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Back row, from left, are history teacher Dan Vroman, “Scottish policeman” Ryan Morris and history teacher Jeanne Costello; (front row, from left) are “Greek immigrants” Annie Davis, Jared Brennan and Shaun Wu.

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‘They’re Coming to America’

Rocky Run students ‘become’ immigrants at Ellis Island.

Sitting on the floor, jammed together in a narrow locker area, the Rocky Run seventh-graders pretended they were immigrants packed into a boat from Europe to America. They watched a video of the approach to New York Harbor while listening to Neil Diamond sing, “Coming to America.”


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