Elliot Lake students sharing with Russia

Elementary students in Elliot Lake are sharing their community with counterparts in Russia.

Spokesperson for École catholique Georges Vanier School, Paul de la Riva says Grade five and six students are looking beyond their community as they have received mail from friends in Russia.

The pen pal program has the students very excited, he says and it also part of the curriculum.

De la Riva adds through the exchange, École catholique Georges Vanier is promoting writing, helping students widen their horizons and also discover a new part of the world.

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