The third graders at Spring Creek took on an environmental and scientific project in the spirit of Earth Day.

They went as a class to pick up trash on the east end of town, and they will record what they find and make a report on the data.

The project started when a student in noticed the trash on her way to an after-school activity.

The plan now is to use what they learned to collect, record, and learn about the trash in the area they worked on.

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