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Rush Elementary students learn how to hatch chicks during the Rush Elementary School Science Showcase held in Hometown Wednesday evening. Pictured holding chicks from lower left are Kendra Kunkel, 6, and Layla Kunkel, 3. Project creators pictured at top right, from left, are 4th grade students Megan Ruch, 9, and Katie Goetz, 9.