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Haileyville eighth and ninth grade students visit The Durant State Fish Hatchery and Atoka Museum and Civil War Cemetary

At the Durant State Fish Hatchery, students learned about the history and efforts of the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation Fisheries Division. Specifically, students gained an in-depth knowledge of the Florida largemouth bass production program, which allows the State Fish Hatchery technicians to produce trophy-sized bas that are stocked in public Oklahoma lakes. During the Atoka Museum and Civil War Cemetery visit, students participated in an outdoor walking tour of the Civil War Cemetery, learning about the history of the Civil War in Southeast Oklahoma. Students also toured the museum, which includes history of Atoka County, such as displays of

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Haileyville 7th and 8th grade GEAR UP students visit the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum

Thirty-seven Haileyville seventh and eighth grade GEAR UP students recently visited the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum in Oklahoma City. The museum and memorial were established to remember and honor those who were killed, those who survived, and those who were affected by the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995. In the months after the bombing, it became apparent that there was overwhelming support for the creation of a permanent memorial and museum. The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building was home to 17 federal agencies, including the Department of Agriculture, Social Security Administration,

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Haileyville GEAR UP 6th and 7th Grades Visit the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art

Thirty-one Haileyville sixth and seventh grade GEAR UP students recently visited the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art in Tulsa, Okla. The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art offered students a glimpse into Jewish art, culture, traditions, and history, including the Holocaust. Students were led through the museum by docents, Donna Berryhill and Minnie Cunningham. “One lesson from the Holocaust is that we should always remember what happened,” said Berryhill, Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art Docent. The museum and its collections began in 1965 when a local synagogue brought a traveling exhibit to Tulsa from a Jewish museum in

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