This is school? Summer classes fuel love of learning


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Walking into a Summer Advantage U.S.A. classroom at Seymour Middle School on Tuesday, J.B. Royer knew students were engaged and learning.

That’s because they didn’t pay him any attention.

In just five weeks, the students have worked math equations, read books, learned to cook nutritious meals, built engines, learned about Japanese culture and created a sensory garden.

In its third year, the summer school program, funded by the Cummins Inc. Foundation, has become more of a success than Royer could have predicted.

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