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'Social intelligence' at Potsdam Central

These students from Lawrence Avenue Elementary School at Potsdam Central were chosen as Stellar Sandstoners for demonstrating understanding of their classmates feelings, a part of the week’s Positivity Project theme of social intelligence. Photo by Connie Harper.

 

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