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PHOTOS: Sixth year of Adopt-a-Spot at Broken Ground School

  • Third grade teacher, Matt Finney, shows a tulip bulb to students at Broken Ground School. About six years ago, Finney began the Adopt-a-Spot program with his class. The yearly landscaping and beautification of the exterior of Broken Ground School took off from a weekend event to an event involving the whole school over the course of one day. From adding new mulch, planting flowers or designing an area, students participate in 30 minute rotations throughout the day. Along with various tasks, each student is given a tulip bulb to plant at the front of the school. Students, faculty and parents were at the school beginning Friday morning, September 19, 2103.<br/><br/>(JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)

    Third grade teacher, Matt Finney, shows a tulip bulb to students at Broken Ground School. About six years ago, Finney began the Adopt-a-Spot program with his class. The yearly landscaping and beautification of the exterior of Broken Ground School took off from a weekend event to an event involving the whole school over the course of one day. From adding new mulch, planting flowers or designing an area, students participate in 30 minute rotations throughout the day. Along with various tasks, each student is given a tulip bulb to plant at the front of the school. Students, faculty and parents were at the school beginning Friday morning, September 19, 2103.

    (JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)

  • Holly LeBlanc, right, along other fifth graders at broken Ground School, from left, Maria Armaganian, 10, Hayden Lynch, 10, and Zach Drew, 10, work to spread mulch near the front of the school. About six years ago, Broken Ground School's third grade teacher, Matt Finney, began the Adopt-a-Spot program with his class. The yearly landscaping and beautification of the exterior of Broken Ground School took off from a weekend event to an event involving the whole school over the course of one day. From adding new mulch, planting flowers or designing an area, students participate in 30 minute rotations throughout the day. Along with various tasks, each student is given a tulip bulb to plant at the front of the school. Students, faculty and parents were at the school beginning Friday morning, September 19, 2013.<br/><br/>(JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)

    Holly LeBlanc, right, along other fifth graders at broken Ground School, from left, Maria Armaganian, 10, Hayden Lynch, 10, and Zach Drew, 10, work to spread mulch near the front of the school. About six years ago, Broken Ground School's third grade teacher, Matt Finney, began the Adopt-a-Spot program with his class. The yearly landscaping and beautification of the exterior of Broken Ground School took off from a weekend event to an event involving the whole school over the course of one day. From adding new mulch, planting flowers or designing an area, students participate in 30 minute rotations throughout the day. Along with various tasks, each student is given a tulip bulb to plant at the front of the school. Students, faculty and parents were at the school beginning Friday morning, September 19, 2013.

    (JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)

  • About six years ago, Broken Ground School's third grade teacher, Matt Finney, began the Adopt-a-Spot program with his class. The yearly landscaping and beautification of the exterior of Broken Ground School took off from a weekend event to an event involving the whole school over the course of one day. From adding new mulch, planting flowers or designing an area, students participate in 30 minute rotations throughout the day. Along with various tasks, each student is given a tulip bulb to plant at the front of the school. Students, faculty and parents were at the school beginning Friday morning, September 19, 2103.<br/><br/>(JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)

    About six years ago, Broken Ground School's third grade teacher, Matt Finney, began the Adopt-a-Spot program with his class. The yearly landscaping and beautification of the exterior of Broken Ground School took off from a weekend event to an event involving the whole school over the course of one day. From adding new mulch, planting flowers or designing an area, students participate in 30 minute rotations throughout the day. Along with various tasks, each student is given a tulip bulb to plant at the front of the school. Students, faculty and parents were at the school beginning Friday morning, September 19, 2103.

    (JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)

  • Pradeep Sharma, 10, laughs after dunking his head under a hose-line outside Broken Ground School. About six years ago, Broken Ground School's third grade teacher, Matt Finney, began the Adopt-a-Spot program with his class. The yearly landscaping and beautification of the exterior of Broken Ground School took off from a weekend event to an event involving the whole school over the course of one day. From adding new mulch, planting flowers or designing an area, students participate in 30 minute rotations throughout the day. Along with various tasks, each student is given a tulip bulb to plant at the front of the school. Students, faculty and parents were at the school beginning Friday morning, September 19, 2103.<br/><br/>(JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)

    Pradeep Sharma, 10, laughs after dunking his head under a hose-line outside Broken Ground School. About six years ago, Broken Ground School's third grade teacher, Matt Finney, began the Adopt-a-Spot program with his class. The yearly landscaping and beautification of the exterior of Broken Ground School took off from a weekend event to an event involving the whole school over the course of one day. From adding new mulch, planting flowers or designing an area, students participate in 30 minute rotations throughout the day. Along with various tasks, each student is given a tulip bulb to plant at the front of the school. Students, faculty and parents were at the school beginning Friday morning, September 19, 2103.

    (JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)

  • Third grade teacher, Matt Finney, shows a tulip bulb to students at Broken Ground School. About six years ago, Finney began the Adopt-a-Spot program with his class. The yearly landscaping and beautification of the exterior of Broken Ground School took off from a weekend event to an event involving the whole school over the course of one day. From adding new mulch, planting flowers or designing an area, students participate in 30 minute rotations throughout the day. Along with various tasks, each student is given a tulip bulb to plant at the front of the school. Students, faculty and parents were at the school beginning Friday morning, September 19, 2103.<br/><br/>(JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)
  • Holly LeBlanc, right, along other fifth graders at broken Ground School, from left, Maria Armaganian, 10, Hayden Lynch, 10, and Zach Drew, 10, work to spread mulch near the front of the school. About six years ago, Broken Ground School's third grade teacher, Matt Finney, began the Adopt-a-Spot program with his class. The yearly landscaping and beautification of the exterior of Broken Ground School took off from a weekend event to an event involving the whole school over the course of one day. From adding new mulch, planting flowers or designing an area, students participate in 30 minute rotations throughout the day. Along with various tasks, each student is given a tulip bulb to plant at the front of the school. Students, faculty and parents were at the school beginning Friday morning, September 19, 2013.<br/><br/>(JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)
  • About six years ago, Broken Ground School's third grade teacher, Matt Finney, began the Adopt-a-Spot program with his class. The yearly landscaping and beautification of the exterior of Broken Ground School took off from a weekend event to an event involving the whole school over the course of one day. From adding new mulch, planting flowers or designing an area, students participate in 30 minute rotations throughout the day. Along with various tasks, each student is given a tulip bulb to plant at the front of the school. Students, faculty and parents were at the school beginning Friday morning, September 19, 2103.<br/><br/>(JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)
  • Pradeep Sharma, 10, laughs after dunking his head under a hose-line outside Broken Ground School. About six years ago, Broken Ground School's third grade teacher, Matt Finney, began the Adopt-a-Spot program with his class. The yearly landscaping and beautification of the exterior of Broken Ground School took off from a weekend event to an event involving the whole school over the course of one day. From adding new mulch, planting flowers or designing an area, students participate in 30 minute rotations throughout the day. Along with various tasks, each student is given a tulip bulb to plant at the front of the school. Students, faculty and parents were at the school beginning Friday morning, September 19, 2103.<br/><br/>(JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)

About six years ago, Broken Ground School’s third-grade teacher, Matt Finney, began the Adopt-a-Spot program with his class. The yearly landscaping and beautification of the exterior of Broken Ground School took off from a weekend event to an event involving the whole school over the course of one day. From adding new mulch, planting flowers or designing an area, students participate in 30-minute rotations throughout the day. Along with various tasks, each student is given a tulip bulb to plant at the front of the school. Students, faculty and parents were at the school beginning Friday morning, September 19, 2013.

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