Learning Made Fun During Fall Break

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Blue whales weigh more than 250 elephants.

The earth is filled with melted rock.

Salt and sweet are tasted on the tip of the tongue.

Those are a few of the things 60 students learned at Julia Randall Elementary School during the first week of fall break.

"The interim session is for those students who need a boost," said Alan Ammann, a fifth-grade teacher at JRE.

"It gives (teachers) an opportunity to relate to students on a little different level than regular class time."

The atmosphere is casual and fun during the three-hour, four-day sessions.

Student/teacher ratio was about 6-to-1.

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