Online charter school students look to make eImpact in the physical world

MIDDLETON — Students who spend a large portion of their school year individually taking courses online are working together to create hands-on projects that will benefit the community.

A group of 11 students in grades four through seven at the 21st Century eSchool, a virtual charter school in the Middleton-Cross Plains School District, are building three Little Free Libraries, a bird blind for Confluence Pond in Middleton and an app to help identify birds. The group calls itself eImpact.

“You know you helped do something,” said sixth-grader Joie Meuer.

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