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JASON PICARD American heroes Eighth graders at JFK Middle School in Florence recently finished a unit on American heroes by presenting the results of in-depth research about influential figures. Shown here, Bennett McCreary, 14, plays the part of the late folksinger Pete Seeger, while Alex O'Boyle, 14, is inventor and aviation pioneer Orville Wright. They are speaking with teacher Stacey Charpentier. Purchase photo reprints »
KEVIN GUTTING Former JFK Middle School teacher Arlene Kowal, left, now a coordinator with the Massachusetts Geography Alliance, helps JFK sixth-graders Carys Jackson and Kaylee Sullivan LeBoeuf to exit EarthView, a 20-foot inflatable globe, after their class had a short geography lesson inside the structure set up in the school's gym Wednesday. Purchase photo reprints »
CAROL LOLLIS Ed O'Connor talks about his wedding ring as part of an exercise to bring in something of sentimental value and talk about it in an acting class taught by Sam Rush. Purchase photo reprints »