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Pucker up for charity

Saturday, November 19, 2011

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Photo by Jill Bock, Staff
To chants of "kiss the goat," Rodney Pensel, sixth grade principal at the Sikeston R-6 Fifth and Sixth Grade Center, prepares to kiss Annabelle the goat Friday afternoon. Pensel was one of four staff members who "won" the honor of kissing a goat based on votes from a penny war conducted at the school. The students and staff raised $684.12 for the PTO. The money will be used for a variety of projects at the school such as Christmas gifts for needy families and to assist the math competition team. Also taking part in the goat kissing were teachers Abby Mims and Beth Govier and staff member Yumeka Patterson.

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