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When most people think of the first day of school, they suppress a groan. Sitting in a class for 60 minutes just to go to another class and sit for another 60 minutes doesn't interest them at all.


Tell them they have to do this for seven hours a day, five days a week and they just might drop their head in despair.

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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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