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Coast Guard Visits Bunker Elementary

A U.S. Coast Guard crew visited Newark students to teach them about boat safety and the importance of math and science.

The United States Coast Guard visited Newark Wednesday morning as part of presentation at .

Bunker students had a chance to watch the helicopter land before a crew made presentations on boating safety and how math and science are important for individuals pursuing a Coast Guard career.

They have offered to fly a Coast Guard helicopter to Bunker and have several presentations to the students about boating safety and the importance of math and science education at it relates to careers in the Coast Guard.

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Leonora Jacobs March 08, 2012 at 06:12 PM
I was one of the Bunker parents who had an opportunity to see the helicopter land. I never thought a helicopter would land in our school. It was exciting to see that. It was especially great to see the students faces light up when they saw the helicopter and learn about it. Perfect day to start a morning at Bunker! Thank you to our Principal, Michele Brynjulson to arrange all this!
Nika Megino (Editor) March 08, 2012 at 07:28 PM
Thanks for sharing, Leonora! It was fun watching the kids run toward the chopper on KTVU 2's report last night!

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