Bally students partcipate in Monarch Watch

Some of St. Francis Academy pre-K students and their teacher, Jackie Youse (kneeling), watch the third graders release of a monarch butterfly.

Third graders at St. Francis Academy in Bally recently released one of nine monarchs that they watched through its metamorphosis to adulthood. The students are participating in the Monarch Watch project and watched the butterfly develop from an egg. It was tagged and the number recorded.