Students make, sell ceramic bowls to help pay for field trips

01/9/2014 | Homer News (Alaska)

Students in second through sixth grades at Fireweed Academy in Homer, Alaska, have made ceramic bowls and plan to sell them for $5 each to help pay for field-trip transportation costs. During an upcoming event, the bowl can be filled with soup -- for another $5 -- made by volunteers. Students have made about 50 bowls, in a project inspired by lessons learned during the "Artist in the Schools" residency of artist Lynn Marie Naden. "We decided this year to take what we learned and apply it to a fundraiser," said teacher Stephanie Zuniga.

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