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July 20, 2013

Stuff the Bus Bash held

MT. VERNON — —

Volunteers gathered Friday for the Stuff the Bus Bash. The United Way of South Central Illinois program provides school supplies to students throughout Jefferson County from donations provided by the community. Items and cash donations used to purchase school supplies will continue to be accepted. Cash donations of $15 will purchase a backpack, while cash donations of $30 will provide back-to-school supplies to fill the backpack. Additional information is available by contacting the United Way at 242-8000. Volunteers will also be needed to sort donated items and fill backpacks in August.

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    Mrs. Harlan's seventh grade students at Opdyke-Belle Rive Grade School displayed their projects at in the gymnasium of the OBR during the science fair on Wednesday. The students participated in the fair as part of their science grade. Students and staff were encouraged check out each display and ask questions about the experiments. Some of the projects included conducting electricity from lemons, bubble gum flavors that lasted the longest and which soil grew soy beans the best.

    In the name of science

    Mrs. Harlan's seventh grade students at Opdyke-Belle Rive Grade School displayed their projects at in the gymnasium of the OBR during the science fair on Wednesday. The students participated in the fair as part of their science  grade. Students and staff were encouraged check out each display and ask questions about the experiments. Some of the projects included conducting electricity from lemons, bubble gum flavors that lasted the longest and which soil grew soy beans the best.

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