Goats attend Grayson School

Cathy Gerhardt, the K-1 teacher and principal of Grayson School, presents a writing lesson to her Grade 1 students who are also caring for a baby goat. Three goats attend the school and help the students and teachers to develop compassion and co-operation. Photo by George Brown

No kidding! When students at Grayson School are kidding around in the classroom, they’re not goofing off; they’re developing a greater sense of responsibility and enhanced interpersonal skills. For a second year, baby goats are enrolled at the small town school. Having pets in the classroom is nothing new, but…