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For Immediate Release 

 September 22, 2022 

Great Photo Opp! 

Students Go Down on the Farm 

Who: 8th-grade students 

What: Visit Historic Penn Farm and William Penn High School’s greenhouse and animal enclosures for hands-on lessons and activities, many of which are STEM-related. 

When: Wednesday, September 28th from 9:20-12:30 p.m. 

Where: Penn Farm, located at 807 Frenchtown Rd. New Castle, DE 19720, and the rear of William Penn High School is located at 713 E. Basin Rd. in New Castle 

Why: So students can learn about the oldest working suburban farm in Delaware and what’s believed to be the largest student-run farm in the country. Students will not only work in the fields but will stop at stations to do STEM-related experiments, feed farm animals, and just have a great time learning outside of the classroom. Crops planted and harvested by students are used in school cafeterias and by culinary arts students, along with produce sold at a reduced cost to the community.