From left are Ginger Stiner, kindergarten teacher; Hannah Holker, Henry Zimmerman, Ella Van Etten, Jackson Odden, Derek Gonzalez, Aubrey Lang. The students in both photos are kindergartners. (Staples World photos by Dawn Timbs)

Special school lunch

Students at Staples-Motley Elementary School were treated to a special Thanksgiving lunch Nov. 22, complete with turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing and pumpkin-spice yogurt dessert. Volunteers with the Staples-Motley Elementary PAC (Parent Teacher Connection) decorated the cafeteria and helped serve the meal. Pictured above, from left are:  Miley Nordquist, Aleea Holst, Abby Miller, Jackson Alexander, Jessica Alexander (Jackson’s mom/ parent volunteer); Mavis Johnson (paraprofessional at Staples-Motley Elementary), Domanick Dause, Levi Larsen, Jessica Dukowitz. 

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