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Eclipse watching grand for Edmond students

Students at Edmond's Washington Irving Elementary School watch the eclipse from the playground. [PHOTO BY STEVE GOOCH, THE OKLAHOMAN]
 

Students at Edmond's Washington Irving Elementary School watch the eclipse from the playground. [PHOTO BY STEVE GOOCH, THE OKLAHOMAN]

 

EDMOND — Students, parents and teachers reactions this week from watching the eclipse was priceless.

Students at Edmond's Washington Irving Elementary School took to the playground, armed with their safe viewing glasses, to get a look at the a total solar eclipse that was visible coast-to-coast in the continental United States for the first time in 99 years, according to NASA.

Oklahoma and Edmond students only got view a partial eclipse.

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<p>Zack Logeman, a fifth-grader, gets a good look at the eclipse outside Edmond's Washington Irving Elementary School. [STAFF PHOTO BY STEVE GOOCH, THE OKLAHOMAN]</p>

Zack Logeman, a fifth-grader, gets a good look at the eclipse outside Edmond's Washington Irving Elementary School. [STAFF PHOTO BY STEVE GOOCH, THE OKLAHOMAN]

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Diana Baldwin

Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote the original stories about the... Read more ›

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