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Program Inspires Students

252 PUPILS ATTEND HALF-DAY ORIENTATION GUIDED BY PEERS

Posted: August 20, 2012 at 3:53 a.m.

Lingle eighth-grade students Maddi Ware, left, and Selana Ramirez sport flower-girl outfits while leading new students on a tour of the school Friday Aug. 17 2012. Tour guides dressed in costume to make the event fun for incoming sixth-grade students.

Where Everyone Belongs, a pilot program launched this year at Greer Lingle Middle School, is trying to help students feel at home in time for today’s first day of school.

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Boomerang Project

The Santa Cruz, Calif.-based program, offers training and teacher support for two orientation programs: Link Crew for high schools and Where Everybody Belongs for middle schools.

For more information about the nationwide Boomerang Project, visit boomerangproject.com.

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