Fishing, friends and fun for Ellis grade-schoolers in the last week of school

ELLIS — The morning quiet at Lakeside Campground ended quickly Monday with a rumbling of wagon wheels on the gravel road and children shouting with joy.

Fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders from Washington Elementary School ran and skipped to the city’s small lake, carrying or pulling wagons full of fishing gear, coolers, blankets and more for an annual fishing field trip in the last week of school.

Each year, the students walk to the lake from school — just less than a mile — shortly after the start of the school day and stay until a little after 2 p.m.

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