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Willowell launching outdoor middle school program

STUDENTS IN THE Willowell Foundation’s Pond Brook Project for seventh- to ninth-graders take part in interdisciplinary classes out in the woods, around the campfire and sometimes, in this yurt on the foundation’s 230-acre property in Monkton. Beginning in the fall, the foundation will offer full-time middle school. Caleb Kenna photo/courtesy of Willowell Foundation

As another school day begins in Addison County, a handful of local seventh- to ninth-graders head into the woods to start their classes. 

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