 8th graders from Joseph Melillo Middle School went to Ferrara Elementary School on Paril 21 to teach the 3rd graders about Earth Day with fun, hands-on activities, and 10 learning stations. Some of these 8th graders were the first 3rd grade class to take part in this workshop six years ago, and now had the chance to be the teachers.

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A group of 8th graders from Joseph Melillo Middle School went ot Ferrara Elementary School to teach the 3rd graders about Earth Day with fun hands on activites, 10 learning stations. Some of these 8th graders were the first 3rd grade class to take part in this work shop 6 years ago, and now had the chance to be the teachers. Filemena DeNuzzo, Asa Myers and Jonah Matos watch the Environmental Wheel of Fortune stop on Water Crisis.

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A group of 8th graders from Joseph Melillo Middle School went ot Ferrara Elementary School to teach the 3rd graders about Earth Day with fun hands on activites, 10 learning stations. Some of these 8th graders were the first 3rd grade class to take part in this work shop 6 years ago, and now had the chance to be the teachers. Paul DeBernardo principal of the Dominick H. Ferrara Elementary School poses for a picture with his former students Areona and Nevaeh Henderson who came back to teach for earth day.

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A group of 8th graders from Joseph Melillo Middle School went ot Ferrara Elementary School to teach the 3rd graders about Earth Day with fun hands on activites, 10 learning stations. Some of these 8th graders were the first 3rd grade class to take part in this work shop 6 years ago, and now had the chance to be the teachers. Ashley Lynch greets the students.

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A group of 8th graders from Joseph Melillo Middle School went ot Ferrara Elementary School to teach the 3rd graders about Earth Day with fun hands on activites, 10 learning stations. Some of these 8th graders were the first 3rd grade class to take part in this work shop 6 years ago, and now had the chance to be the teachers. Samantha Berrios, Naiiya Patel, and Katie Battle read poems they wrote about the environment.

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A group of 8th graders from Joseph Melillo Middle School went ot Ferrara Elementary School to teach the 3rd graders about Earth Day with fun hands on activites, 10 learning stations. Some of these 8th graders were the first 3rd grade class to take part in this work shop 6 years ago, and now had the chance to be the teachers. Gianna - Lyse Medina spins the Environmental Wheell of Fortune and answers a question about animals.

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A group of 8th graders from Joseph Melillo Middle School went ot Ferrara Elementary School to teach the 3rd graders about Earth Day with fun hands on activites, 10 learning stations. Some of these 8th graders were the first 3rd grade class to take part in this work shop 6 years ago, and now had the chance to be the teachers. Josh Hutchinson spins the Environmental Wheel of Fortune, and answers a question about the topic on global warming.

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A group of 8th graders from Joseph Melillo Middle School went ot Ferrara Elementary School to teach the 3rd graders about Earth Day with fun hands on activites, 10 learning stations. Some of these 8th graders were the first 3rd grade class to take part in this work shop 6 years ago, and now had the chance to be the teachers.

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A group of 8th graders from Joseph Melillo Middle School went ot Ferrara Elementary School to teach the 3rd graders about Earth Day with fun hands on activites, 10 learning stations. Some of these 8th graders were the first 3rd grade class to take part in this work shop 6 years ago, and now had the chance to be the teachers.

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A group of 8th graders from Joseph Melillo Middle School went ot Ferrara Elementary School to teach the 3rd graders about Earth Day with fun hands on activites, 10 learning stations. Some of these 8th graders were the first 3rd grade class to take part in this work shop 6 years ago, and now had the chance to be the teachers.

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A group of 8th graders from Joseph Melillo Middle School went ot Ferrara Elementary School to teach the 3rd graders about Earth Day with fun hands on activites, 10 learning stations. Some of these 8th graders were the first 3rd grade class to take part in this work shop 6 years ago, and now had the chance to be the teachers. Amanda Dzuiba and Lily Doheny color reuseable bags.

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A group of 8th graders from Joseph Melillo Middle School went ot Ferrara Elementary School to teach the 3rd graders about Earth Day with fun hands on activites, 10 learning stations. Some of these 8th graders were the first 3rd grade class to take part in this work shop 6 years ago, and now had the chance to be the teachers.

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A group of 8th graders from Joseph Melillo Middle School went ot Ferrara Elementary School to teach the 3rd graders about Earth Day with fun hands on activites, 10 learning stations. Some of these 8th graders were the first 3rd grade class to take part in this work shop 6 years ago, and now had the chance to be the teachers. Olivia Caprio, Stephanie Nguyn, Priyanshi Patel and Lucia Carrano have fun coloring bags.

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A group of 8th graders from Joseph Melillo Middle School went ot Ferrara Elementary School to teach the 3rd graders about Earth Day with fun hands on activites, 10 learning stations. Some of these 8th graders were the first 3rd grade class to take part in this work shop 6 years ago, and now had the chance to be the teachers. Samantha Berrios gets ready to have the students Liana Hernandez, Abriana Duffy, Ginla Donofrio, Summer Griffith plant some pansies.

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A group of 8th graders from Joseph Melillo Middle School went ot Ferrara Elementary School to teach the 3rd graders about Earth Day with fun hands on activites, 10 learning stations. Some of these 8th graders were the first 3rd grade class to take part in this work shop 6 years ago, and now had the chance to be the teachers.

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A group of 8th graders from Joseph Melillo Middle School went ot Ferrara Elementary School to teach the 3rd graders about Earth Day with fun hands on activites, 10 learning stations. Some of these 8th graders were the first 3rd grade class to take part in this work shop 6 years ago, and now had the chance to be the teachers. Liana Hernandez gets a little help planting her pansy from Samantha Berrios.

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A group of 8th graders from Joseph Melillo Middle School went ot Ferrara Elementary School to teach the 3rd graders about Earth Day with fun hands on activites, 10 learning stations. Some of these 8th graders were the first 3rd grade class to take part in this work shop 6 years ago, and now had the chance to be the teachers. Liana Hernandez gets a little help planting her pansy from Samantha Berrios.

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