Colebrookdale second grade students share favorite traditions - part 2 of 2

Brenda Deskoís second grade class at Colebrookdale Elementary School.

Biagio Depolo, age 7: My favorite holiday tradition is opening our presents. Itís special to me because I like to be surprised. I like my presents even if itís the wrong color. It makes me feel good when my family gets good gifts. Merry Christmas!

Fran Bruno: Decorating the Christmas tree is my favorite holiday tradition! I like it because I get to stay up late to put everything on! I also like this tradition because it is just mom and me. We we are done we watch the Santa Clause 2. Come soon Christmas.

Dominic Lauro, age 8: My favorite holiday tradition is taking pictures with Santa. Itís special to me because I give the pictures to everyone in my family. I also like this tradition because I like to tell Santa what I was for Christmas. I canít wait for Christmas.

Dilyn Gaul, age 8: The Elf on the Shelf is my favorite holiday tradition because the Elf hides and I find him. I also like this tradition because he leaves me presents. I wonder where weíll find him next.

Sophia Detwiler, age 7: My favorite holiday tradition is making cookies. I like it because I am with my family. I also like this tradition because I can eat my cookies, then we open our presents. Then I play with them. I canít wait for Christmas.

Chad Travis Endy, Age 7: My favorite holiday tradition is decorating my Christmas tree with my family. Itís my favorite because we can do it together. I also like this tradition because it is fun and I like to look at it. When we are done we are tired. Hurry up Christmas!

Ethan Cole Varady, age 7: My favorite holiday tradition is feeding the reindeer. I like it because itís special to me because maybe other people donít put out food for them. I also like this tradition because they need food. I canít wait for Christmas.

Kristen Schwartz, age 8: My favorite holiday tradition is making cookies for Santa Claus. I like it because Santa Claus likes cookies. I also like this tradition because my family likes to make cookies for Santa Claus. I love Christmas.

Cole Weller, age 8: My favorite holiday tradition is the Elf on the Shelf. Itís my favorite because we like to look for it. I also like this tradition because Steath Elf was eating a Almond Joy this morning. I canít wait till tomorrow to see where she is.

Zeke Fleming, age 7: Watching puppet shows is my favorite holiday tradition. I like it because itís really funny! I also like it because I spend some time with my family. I canít wait until Christmas!

Hunter Meitzler, 7: My favorite holiday tradition is baking cookies. I like it because itís fun. I also like this tradition because my family is there and we sing Jingle Bells. I like Christmas.

Emily Grace Schwoyer, age 7: My favorite holiday tradition is going to see my pop-popís work. I like it because I spend time with my family. I also like this tradition because thereís a magic show and we see The Grinch. This is also special to me because we get presents. I canít wait to go to my pop-popís work.

Samantha Jo Dolansky, age 8: My favorite holiday tradition is looking on my momís phone and seeing where Santa is. It is special o me because I was to get home before Santa comes so I can get to bed. I also like this tradition because I like to see where Santa and his reindeer are. I canít wait for Christmas.

Madelyn Schwenk, age 9: My favorite holiday tradition is hanging ornaments on the Christmas tree. I like it because I like to see all the cool ornaments. I also like this tradition because sometimes I hang the topper which is a star. I canít wait to hang ornaments.

Ewan James Gilroy, age 7: Giving toys to kids in need is my favorite holiday tradition. I like it because it means a lot to make other children happy. I also like this tradition because it makes me feel good. Sometimes I get a toy when I give my toys away.

Ashley Endy, age 7: My favorite holiday tradition is when mom, dad, Chad, Ashley, Nana, Pop-pop Geppy, Grammy go out to eat. Itís special to me because I love my Grammy. I also lie this traidition because we go back to my Grammyís house and we open presents. After we open our presents we eat cookies together. I canít wait for the fourteenth.

Naomi K. Johnson: Putting the star on the tree is my favorite holiday tradition. It is special to me because Iím the youngest in the family. I also like my tradition because my dad picks me up. After I put the Christmas star on the tree, my dad puts me down. He always looks up at it and says to me good job. I canít wait to put the star on the Christmas tree.

Sam Stabile, age 7: My favorite holiday tradition is my Elf on a Shelf. I like it because I get to look for it everywhere and that is fun. I also like this because if I am good, my elf will tell Santa and Iíll get presents. Santa might even give me more presents. Canít Christmas come sooner?

Kaitlyn Callahan, age 8: My favorite holiday tradition is putting milk, cookies and bananas out; carrots for reindeer. I like because they need. I also like this tradition because maybe I can eat the cookies with him on Christmas. That would be fun.

Davide Vitogallina, age 7: My favorite holiday tradition is setting up decorations. I like it because I get to hang out with my family. I also like this tradition because I get presents. I canít wait for Christmas Day.

Sarah Freeseo, age 7: My favorite holiday tradition is going to my mom-momís house to open gifts. I like to see the personís face when they open gifts. I also like to spend time with my family. I canít wait for Christmas Eve!

Kylee Hope Griffith Proitte, age 7: My favorite holiday tradition is decorating the tree. I like it because it looks beautiful and when Santa sees it, he leaves presents! I also like this tradition because I like seeing the tree because it sparkles! I canít wait for Christmas Even so Santa can see my tree!

Dominic Dotson, age 7: My favorite holiday tradition is getting Christmas presents. I like it because I get toys. I also like this tradition because Iím with my family. After opening presents, we eat cookies at our house.

Dustin Freed, age 7: My favorite Christmas tradition is to celebrate the birth of God by reading a book. Itís special to me because God is important. I also like this tradition because it is Godís birthday. I canít wait until Christmas is here.

Gio Daddario, age 7: My holiday tradition is when we take a family picture before we open our presents. I like it because I love taking pictures. I also like this tradition because Iím with my family. I just canít wait for Christmas.