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National company learns from fourth grade class-and vice versa


For The Sun-Telegraph

A local fourth grade class was surprised with a personal response and some free candy after reaching out to the company that produces Sixlets.

When Judi Roach's fourth grade class began studying fractions with the help of Sixlets candy, the class discovered that the packets included varying amounts of candy. The class also wondered how the company created the name "Sixlets."

The kids decided to send a video to the company containing some of its questions and what they'd discovered regarding the changing amounts of candy in each package.

"They sent us a response letter and three boxes of...

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