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The wall outside Lynn Johnson’s first grade classroom displays all the postcards the students received, as well as a corresponding map of where the postcards came from. Joe Bowen/FOCUS

St. Henry’s students make friends from all 50 states

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Lynn Johnson has been teaching first grade for nearly 20 years. Each year, her students send letters to friends, family and acquaintances across the country with the hope of receiving a postcard reply. This year, for the first time, Johnson’s class heard back from someone in all 50 states, and she and her students couldn’t be happier.


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