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Kindergarten Fire Station Field Trip 2016

As a part of their "Who is My Neighbor" unit, the CRE Kindergarten students walked to the downtown Castle Rock fire station. They were able to learn about fire safety, see the fire trucks and equipment up close, and watch as the firefighters responded quickly and efficiently to a real emergency call. The students were amazed at how quickly the fire men and women were able to get into their protective fire gear and into the fire trucks! They even got to see a few firefighters use the fire pole! 

Check out the Photo Gallery for an up-close look at their adventure!

October 26, 2016 | By mgreene1 | Category: Castle Rock Elementary School

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It may look like a plain, white shipping container was just parked on the backyard grounds of Mountain Vista High School. The contents of the container are anything but plain, though. Walking inside the container, different colors of ambient lighting glow, futuristic-looking equipment and tall towers are suspended from the ceiling, and the humidity level is set to 70 percent. The container has been recycled into a new kind of learning opportunity for students.