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Cash Schmidt, an eighth grader at Lakes Middle School, holds up his work, "Light in the Storm," an art response to the reading of a play adaption of "The Diary of Anne Frank." Schmidt said the light symbolizes hope in the darkness. Courtesy photo

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Trauma, hope and resilience
January 14, 2022 1:06 a.m.

Trauma, hope and resilience

Students share messages through art; showcase today

Through many forms of original art, eighth graders at Lakes Middle School present their responses to themes of trauma, hope and resilience. β€œI was really impressed with the effort a lot of kids put in,” Eighth grade language arts teacher Margo Swanson said. β€œIt was a challenge for the kids to think and create in a new way.”