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Having Fun and Giving Back

St. Dominic celebrates it’s long awaited six day Thanksgiving break

St. Dominic’s Thanksgiving break is right around the corner! As break gets closer, the students, faculty, and staff prepare to wind down, on their newly six day break. The two extra days off were awarded to the school for going above and beyond, in last week’s Crusader Raffle ticket sales.

During the break, some Crusaders plan on keeping their family traditions alive for the holiday. 

“I plan on spending my Thanksgiving break with my cousins that are coming in from out of town. We all go to my grandma’s house to hangout and eat together. Aside from family things, I also have baseball practice that week,” Lucas Wolff said.

Students also see this time as a way to catch up on sleep, and restore their energy to make it through the next three and a half weeks before the long awaited Christmas break.

“With our extra days off, I’m definitely going to be sleeping in and lounging around the house,” Jenna Warren said.

Some students are celebrating special occasions other than the traditional holiday of Thanksgiving.

“Actually, on my Thanksgiving break I’ll be turning 18. To celebrate, my family and I plan on going out to eat together,” Haley Cannavan said.

Although most of the St. Dominic community plan on spending time with their family in the comfort of their homes, others plan on getting into the holiday spirit by giving back. 

“Last year, my two grandchildren and I started a Christmas fundraiser and we wanted to keep it going this year. We set up this little booth that has hot chocolate, Christmas sweaters, craft items, and popcorn. New this year, however, are bounce houses, which my boys are particularly excited about. The best thing about all of it, is that all the proceeds go to St. Vincent De Paul,” Mrs. Garrett said.

Details for this event include; where: 23130 South Stracks Church Rd., Wright city, MO 63390,

when: Saturday, November 25, and time: 10:00-2:00

Whether you spend the break sleeping in, visiting relatives, or giving back, we’re all excited for the much needed time off. However, if you’re looking for something else to do over the break you can always catch some basketball games, girls and boys at home. Stay safe and have fun! 

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Ava Pritt, Staff Writer
Ava Pritt is a Junior at St. Dominic. She is involved with cheer and track and field here at St. Dominic. Outside of school she enjoys hanging out with her dad at baseball games and going on vacations to the beach.

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