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Granger Elementary gets Buddy Bench

9/10/2015 - West Side Leader
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By Staff Writer

Photo courtesy of Highland Local School District
GRANGER — Granger Elementary School recently received a new Buddy Bench for its playground thanks to a group of fourth-grade students who are members of Girl Scout Troop 90196. The girls started this project as Brownies and are now juniors, according to Highland Local Schools officials.

The bench is designed to eliminate loneliness and foster friendship on the playground and spread a message of inclusion and kindness, district officials added. Children sit on the bench when they are in need of a playmate and friend.

Pictured above, from left, are: (standing) Girl Scouts Kylie Clark, Sarah Thomas, Makayla Lyons, Sydney Campbell and Evelyn Boucher; and (seated) Anna Soska and Kieran Jeske.

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