New Kids On The Block

City’s Newcomer Programs Report Second Year Of Strong Enrollment

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Posted: October 2, 2013

Stephanie Morris, a Newcomer Programs teacher at Smithland Elementary School, takes her students to Harrisonburg Farmers Market on Tuesday. The children learned the English names of produce from farmer Nelson Hege (right) of Broadway. (Photos by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
(Left to right) Students Noora Yousif and Mariaemilia Plata-Saucedo, with teacher Coleen Manzano and classmate Farah Mohammed learn about herbs at Oak Hill Greenhouse’s booth.
HARRISONBURG — After Smithland Elementary School teacher Stephanie Morris pointed to a produce basket and called out the vegetable it held by name, seven voices chorused the word back. Beans —...

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