Full STEAM ahead

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First-grade teacher Amy Modica with Kingslee Richards, left, Jesse Connor, center, and Keegan Meredith works on a math problem at Tope Elementary School, which has adopted a science, technology, engineering, art and math — or STEAM — curriculum.

Tope Elementary embraces new curriculum

It’s 10 a.m. at Tope Elementary, and Amy Modica’s first-grade class is learning how to build rafts out of apples, popsicle sticks and packing peanuts.

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For anyone who’s read them, it’s hard to deny the power of books.

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