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Watersmeet's summer skills camp helps students move ahead


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WATERSMEET — On a sunny summer day, young people in Watersmeet could be found congregating together in school, working to improve their education. Watersmeet’s summer program, termed “summer skills camp,” is a chance for students to catch up and advance their education, according to principal George Peterson.

Peterson said he is gratified by the participation in summer, with up to 65 of the 140 students in the school participating over the summer, and over 40 in the building Tuesday. While the main purpose is education, Peterson said that a great benefit...