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Wednesday, February 4th, 2009
Photo by Janie Southard/The Daily Standard

Kimberly McConnell, who is fluent in Japanese after three years in the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme, is teaching Japanese this year at Parkway High School. Her focus also is on acquainting her students to the various cultural differences.

Related online story:
ROCKFORD - Parkway teacher Kimberly McConnell is busy at her desk during her free period working one-on-one with a student. The conversation is lively, quick and almost musical. Actually it's Japanese. [More]
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