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Mountain Sun Community School: Monarch Class Visits Congaree National Park


Last updated 4/30/2018 at 4:27pm

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The Monarch Class hikes the trail along the Congaree River.

Mountain Sun Community School's upper elementary (Monarch) class recently visited Congaree National Park for the second time. From April 10-13, the students camped, paddled and explored the ecosystems of the floodplain of the Congaree River to wrap up their study of ecosystems and habitats.

"We chose to go to Congaree National Park because it is in a floodplain. We've been studying wetlands for some time, and this was a great opportunity to explore the ecosystem in an experiential way," said Kim Skeen, assistant Monarch teacher.

Mountain Sun's campus is located at Brevard Music Center and...

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