From left: Logan Steenerson, Mallie Loomis, Cami Bune, Ruby Goossens, Olivia Kobilka and Nolan Snegosky from Mrs. Lindberg’s first grade class sing “Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer” at the St. Croix Central Elementary Holiday Concert on Thursday, Dec. 4. (Photo by Sarah Young)1 / 6
Evelyn Hanson proudly presents Arlys Wilcoxson of the St. Croix Central Holiday Angels Committee with a check for $1,603.98. SCC Elementary students raised the money for Holiday Angels through their Penny Wars. Wilcoxson said SCC Elementary continues to raise the bar every year with its donations, and always beats the middle and high schools. (Photo by Sarah Young)2 / 6
Students from Mr. Schroyer’s first grade class had the gestures down while they sang “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” at the St. Croix Central Elementary Holiday Concert on Thursday, Dec. 4. (Photo by Sarah Young)3 / 6
Kindergartners from Mrs. Ruud’s and Mrs. Schultz’s classes made concert goers smile with their holiday enthusiasm at the St. Croix Central Elementary Holiday Concert on Thursday, Dec. 4. Pictured are (front row, from left) Marley Maxson, Brooke Nalley, Faith DeBoer and Emma Lamers; (back row, from left) Olivia Babler, Alex Wisse, Chloe Adrian and Carter Ralph. (Photo by Sarah Young)4 / 6
Students in Mrs. Richter’s first-grade class at Hillside Elementary pretend to be Santa and his reindeer, including Rudolph, during the class’s holiday program, “Holiday ABCs,” on Wednesday, Dec. 3. (Photos by Jordan Willi)5 / 6
Hillside Elementary first-grade students from Mrs. Richter’s class perform for their family and friends during their Christmas program “Holiday ABCs” on Wednesday, Dec. 3. 6 / 6
Students at both St. Croix Central and Hillside Elementary put on a show for their parents and family during their holiday concerts during the first week of December.
Jordan Willi is a reporter for the New Richmond News. Previously, he worked as a sports reporter at the Worthington Daily Globe in Worthington, Minnesota. He also interned at the Hudson Star Observer for two summers and contributed to the Bison Illustrated sports magazine at North Dakota State University.