Pella Chronicle

CNHI/Southeast Iowa

June 20, 2013

Video: West Elementary balloon launch

Knoxville — Summer school students at West Elementary took part in a balloon launch Thursday morning. 

The students participating are getting an additional 72 hours of reading instruction, over three weeks in June and three weeks in July. Participation was voluntary. 

The balloons launched have cards attached, with the students' first names on them, and contact information for Principal Mike Montgomery. Montgomery said the cards instruct anyone. who may happen to find the card or balloon, to contact the school.

Following the balloon launch, the students enjoyed some snacks. 

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