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UPDATE: Community rally greets students at Cherokee Heights Middle School

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- Students at Cherokee Heights Middle School in Madison were welcomed by some enthusiastic teachers Wednesday morning.

It was the first full day at the school in Madison.

Neighborhood leaders, including Boys and Girls Club of Dane County president Michael Johnson, were there for the rally. Johnson also donated, with help from the community, $30,000 worth of tampons for the bathrooms in the district.

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MADISON (WKOW) -- A big rally is planned for the first full day of school at Cherokee Heights Middle School.  

Boys & Girls Club President Michael Johnson says they adopted the school and are looking forward to greeting students at 7:15, Wednesday morning.  

Besides saying hello to the kids, Johnson has gift bags to give to the teachers.  He is also planning later in the day to give $30,000 worth of tampons purchased with community support to Madison Schools.

Johnson says the rally is expected to be short, running about 30 minutes.

  

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