Students participate in summer programs at Owens Elementary School

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LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. - The classrooms at Owens Elementary School are anything but quiet this summer. Almost 100 students have taken part in summer programs this month.

The half-day programs are a way to help students meet state and local standards in core academic subjects. It also offers a variety of enrichment activities, including working with the Huntsville symphony.

Betsy Pitchford is the grant writer for the Limestone County Board of Education. She expressed her excitement over the program saying organizers plan to expand the program into other schools next year.

Students also learned about engineering, ecology, gardening and Spanish.

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