High school students harvest grant to help with planting indoor garden
February 9, 2022
With a little digging and hard work, Wrangell High School students have unearthed a grant to help grow a project.
Junior Rylee Chelette and sophomore Mia Wiederspohn used their grant-writing skills and were awarded funds to help special education teacher Ann Hilburn launch a life-skills project that revolves around starting an indoor garden and incorporating activity, science, math, planning and running a business.
“(Basic) things that … our children learn, seems to be by osmosis, but for (the special education students) it has to be hands-on, specifically taught and it has to make sens...