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Today's News

  • Dear Santa: Letters from Traci Nethery's class

    Traci Nethery's First Grade Class
    Locust Grove Elementary

    Dear Santa,
    Are the elves working really hard to make the toys? You are the boss, Santa Claus! I like you because you give toys to little kids. This year for Christmas I want an iPad, army men, a helicopter, a stuffed animal dragon, and a jet. I have been good this year.
    Have a safe flight,
    Kyle Cooper

    Dear Santa,
    For Christmas I want an iPade, iPode toch and an iphon and an elf on the shelf girl that has the book to and a DSI. How is your day going today? I hope it is a good day. I love you Santa Clase.
    Love,
    Avery

  • Dear Santa: Letters from Kasey Anderson's class

    Harmony Elementary teacher Kasey Anderson said her wish for her first-graders is simple.

    "Today and everyday, I wish my students happiness.  I wish them health," she said. " And I wish that all their dreams come true!"

    Anderson said her favorite holiday tradition is going to her grandfather's house on Christmas Eve to celebrate with family.

    This year, Anderson is expecting a special Christmas gift.

  • Dear Santa: Letters from Bobbie Stoess' class

    Crestwood Elementary teacher Bobbie Stoess said she hopes her students have a wonderful Merry Christmas and a happy 2012. 

    Stoess said her favorite holiday tradition is hosting lunch on Christmas Day with all of her family gathered together in the dining room and using her colorful Christmas china.

    Stoess said her students have been very nice this year.

  • Dear Santa: Letters from Kelly Eaton's class

    Crestwood Elementary teacher Kelly Eaton said her wish for her first-graders is that they are safe and know love.

    Her favorite holiday tradition is attending Christmas Eve service with family.

    Eaton's students have been nice by helping others.

    "We have had several students out sick, and when these students return, they all help the returning students finish their crafts," she said.

  • Dear Santa: Letters from Candy Tackett's class

    Camden Station Elementary teacher Candy Tackett said her wish for her kindergartners is that they know they are each special in their very own way!

    Tackett said her favorite holiday tradition is selecting a Christmas tree with her family.

    During winter break, she plans to "spend lots of time with my precious family!"

  • Dear Santa: Letters from Debbie Teague's class

    La Grange Elementary teacher Debbie Teague said she hopes her first-graders continue the impressive learning taking place in their classroom.

    Her favorite holiday tradition is baking cookies and leaving them for Santa.

    This season, her students have shown a caring attitude, put forth their best effort,  owned their own behavior and  treated others with civility.

    During winter break, Teague said she plans to rest, relax, rejeuvenate.

  • Dear Santa: Letters from Erin Wilson's class

    Locust Grove Elementary teacher Erin Wilson said her wish for her kindergartners in 2012 is for them to be the best they can be.

    Her favorite holiday tradition is spending time with family and friends.

    She's sure her students are included on Santa's nice list. Her students have focused on the reason for the season and giving to others in need.

     

  • Dear Santa: Letters from Kristie Perkins' class

    Centerfield Elementary teacher Kristie Perkins said her wish for her fourth-graders in 2012 is to take charge of their own learning and complete a successful year in fourth
    grade.

    Perkins said her favorite holiday traditions include decorating the Christmas tree, listening to Christmas music and visiting Santa.

  • Dear Santa: Letters from Amanda Tezel's class

    Centerfield Elementary teacher Amanda Tezel said her wish for her first-graders is that each of them continue sharing, growing, and learning throughout the holidays.

    She is excited about celebrating her son's first Christmas.

    "My favorite holidaytradition is waking up Christmas morning and making a nice, hot cup of hot chocolate," she said.

  • Dear Santa: Letters from Marcia Rowe's class

    Centerfield Elementary teacher Macia Rowe said her wish for her students in 2012 is
    that they "will cherish the excitement of learning and achieving."

    Rowe said her favorite holiday tradition is sharing the joy of Jesus with her family.

    She said her students have been very nice, and Santa is sure to notice.