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Shop a little, give a little back at North Trail Elementary


Don’t throw all those holiday shopping receipts away just yet. Scan them with your smartphone first. The kids at North Trail Elementary School will thank you for it.

Earlier this month, North Trail launched a new fundraising campaign called Shoparoo. It is, NTES Parent Teacher Partnership president Melissa Jones said, “possibly one of the easiest ways for schools to earn money.”

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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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