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Special education students hit the water before hitting the books

Students were invited to the Legacy Elementary pond Tuesday. (Source: WAFF) Students were invited to the Legacy Elementary pond Tuesday. (Source: WAFF)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Students are getting ready for the new school year, but one group of pupils is getting some time out on the water before they head back into the classroom.

Students from the Special Education Department at the Sparkman cluster of schools were invited along to the pond at Legacy Elementary School Tuesday morning.

The kids were invited to bring their rods and reels to go fishing at the pond.

Clear weather and mild temperatures led to a fun-filled day for the students, who spent the morning out in the sunshine and meeting new friends before the new school year officially begins.

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