By Jack H. Smith
Ledger Publisher 

Students select access site name


December 6, 2017

Jack H. Smith

Whitehall Principal Hannah Nieskens helps out seventh grade students last week. The students were asked to pick a name for a new fishing access and paddle camping site on the Jefferson River.

Whitehall seventh graders worked together last Friday to help come up with a permanent name for a new fishing access and paddler's campsite on the Jefferson River near Waterloo.

The students spent time reading through the journals of Lewis and Clark written in August of 1805, when they explored near the area of the site that had beene using the temporary name of "Waterloo Grove".

The 25 students individually came up with ideas after reading the journals, and the class as a whole selected the top three names that were given to the Jefferson River Canoe Trail Board.

The top vote getter was...

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