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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Students Grade High Exploring Culture, Heritage


January 12, 2018

Forrest Hershberger

Pictured from left with the mural are: Madison Runge, Tia Pritchard, Mason Nightingale, Arya Eledath and Ella Miller.

Everyone has a history, from our family name to our religious beliefs. Some are not so obvious, and others are well-recognized.

Several Sidney High School students teamed up for a year-long study including a competition at Metro State College in Denver. The Journey Through Our Heritage (JTOH) program is one of the nation's most innovative and unique multi-cultural education programs. The goal of the program is to engage students in a yearlong program that enhances the public school systems, according to the Metro State website. The program's grand finale includes a "knowledge bowl" between...

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