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FES student Elijah Koudelka, 8, gets to use LEGOS as part of his classroom education.

LEGOS are used as a teaching tool in one Farmington Elementary classroom


LEGOS. Everyone has had them, everyone has played with them at one time or another. But at Farmington Elementary School, LEGOS are also being used for educational purposes.

LEGOS are an everyday activity for the students in Sue McGill's classroom. The students spend some of their time building creations -- airplanes, rocket launchers, ships and just about everything else -- as part of their curriculum.

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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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