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Bartels Middle School receives rock collections

Bartels Middle School teacher Jenny Karpelenia recently met with Don Guetz, left, and Neals Pederson, right, both retired high school science teachers from Iowa, where they presented several rock display cases to her for use in the science classes as BMS. The cases and rocks were from Guetz's and Pederson's personal collections and include rocks of various types labeled with their specific names, as well as several geodes, mineral samples, fossil samples and more. Guetz and Pederson wanted to donate them to a school so students could benefit.

Bartels Middle School teacher Jenny Karpelenia recently met with Don Guetz, left, and Neals Pederson, right, both retired high school science teachers from Iowa, where they presented several rock display cases to her for use in the science classes as BMS. The cases and rocks were from Guetz's and Pederson's personal collections and include rocks of various types labeled with their specific names, as well as several geodes, mineral samples, fossil samples and more. Guetz and Pederson wanted to donate them to a school so students could benefit.