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Safety Day educates second graders with life lessons for harmful situations


Anthony Ruiz / The Sun-Telegraph

South Elementary second grader Keian Kaiser, 8, demonstrates "stop, drop and roll" while wearing a vest covered in velcroed-on "fire" cutouts during Thursday's Safety Day, held at the Lodgepole Valley Safety Camp in Sidney.

More than 160 Cheyenne County second grade students spent all day Thursday at the Lodgepole Valley Youth Camp in Sidney learning how to stay safe during the 2016 Progressive Agriculture Safety Day.

Safety Day is a collaborative effort that brings volunteers and experts from around the area to provide students information and hands-on activities that teach them how to stay safe in a variety of situations they might encounter at home, in town or on a farm.

The program began 24 years ago after Sidney teacher Krysti Nienhueser and Karen DeBoer with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension o...

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