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Kingston students help others

LOOKING BEYOND THE CLASSROOM: When fifth-graders at Kingston Intermediate School were asked what they would like to change about their school system, they mentioned things like longer recesses or more comfortable desks, said teacher Lisa Rapalje.

But when they saw a PBS series called “Time for School,” which describes seven children in seven countries where life is far tougher than in America, they changed their minds, she said.

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