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Valley Rivers Middle School students take learning on the road

On Tuesday, November 21, 7th and 8th graders from Valley Rivers Middle School traveled to Caribou to experience learning outside of the classroom. Through a series of rotations, 118 learners and 11 staff/chaperones got to visit the National Weather Service station, Nylander Museum, Caribou Historical Society and Museum and Caribou Wellness and Recreation Center. Here, Donald Dumont, Warning Coordination Meteorologist from the National Weather Service, led the groups through a tour of some of the equipment both inside and outside of the station and explained how it is used to help make important predictions of the areas local weather. Dumont also shared some extreme weather video clips to help give learners an understanding of how dangerous weather can be.  (Courtesy of Valley Rivers Middle School)

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