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Submitted photos Representing Matt Friedl's winning 6th hour Modern World History class are: Megan Bahneman, Natalie Bennewitz, Sean Boesel, Alex Briesmeister, Anders Christensen, Evan French, Cierra Fritz, Amanda Heinecke, Danielle Inman, Dan Kelly, Austin Koeckertiz, Alberto Lagunas, Maddie Mahon, Alex Newell, Brady Reetz, Kayla Ridley, Kali Rinde, Mike Saltness, Kristin Sobottka, GaoCoua Thao, Dan Tripicchio and Hannah Van Sickle.

2010 pop tab collection surpasses record

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A record 190,000 pop tabs were collected this year for the seventh annual Hudson High School "Pop Tabs for Peace" event.

While studying the Holocaust in Modern World History, students in high school social studies teacher Matt Friedl's class are challenged to collect and count pop tabs in order to try and visualize the magnitude of the loss of lives with each pop tab representing 100 victims of the Holocaust. In 2004, the first year of the project, 79,000 pop tabs were collected.

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