Students join effort  to give peace a chance

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Posted: September 21, 2013

The Winchester Star

Camdyn Allen, 9, a fourth-grader at John Kerr Elementary School, holds the pinwheel she made in preparation for the International Day of Peace. The pinwheels were placed outside the school on Friday, but today is the official observance. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
John Kerr Elementary School fourth-graders Megan McClowsky (left), 9, and Mikayla Balio, 9, place the peace pinwheels they made in art class in front of the school on Friday. The International Day of Peace is today. Megan and Mikayla, along with Camdyn Allen, made the posters in the front windows of the school. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)

WINCHESTER — Students planted hundreds of pinwheels outside John Kerr Elementary School on Friday in support of the International Day of Peace.

The day, established in 1981 by the United Nations...



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