How do you spell c-o-o-p-e-r-a-t-i-o-n?
A group of fifth graders from Avondale Schools' Auburn Elementary paired up with residents of recently for an exercise in just that.
It was a joint spelling bee, and instaed of pairing the two groups against one another, organizers put them together on teams: each senior had a fifth-grader to ask for help during the event, and the seniors were able to provide some advice to their partners, too.
This was the first partnership between American House and the school. About 20 seniors took a bus from their residences to the school for the afternoon.