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By Don Ogle
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Multi-Generational Prom Closes Out Project


March 30, 2018

Don Ogle

Shayla Schilz and Jasmine Deeds talk with Charlotta Young, while Aspen Schilz interviews Jim Young as the young people closed out a unit where they met and learned about adults and their lives compared to their own experiences. The project ended last week with a multi-generational "prom".

Raiders Reaching Out, an extension of Sidney High School's human development class, closed out a special project Friday with a multi-generational prom that capped a months-long project where class members got to know people from a few years to decades older.

Senior citizens from extended care facilities, one of the target audiences for the Raiders Reaching Out, were unable to attend, but those in attendance were impressed by the students' enthusiasm and energy as they conducted interviews, visited and danced to the tunes familiar from their own youth.

For the students, they closed a projec...

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