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Milestone year comes to close for fifth graders

Thursday, May 26, 2011

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Fifth grade students in Jaclyn Reaves' classroom use laptops, which -- unlike elementary school -- are available for use in all classrooms at the Sikeston Fifth and Sixth Grade Center. As the milestone school year comes to a close for the fifth graders, they're better prepared for the rest of the school year and even have some advice for next year's incoming class.
(Photo by Leonna Heuring)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- When the first day of fifth grade approached last August, Krissi McAffee said she was nervous.

"I knew some people, but there were a lot of new faces," Krissi said. "I didn't get to meet my teacher before school started so I was nervous and scared."

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