a_d
Tuesday
74°
Partly Sunny
4%
Tuesday Night
56°
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
84°
Partly Sunny
1%
Wednesday Night
63°
Partly Cloudy
20%
Thursday
72°
Chance Thunderstorms
50%
Thursday Night
49°
Mostly Cloudy
10%
Friday
71°
Chance Thunderstorms
29%
Friday Night
58°
Chance Thunderstorms
52%
Saturday
74°
Chance Thunderstorms
53%
Saturday Night
59°
Chance Thunderstorms
49%
Sunday
75°
Thunderstorms Likely
60%
Sunday Night
52°
Chance Thunderstorms
60%
3 Day
Extended
a_d
a_d
Friday, July 9th, 2010
Kid Connections
Photo by Shelley Grieshop/The Daily Standard

Students in this year's Kid Connections program create origami pieces called "yako dako," which are miniature kites that look like people. In the background is Midori Bridge San, an executive secretary and interpreter at Setex in St. Marys, who volunteers each year to teach children the Japanese language and culture. Kid Connections is a 4-week summer workshop sponsored by the Mercer County Educational Service Center (MCESC). Approximately 100 children from local school districts participated this year, according to director Beth Smalley.

a_d
Additional pictures on this date