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SoCal students, community join together for bluebird project

SoCal students, community join together for bluebird project

September 6th, 2011 in News

Kaden Helsel, 12, sets his group's bluebird house on its post last week at South Callaway Middle School as his sixth-grade classmates assist.

Photo by Mandi Steele

MOKANE, Mo. - Sixth-grade science students at South Callaway Middle School are learning what real "tweeting" is about.

A new hands-on student project that involves building bluebird houses could mean the state bird may soon be flocking to South Callaway. With help from a Missouri Bluebird Society grant, all four sixth-grade classes at SCMS have been building and setting up birdhouses around the school.

Eddie Mulholland, sixth-grade science and math teacher, said ...