b'CAMPUS NEWSBengals in the newsParticipants in the annual Reelin for Research fishing tournament benefiting UNC Childrens Hospital and childhood cancer research, offered to take the bottles into the gulf stream. More than a year later, Mrs. Ferguson received an email from a man in Morocco. He responded to let her know that the letter was found intact on White Beach, near Guelmim in Morocco. A fisherman found the bottle, and the mans nephew translated the letter from Mrs. Susan Ferguson and Vivianstudent Vivian Byerly, now in fifth grade. Byerly 28 were interviewed by several news outlets (WGHP,While we hoped to receive a response, WFMY, and GTN) about a schoolwe know the likelihood of it happening project in third grade that madeis slim. I was shocked to open my email an impact more than a year later.to find an email with photos. stated In April 2019, Mrs. FergusonSusan Ferguson, third grade teacher. I taught Greensboro Day Schoolhave been in touch with our students, third graders about the Coastaland they were excited to learn about Plain of North Carolina and thethis news. Vivian responded to the Gulf Stream that resides off thefishermans family and has received a coast. For part of the unit, eachresponse from more than 4,000 miles student wrote a letter and placedaway. I hope we can make this a part of it into individual glass bottles. Theour NC unit for years to come.bottles were cast into the Atlantic Ocean, requesting a response ifEditors Note: Another bottle was found found. The activity was part of theon November 15, 2020 near Bordeaux, Pirate Day festivities.France!KineticWits is a free online tutoring service designed to provideAs we prepared to return to school, Tracie Catlett and Dr. Ian Patrick middle and high school students in North Carolina with extraled middle and upper school students through a design thinking academic assistance. Founded by Annika Deshpande 21 and Cadyprocess to help reconfigure classrooms and learning spaces. Students He 21, KineticWits establishes a program at Greensboro Day Schoolwere key in helping to create plans for appropriate physical distancing which is evidence of the private school/public purpose philosophy,for the safety of our students and employees. and is a cornerstone of the 2020-2023 Strategic plan.10 | Winter 2020'