Parent Volunteer Teaches Students Art at Charter School


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Parent volunteer Jessica Owens spends her time and money planning and creating art projects and obtaining supplies to teach students at the Pocatello Community Charter School.

Jessica is a regular volunteer at the school. Her teaching strategy to entice students about art is to "tie it in with something that they have already been learning about, so if they can make that connection with what they are learning about in science and artistically connect that as well."


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