Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Students at Mt. View Elementary school dressed up for "Character Day" Wednesday April 17, 2014 in Kenai, Alaska.

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Students at Mt. View Elementary school dressed up for "Character Day" Wednesday April 17, 2014 in Kenai, Alaska.

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Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  First-grader Dane Focose reads along with Barbara Ralston's class dressed as the Toy Story character Buzz Lightyear Wednesday April 16, 2014 in Kenai, Alaska. Students at Mountain View Elementary School dressed up as characters for the day.

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion First-grader Dane Focose reads along with Barbara Ralston’s class dressed as the Toy Story character Buzz Lightyear Wednesday April 16, 2014 in Kenai, Alaska. Students at Mountain View Elementary School dressed up as characters for the day.

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Jayden Rodgers-Whipple, dressed as video game character Luigi, prepares to recite the Pledge of Allegiance Wednesday April 16, 2014 at Mountain View Elementary school in Kenai, Alaska. Students dressed up for "Character Day" at the school.

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Jayden Rodgers-Whipple, dressed as video game character Luigi, prepares to recite the Pledge of Allegiance Wednesday April 16, 2014 at Mountain View Elementary school in Kenai, Alaska. Students dressed up for “Character Day” at the school.

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