St. John’s School first-graders, from left, Marco Alvarez, Samantha Armstrong, Hope Kaihatu and Cynthia Meyers show off some of the 500 pair socks the first-graders collected for the needy. Led by first-grade teachers Ernescia Torricer and Kelly Sondo, the youngsters held the sock drive in December as part of a Community Service Project. Courtesy photo
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