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  • FOX61 Student News: NFA’s Banking Day “Writes” Students a Blank Check for Success

    Story by Jack Holdsworth and Julia Florence,  Norwich Free Academy While a student may find his or her attention focused primarily on his or her daily work load throughout high school, the focus of a high school education is preparation for the future. To supplement this goal, NFA’s Career and Technical Education Department hosted “Banking Day,” which provided students with an opportunity to explore financial topics that are of particular importance to high school students. “This is more focused on […]

  • FOX61 Student News: MACC Charities

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  • FOX61 Student News: Connecticut Seniors “STRIKE” Again in Wii Bowling Competition

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  • FOX61 Student News: Bethlehem kicks off the fall season with garlic

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  • FOX61 Student News: Aidan Puffer, Manchester track star

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