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Ewwwww, gross! Fourth-graders at William Wells Brown get down and dirty with science

At William Wells Brown Science Night, crowds gathered to watch a yeast volcano experiment set up by the Nerd Squad, a nonprofit group that promotes STEM activities. (Photo by Tammy L. Lane)   By Tammy L. Lane Special to KyForward   As families and friends browsed through the Science Night exhibits, students at William Wells Brown Elementary in Lexington proudly explained what they’ve learned...

Biographer shares William Wells Brown’s
story with students at namesake school

The biography ‘William Wells Brown: An American Life’ is due out in early October. (Photo by Tammy L. Lane)   By Tammy L. Lane Special to Kyforward   As Ezra Greenspan described William Wells Brown to fourth- and fifth-graders, he realized they already knew a good bit about the historical figure for whom their Lexington elementary school is named. And while Brown doesn’t have...

Biographer shares William Wells Brown's story with students at namesake school

The biography ‘William Wells Brown: An American Life’ is due out in early October. (Photo by Tammy L. Lane)   By Tammy L. Lane Special to Kyforward   As Ezra Greenspan described William Wells Brown to fourth- and fifth-graders, he realized they already knew a good bit about the historical figure for whom their Lexington elementary school is named. And while Brown doesn’t have...