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Students work to break down stereotypes

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Students from three area high schools met in the Liberty High School gym on Tuesday to break down barriers and preconceived stereotypes of other students in the annual Challenge Day event.

About 130 students from Liberty and students from Madera South and Chowchilla high schools attended the all-day event, which provides a safe environment for kids to connect and share their troubles with students from other schools. The students sympathize with one another and take part in fun activities.

“It’s going well,” said Sarah Burress, LHS activities director. “This is probably the most requested activity among the kids. They want to know when the next one will be and want to be a part of it.”

Students work in groups for a majority of the day while talking with students from other schools to talk about stereotypes and other issues regarding high school students...


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