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Outdoor School Continues to Impress Both Parents and Students

October 13th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

It was during the summer of 2006 that the Allegany County Board of Education voted to re-establish the Outdoor School program after nearly two decades.  The idea to reinstate the program came from the late Fred Sloan during his term in office. At first the program returned in the form of a two-day, daytime program for fifth- and sixth-graders- but shortly thereafter was restored to the weeklong overnight experience in Garrett County. It is proving to be a big hit with both parents and students. The program is headed by Mike McGowan who provided an overview this week to the School Board…

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