Byline: Andrew Fraker Daily Herald Staff Writer
"I think I might want to go to Antarctica."
The family of Allison Rivers-Bracksieck might want to start worrying now. The Fairview Elementary School fifth-grader says she's interested in making a trek to the South Pole, thanks to a project she and her classmates recently completed with the help of their teacher, Janet Adams, and their new "pen pal," Laurie Toeppen.
Toeppen, who grew up in Mount Prospect and is a former student of Fairview principal Gerri DelBoccio, corresponded with the class via e-mail in January, when she was in Antarctica on a research expedition. Toeppen left the South Pole Jan. 27. She is …