Saliha, Carter and Ms. Duwenhoegger at the Capital 2012

On April 11th and 12th Carter and Saliha, 5th grade students from Mr. Raidt's class, along with Ms. Duwenhoegger, met with staff members from Senator Klobuchar, Senator Franken and Congressman Ellison's offices.

Carter and Saliha discussed how Loring School has created a healthier school environment.

Training was provided through a program called Connect with Congress: Healthy Schools Program Leadership, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Twelve Schools from across the country were chosen to participate in this program.