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Mary Grosgebauer

Gale Wondrasek

National Close up Trip (Pix!)

Posted by on May 15, 2014 in Close Up | 0 comments

In its second consecutive year, Close Up was, once again, a success. The students – Erin Severson, Jair Peltier, Shelby Pedie, Ashleigh Jerde, Alexis Kihle, and Jocelyn Jahner – along with Bottineau High School teacher and their advisor Gale Wondrasek-Lane, were immersed in the learning program for 8 days, traveling from our nation’s capitol, Washington D.C., to a short but sweet taste of the nation’s biggest city, New York City. The group may have been small, but that did not detract from the trip – perhaps it even made things...

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BHS National Close-Up Says Thank you!

Posted by on May 15, 2013 in Close Up | 0 comments

The BHS National Close-Up participants and their instructors wish to thank the community for their assistance and support in helping make our trip to Washington, D.C. and New York a reality.  We spent the week of April 21-28 learning about the principles of our government, the responsibility of being a citizen, and the importance of honoring those who fought for our freedom. We were able to visit with Senator John Hooven, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, and Representative Kevin Cramer, who imparted their knowledge of current issues concerning our...

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