Exeter students take home baby chicks for life lesson

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Exeter Elementary School student Cason Antle, left, 7, carefully holds a baby chick he got to take home for summer break, while elementary teacher Autumn Palmer looks on. The school made the baby chicks available to teach students about the life cycle of a chicken, how to care for one, and how we get chicken to eat. Julia Kilmer reporter@cassville-democrat.com

Exeter Elementary School student Cason Antle, left, 7, carefully holds a baby chick he got to take home for summer break, while elementary teacher Autumn Palmer looks on.

Exeter Elementary School student London Newton, 9, holds and focuses on her baby chick while waiting for her parents to pick her up on her last day of school. The school made the baby chicks available to teach students about the life cycle of a chicken, how to care for one, and how we get chicken to eat. The students got to watch the chicks hatch in their classrooms. Julia Kilmer reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Exeter Elementary School student Hailey Meeks, 8, holds and pets a baby chick she got to take home on her last day of school. Hailey's chick had a broken leg, but she said it would be ok and it just needed some extra love. The school made the baby chicks available to teach students about the life cycle of a chicken, how to care for one, and how we get chicken to eat. Julia Kilmer reporter@cassville-democrat.com
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