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At the sanitizing station, Perham High School students dip their media trays in bleach water to prevent bacteria from growing. Connie Vandermay/FOCUS

'Growing' in the greenhouse

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On a warm sunny day a couple of weeks ago, 27 Perham High School students headed out to the school greenhouse with their teacher Carl Aakre for some hands-on learning.


With temperatures outside warm and breezy, walking into the hot and sticky greenhouse took students by surprise, and many quickly decided to do most of their work outside.

Aakre had stations set up throughout the school shop, where students could prepare their planting trays.

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