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Photo by Monica Isley Jessica Schneider of the Minnesota Tree Trust shows kindergarteners how to free up the roots of a tree before setting it into the ground. Students spent all day May 21 greening up their campus.

Barren school yard is barren no more

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The students were gathered around a large hole in the school yard, when one little girl stopped the action.

"A worm!" she announced at the top of her lungs. "I found a worm!"


She wasn't upset, she was enthralled. So were the other students who were actually supposed to be helping plant trees at Minnehaha School on May 21.

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