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Barbe students donate self-published books to J.D. Clifton

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Barbe teacher Angie Bonvillain visits with J.D. Clifton Elementary students on Monday. (Source: Kirby Smith / Calcasieu Parish School Board) Barbe teacher Angie Bonvillain visits with J.D. Clifton Elementary students on Monday. (Source: Kirby Smith / Calcasieu Parish School Board)
J.D. Clifton Principal Pam Bell with her daughter Kea Bell. Kea was one of the Barbe students who donated a self-published book to students at Clifton. (Source: Kirby Smith / Calcasieu Parish School Board) J.D. Clifton Principal Pam Bell with her daughter Kea Bell. Kea was one of the Barbe students who donated a self-published book to students at Clifton. (Source: Kirby Smith / Calcasieu Parish School Board)
Calcasieu Parish School Superintendent Wayne Savoy visits with a member of Barbe's fine arts survey class Monday. (Source: Kirby Smith / Calcasieu Parish  School Board) Calcasieu Parish School Superintendent Wayne Savoy visits with a member of Barbe's fine arts survey class Monday. (Source: Kirby Smith / Calcasieu Parish School Board)
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LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -

The following in a news release form the Calcasieu Parish School Board:

Students from Barbe High's fine arts survey class donated self-published book to J.D. Clifton Elementary on Monday.

"Using funds and resources from the Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy grant, the students worked in groups to develop the story lines and illustrations that focus around important lessons for children such as bullying and the importance of doing well in school," said Kirby Smith, Calcasieu Parish School Board Public Information Officer.

The high school students also read excerpts from the books to the children.

Some of the books will also be donated to a local women's shelter.

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