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FHS starts German 'sister school' program


A letter writing project that started last week could lead to the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Students in Cheryl Wason's German classes wrote letters to students at Farmington High School's new sister school, Gerschwister Scholl (school) in Bensheim, Germany.

The sister school project was launched over the summer, Wason said. It started, in part, when a group of FHS students and a handful of chaperones took the program's bi-annual trip to Germany.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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