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School has begun

Petersburg kids returned to the classroom This week. Some of the changes this fall include a couple of new but familiar teachers, an updated math curriculum, and improvements in the Wright Auditorium. Matt Lichtenstein visited with some of the staff on the first day of school for this audio postcard:

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