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St. Christines honors grandparents with special day



Published: Fri, June 28, 2013 @ 12:00 a.m.

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Neighbors | Adrienne Crissman .Sarah Leonard (right) shows her grandfather, Freddie Leonard (left) her slide show on the American Revolution during grandparents day.

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Neighbors | Adrienne Crissman .St. Christine student Cassandra Vega (back center) brought her special family members Al Vega (back left), Christine Locke (back right), Pam Vega( front left) and Katherine Keener (front right) to grandparents day May 17.

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Neighbors | Adrienne Crissman .Abby Gerchak (left) attended grandparents day with her grandma Joan Leslie (right).

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Neighbors | Adrienne Crissman .Lydia and Al Kozak visited the first-grade class of their grandsons Brandon Sztary and Adam Konnerth.

By ADRIENNE CRISSMAN

acrisman@vindy.com

St. Christine Parish School honored grandparents May 17 with a grandparents day.

The day began with a special mass that connected the students and the grandparents together. The mass included a performance by the St. Charles youth choir.

After the mass, students and grandparents made their way to the school for an afternoon of bonding. Grandparents were treated to a packed lunch in decorated bags and spent time in the students’ classrooms.

“The students love to show off their school to their grandparents,” said Trish Tudor, organizer of the event.

Fifth-grade students in Michelle Kerr’s social studies class showed their grandparents the American Revolution slide show they created.

“It’s great that the students get to show their grandparents about what they are learning,” said Kerr.

Grandparents were able to view the students’ artwork at the art show and remember the day with a commemorative photo.

Kerr said grandparents day is important to the school.

“I want them to see this is where they came from. It’s all about family,” said Kerr.


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