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Gearing up

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

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St. Francis Xavier fourth grader Taylor Folsom, left, and kindergartner Rush Ault, work on "get well" cards to be delivered to children staying in the pediatrics unit at Missouri Delta Medical Center during Catholic Schools Week set for Jan. 29-Feb. 3. Making the cards and collecting books for the local children are part of the "community" day during the weeklong celebration.
(Photo by Leonna Heuring, Staff)
Catholic schools to be honored in weeklong celebration

leonnah@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- Catholic schools are gearing up to celebrate their faith, academics and service through a weeklong event that begins Sunday.

"With this year's theme -- 'Faith, Academics and Service,' I think it's really important for our kids to know -- especially with the service -- how important it is to help other people," St. Henry School Principal Alice Harvell, said, adding the Charleston students will visit with residents at the local nursing home.

Students at St. Henry School in Charleston will begin their weeklong celebration with Mass on Jan. 28.

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