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Marietta Middle Schooler Kicks Off Eagle Scout Project, August 9

Ben Bird, West Side alumnus and Marietta Middle School student, has decided to use his Eagle Scout project to help West Side 4th graders who will be participating in a yearlong, multi-dimensional learning project that takes the state’s required curriculum to the next level of learning, action research. This year, students will be implementing a school wide composting program that is designed to foster as sense of stewardship of the environment and its wonderful community members. Ben has kicked off the project by designing a compost bin necessary to support this effort.