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Sierra Expeditionary chosen as Crab and Pasta Feed beneficiary

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TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; Sierra Expeditionary Learning School (SELS) is thrilled Truckee Noon Rotary has chosen them as Rotaryand#8217;s nonprofit partner for this yearand#8217;s Crab and Pasta Feed, to be held at the Truckee Community Recreation Center on Saturday, March 24, 2012. Sierra Expeditionary Learning School will host the live auction at the Crab Feed and will be the recipient of all proceeds raised from the auction.

and#8220;We are honored and grateful that the Truckee Noon Rotary selected us to participate with them in this fun event,and#8221; said SELS Board member Erica Stein, chair for the auction. Sierra Expeditionary Learning School plans to use the money raised from the auction to start their capital campaign fund to pay for needed additional classroom space.

SELS is a public charter school within the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District, currently serving grades kindergarten through sixth with plans to add seventh and eighth grades during the next two years. SELS is centrally located in the portables outside of the Sierra Mountain Community Education Center. As an Expeditionary Learning school, SELS students engage in service, conduct fieldwork with experts and dig deeply into authentic projects. SELSand#8217; learning expeditions and#8212; long term, in-depth investigations of compelling topics based on state standards and#8212; immerse students in rigorous, relevant, place-based learning.-

Expeditionary learning curriculum adheres to TTUSD district and CA state standards. Developed by Outward Bound, Expeditionary learning curriculum has been credited with improving test scores and increasing student motivation and achievement with a 18-year track record of success in schools nationwide.

For more information visit http://www.TruckeeCharterSchool.org.

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