Heritage Elementary gets OK for 12 chickens in coop
Heritage Elementary School sixth-graders Madi Morris, left, and Benicio Archuleta, pet one of the chickens at the school's new run and coop. The students are both members of the school's farm committee.
Heritage Elementary School sixth-grader Isabella Heydman reacts to one of the dozen chickens at the school's new run and coop leaping into the air off of her head.
Chickens at Heritage Elementary School get used to their new run and coop. The structures were built by two local Boy Scouts as part of a pair of Eagle Scout projects. The school will be home to 12 chickens as approved by the county.
Heritage Elementary School farm committee members celebrate the new chicken coop and run in the school's community garden with health teacher Sue Antonsen and Boy Scouts Nick Robert and Spencer Jezek, who built the structures. Back Row L to R Benicio Archuleta, Madi Morris, Mackenzie Stuhlsatz and Ian Staal. Front Row: Jared Mata, Isabella Heydman, Victoria Heydman, Antonsen, Robert and Jezek.