First day fun

Brad Higinbotham leads a cheer during the first day of school activities at Southwest Open School. Five teams built a receptacle to protect an egg dropped from the ladder as part of the teamwork and individuality theme for the school this year. Regular classes started Aug. 8. Enlargephoto

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Brad Higinbotham leads a cheer during the first day of school activities at Southwest Open School. Five teams built a receptacle to protect an egg dropped from the ladder as part of the teamwork and individuality theme for the school this year. Regular classes started Aug. 8.