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Notes taken with chalk and slate

April 24, 2009 | 4:31 p.m. CDT
To make their experience of the life of pioneer-age school children as authentic as possible, fifth graders of the Good Shepherd Lutheran School in Columbia used slates and chalk during a day of class at the one room school house at the Shelter Gardens. The field trip was meant to supplement the students' history class about life in the times of the pioneers.

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