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By Jennifer Simms

Niwot Elementary celebrates 10 year partnership


March 25, 2017

Courtesy Photo The bluegrass band The Road West plays traditional American music for students at Niwot Elementary and, through a Skype connection, at Mwebaza School in Uganda. (From left) Katy Buckbee, Steve Remmert, special guest Niwot Elementary fourth grader Archer Buckbee, and Dave Goldhammer.

Third, fourth and fifth graders at Niwot Elementary felt a mixture of curiosity, excitement and pride as they filed into the gym for the Skype assembly with their sister school Mwebaza Infant Primary School in Kyengera, Uganda. It was Mwebaza Day on March 14, an annual celebration of the school’s partnership with Mwebaza.

“I’m excited about seeing our pen pals,” said third grader Payto...

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