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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.


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