Farm Day gives Suffolk second-graders a chance to play in the dirt while learning

James Thomas Jr., The Virginian-Pilot
Suffolk students recently got to do things that grown-ups often tell them not to do: play in the dirt, handle bugs and eat sweets before meals. And they even got credit for it.

Second-graders from Suffolk’s 11 public elementary schools and Nansemond-Suffolk Academy went on field trips Nov. 16 and 17 to the Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center (AREC) on Hare Road where they attended the center’s annual Farm Day event. To continue reading the article in the Virginian-Pilot, please click here.
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Nansemond-Suffolk Academy is a coeducational, college preparatory private school located in Suffolk, VA. Pre-kindergarten - Grade 12.