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School to receive grant for new playground equipment

4 years ago December 02, 2010 Dec 2, 2010 Thursday, December 02 2010 Thursday, December 02, 2010 4:26:17 PM CST in News
Source: East Baton Rouge Parish School System
By: Robin Heisser

BATON ROUGE- The Baton Rouge Foreign Language Academic Immersion Magnet School has been selected to receive funding for a new KaBoom playground.

The school will receive a $10,000 grant for new playground equipment. The Parent Teacher Organization applied for a playground grant from KaBoom in September.

In order to be eligible, schools had to sponsor a play date at which time students, parents, school staff, and partners painted and refurbished the current playground.

Once the school was announced as a finalist, people were invited to vote online. The Foreign Language Academic Immersion Magnet School and another elementary school in California were tied in the number of votes received.

Additional information about KaBoom can be found at website 

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