Iditarod musher, Karen Land visits BIS!
Iditarod musher, Karen Land came to Batesville Intermediate School to share her
experience mushing in the world’s longest dog-sled race. Students learned about the
history or the race, how to prepare for the race and why it is so important. Ms. Land
brought all her race gear and helped some students dress up like they were going to be
racing. She also brought along 2 furry friends, Noggin and Chloe to help share her
To prepare for the show, students read the book Balto in their homeroom classes and
were encouraged to follow the race in March.