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Students explore civil rights issues through cultural celebration

 

February 22, 2018

Haines School kindergarteners sing the "Peratrovich Rap." Deb Kemp from ANS came to school for two sessions over the course of two weeks to sew vests with third and fourth grade students. The kids used needle and thread to sew on other felted formline designs. Students made their own looms out of cardboard and used yarn to make coasters and wall hangings. Natalie Helms photo.

Students commemorated the life and work of civil rights activist Elizabeth Peratrovich with song, dance, acting and speeches at Haines School Thursday.

"When I was a little girl, there was a woman named Elizabeth Peratrovich who made everything a...



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