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Washington Elementary School holds first book fair in years


April 2, 2022

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WILLOW DASSOW, 9, a student in Sherri Nyquist's third grade class looks at books with her mother, Kacey, during the Scholastic book fair open house at Washington Elementary School on Thursday afternoon.


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BESSEMER - Students at Washington Elementary School in Bessemer excitedly bought books throughout the week at the first book fair the school has held in years, according to school principal Mark Switzer.

"I think it is really good," Switzer said. "We haven't had a book fair in years. So we are kind of arcing towards a little normalcy."

Switzer said that the book fair was extremely well attended and "incredibly busy." He said the kids seemed to really enjoy being able to purchase books, although the tax threw a lot of them off.

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