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Ironwood Watch DOGS get ready for second year

 

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

A GROUP of dads, uncles, brothers and other men gather in the Luther L. Wright cafeteria Tuesday to learn more about Ironwood Area School's Watch DOGS program, a volunteer effort to provide positive male role models to students.

By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Area School's Watch DOGS program held a kick-off event Tuesday to begin its second year helping the district.

Watch DOGS, which stands for Dads of Great Students, is a nationwide program designed to increase the number of positive male roles in the students' lives.

"It's a father-involvement program - so getting dads into the school mentoring children," said Amanda Sprague, one of the parents organizing the program. "Generally when we see dads come into the school, it's for a discipline issue. So (Watch DOGS is) a great...



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