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Russell Cave Elementary students get three new musical PVC pipe and steel instruments

Students at Russell Cave Elementary enjoy new instruments installed in the playground. (Photo from FCPS)   Recess at Russell Cave Elementary now reverberates with more than the sound of children’s laughter as students enjoy three percussion instruments newly installed near the traditional playground equipment.   “They can experiment and just play because that’s how kids learn this stuff,”...

Fayette Co. students compete in Recycle-Bowl, collect 5,498 pounds of aluminum

Public and private school students in Fayette County collected more than 192,000 aluminum cans for recycling during this year’s recycling competition. In terms of weight, students collected 5,498 pounds of aluminum beverage cans in the Recycle-Bowl contest.   The competition challenged schools in Fayette County to collect and recycle as many aluminum beverage cans as possible from Oct. 15 –...