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Jamestown celebrates first day of school with eclipse viewing

Jamestown celebrates first day of school with eclipse viewing

August 23rd, 2017 in Local News

At Jamestown, the first day of school Aug. 21, 2017 was celebrated with the first total solar eclipse in the area for many years as students, teachers and some parents gathered to witness the event. (Submitted photo)

At Jamestown, the first day of school Aug. 21 was celebrated with the first total solar eclipse in the area for many years.

The student body, teachers and some parents gathered on the baseball field to use the approved solar eclipse glasses to watch as the moon moved over the sun and covered it for just a few minutes.