Students help build campus garden

DOWNEY - Students from Downey High School's construction technology class visited Gallatin Elementary School on March 10 where they spent an entire day working with kindergartners on a campus garden.The kindergarteners worked alongside the high school students to get the plants and beds ready for the new Gallatin Garden. The students were joined by Downey High principal Tom Houts, botany teacher Greg Pittenger and construction technology teacher Vince Appel. Superintendent Dr. Wendy Doty also paid a visit and said "she was pleased to see that the knowledge the students are learning from their classroom is being applied to real world situations."

********** Published: March 24, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 49