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Art teacher Mimi Seykora worked with 8th grader AJ Mogler last Friday to prepare for the class's next project - working with clay. Lakes Area Charter School in Osakis is offering an art class for the first time this year. Amy Chaffins | Echo Press

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New art class offered at Lakes Area Charter School

On canvas, in clay, with markers, mixed media and wire, students at Lakes Area Charter School (LACS) in Osakis now have the opportunity to express themselves artistically.


In October, LACS added an art class to the school's offerings.


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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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