Letter: Priceless classroom

June 11, 2014 

Thank you to Tapteal Greenway and volunteers who led 140 second-graders from Badger Mountain Elementary School on a field day through Amon Creek Nature Preserve recently.

Thank you to the school's second-grade staff for planning this wonderful event. The staff's realization that real-world experiences in nature are the most valuable learning experiences for our kids shows commitment to their education and well-being.

Taking time with our children to explore the preserve's unique flora and fauna, the Tri-Cities' most priceless classroom, is a gift that all teachers and parents can give to their kids. We should all be thankful that we have this beautiful place to enjoy and learn about nature.

ALEXANDRA AMONETTE, Richland

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