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Students learn SOLs while finding cache

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907 fifth graders participate in a 21st century-style scavenger hunt

By Tom Wilmoth

Owen Hughes and Addison Craft look intently at their GPS receiver. “Fifteen feet,” the device indicates. The two Forest Elementary fifth graders know they are close. They search in the bushes. Then the grass. They look behind the sign. There it is — they’ve found some geocache.

    They pull out a sticker, find where they are on the map and place it on that spot. Then, in an instant, they’re off again, looking for the next hidden “treasure.”


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