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Featured Event: First Grade Market
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Columbus Magnet School 5th grader Christopher Gong picks out a banana during the school's annual Big Bag Market where the first grade learns basic business skills Wednesday.

Columbus Magnet School first grader Mary Kate Hopkins serves up grapefruit during the school's annul Big Bag Market where first graders learn business skills Wednesday. 

Columbus Magnet School 5th grader Luca Napoli-Bulteryst picks out produce during the school's annual Big Bag Market where the first grade learns basic business skills Wednesday. 

ByMATT COYNE  HourStaff Writer | 

NORWALK-- Each morning for the last week, the first floor hallway on the east side ofColumbus Magnet School turned into the Big Bag Market.

Themarket, run by Columbus' first-grade class, has become an institution at theschool. For the week it runs, parents, teachers and classmates can get mangos,avocados, salads and number of other fruits and vegetables bought wholesale froma farm in Westport. The market brings together multiple subjects and helps footthe bill for campus supplies and a field trip the students will vote on...read more