Thursday, December 16, 2010

Advent Calendar 2010: December 16 – Christmas at School

Christmas at School

What did you or your ancestors do to celebrate Christmas at school? Were you ever in a Christmas Pageant?


[Note: This post originally ran during the Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories in December 2009]


Having attended Catholic school, we always had a Christmas pageant. One of them I particularly remember was during the third grade. I played an angel. My Aunt Helen made my costume for me. I had the big gold wings, long white robe and halo.


I don't have any musical or acting talent so these pageants were never really my thing. But we all thought it was great to miss a Math or Science class now and then to practice for the pageant.


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