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A Mount Everest climb is a geography lesson in this classroom

Byron Center —  Nickels Intermediate School sixth-graders took a geography lesson on national heritage sites to incredible heights as they simulated climbers on Mount Everest.  The students in teacher Melissa Thomas’ class assumed the role of climbers on the legendary peaks, discovering some of the challenges presented during treacherous treks and learning about the mountain’s features as they completed their snowy ascent.

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Brett Atwood
Brett Atwood has worked in broadcast television for nearly six years. Having graduated with a bachelor's degree in TV Production from Ferris State University, he continues to produce promotional and lifestyle content for WOOD TV8, in addition to owning his own freelance video business, Be Heard Productions. Brett has a great love for telling compelling stories in a creative format. He is excited to use his talents in sharing what's happening within our local schools.


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