Teens out to lunch

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Grand Junction High School student Zachery Branstetter, left, drinks his milk that came with his school lunch while he hangs out with friends, from left, Kaden Bishop, Devon Rexwinkle and Kameron Woods in math teacher Brandon Gregg’s classroom, where he has his next class.


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After emerging from the cafeteria with a Styrofoam tray loaded with a hamburger and broccoli, and some chocolate milk to drink, Grand Junction High School freshman Zachery Branstetter heads for Mr. Gregg’s room. He has fifth-hour math in there after lunch, and Mr. Gregg doesn’t seem to mind students hanging out in there during lunch.

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License plates in the parking lot mostly hailed from Colorado, but they also came from Utah and Texas. A number of shoppers inside identified themselves as Grand Junction residents.



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