CLARION TWP. -- Ms. Kalinowski's third-grade students at Clarion-Limestone Elementary School wrote the following letters to Santa Claus:

Dear Santa, This year I would like you to bring my family a dog because my siblings and I have wanted a dog for years now. This year I want you to bring the world more video games because I play a lot of video games. And if you are not too busy this year the one thing I would like for myself is a brand new farm toy combine. Sincerely, Tucker

Dear Santa, This year I would like you to bring my family, good luck, and joy because, we have bad luck sometimes and we are mostly not joyful. This year, I hope you can bring the children, and familys' happiness around the world because you give joy and happiness to the whole entire world. And one thing if you're not too busy, I would like a white rabbit for Christmas. From Ryver

Dear Santa, This year I would like you to bring my family joy, happiness, love and the best Christmas ever! Because we should be surrounded by family and Christmas is the best time of the year. This year I hope that you can bring all the kids in the world what they want for Christmas so that they are happy! Because everybody should be happy at this time of year. And if you are not too busy Santa, the one thing that I want for myself is the best Christmas ever! Love, Sawyer

Dear Santa, This year I would like you to bring my family books to read. I would like for you to bring God to the world, and for myself I would like a notebook and a pencil for Christmas. Dante

Dear Santa, This year I would like you to bring my family a tiny little white and black puppy. I want the puppy to be a beegle. Puppies are cute, cuddly and soft. Also Santa, I want you to bring joy and happiness to the world because everyone deserves to be happy. And if you are not to busy Santa, the one thing that I would like for myself is a one wheeler because I always wanted one. From, Jason

Dear Santa, This year for my family I would like joy and kindness, because my whole family has gotten sick. This year I hope that you can bring the world happiness and joy because some people don't believe in Santa. And if you have time, the one thing that I would like for myself is a space projector. Love, Leighton Ho Ho Ho!

Dear Santa, This year I would like you to bring my family money to pay the bills. I would like you to bring the world magic, so that I can bring back my dogs. And if it is not too much to ask, please bring me some Pokemon cards for Christmas. Love, Toran

Dear Santa, This year I would like you to bring to my family happiness, joy, love, and a new chair because I think my family really deserves it, and they want a new living room chair for Christmas. This year I hope that you can bring the world toys for people that don't have any and some new Covid vaccines because Christmas is supposed to be for everyone and people keep getting sick. And if you are not busy Santa, the one thing that I would like for myself is a phone. Dillan

Dear Santa, I would want a baby husky for my family. For the world I would want clean oceans. For me I would like a phone. Dudley

Dear Santa, For Christmas I want a bed for my older brother because it is very close to the ceiling. This year I hope you can end the Covid virus because people are dying. And if you are not too busy Santa, the one thing that I would like for myself is peace. Zackery

Dear Santa Claus, This year I would like you to bring my mom, Shyla ink for her printer, for my dad, Casey, tools and for my brother, Lucian games. Because my dad fixes things and my mom has a printer for work and my brother likes to play games. This year I hope you can bring joy and love to the world. Because I do not think the world has enough joy and love. And I would be ever thankful if you get me the PS5. Love, Lillian

Dear Santa Claus, This is my Christmas list: this year I would like you to bring my family: coronavirus killing machines, because my whole family has coronavirus. This year I hope that you can bring happiness to everyone because everyone needs happiness including you. And if you have enough time, the one thing I would like is better hunting gear. That's all santa! Brady

Dear Santa, This year what I would like you to bring to my family is love and my grandma to be alive and okay, because we need love. This year I hope that you can bring the world love, kindness, joy and fun. Because it's important to give love. And please bring me an ipad. Thank you so much. Faith

Dear Santa Claus, This year I would like you to bring my mom a golden retriever, because I want her to be happy and I think a new puppy would make her happy. I would also like you to give all the kids their wishes. Lastly, I would like a PS5 for Christmas. Caden

Dear Santa Claus, This year I would like you to bring my family dog treats for my dog Niala because she is really spoiled. To find one of my old ducks feathers because my old duck died, and to get my bunnies to trust me more because I would like to spend more time with them. I would like you to bring more money because my mom struggles with the bills and food, and this year I hope you can bring the covid 19 vaccine because I want people to not

suffer and so more people would survive. And if you are not too busy Santa, the one thing I want is the new ipad air pro for me to start a youtube career. Savannah

Dear Santa, This year I would like you to bring my family more video games because we like to play video games. I would like for you to bring joy to the world because we need more joy. If you could please bring me a skateboard for Christmas. Jasper

Dear Santa Claus, This year I would like you to bring my mom some coloring books, my dad a new coffee cup, and my brother new Logos. I would like you to bring the world a good Christmas, and for myself, I would like dolls with extra clothes. Sahara

Dear Santa Claus, This year I would like you to bring my family a hoverboard because we have been wanting a new one since last Christmas. I also hope that you can bring happiness to the world because not every person has been happy. Lastly Santa, if you are not too busy I would like a new filming camera. Anna

Dear Santa Claus, This year I would like you to bring my parents new deck supplies. Because my dad spends most of his time getting stuff for the deck, my dad is working when it's snowing. I want you to bring happiness to the world this year. There are a lot of people who are sad. I think they should be happy. If you aren't that busy I want one thing: a new makeup kit. I like to play around with makeup and my old one is really really messy. From, Sutton

Dear Santa Claus, This year I would like you to bring my family love, joy, happiness, and peace for us all. Because my family has been through a lot. There was a car crash down below the UPMC building. My uncle has broken bones. This year I hope that Santa can bring the world peace, love, joy, and gratefulness. Because the world is a good place we can make it better. The one thing I want is a new bike. Sophia

Dear Santa Claus, This year I would like you to bring happiness to my house and family. Because sometimes me and my sister fight. Sometimes mom and dad fight. I want Santa to bring peace and love. If there is peace and love there will be no more wars between countries. There needs to be peace between EVERYONE. And if you are not busy Santa, the one thing that I would like for myself is a trampoline. Your little friend, Adalyn

KNOX The Clarion Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Spec. Ross A. McGinnis Post and Auxiliary 2145 announces Gina M. Clark, an eighth-grade reading teacher at Keystone High School in Knox, as a winner of the Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher award.

KNOX - Knox Lions Club October Student of the Month is Owen Easton a senior at Keystone High School who was presented with his certificate of achievement and monetary gift by Lion Bill Black.

FRILLS CORNERS - North Clarion School District will hold its annual Veterans Day assembly at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, in the high school gymnasium and at the Veterans Memorial Park located between the high school and elementary buildings.

CLARION - Clarion University Physics Department will present Stars over Clarion at 7 and 8 p.m. Nov. 4 in Donald D. Peirce Planetarium, located in Grunenwald Science and Technology Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

CLARION - Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education, working with the State System Foundation, has taken a major step to help prevent dropout among at-risk students by launching the Keystone Extraordinary Emergency Program (KEEP).

KNOX - Knox Lions Club September Student of the Month is Leia Bauer a senior at Keystone High School who was presented with her certificate of achievement and monetary gift by Lion Bill Black.

CLARION - The 2021-22 Clarion University Theatre season will open Sept. 22 with "Laughing Wild," a comedy by Christopher Durang. The production will run at 8 p.m. from Sept. 22 to 25, with a 2 p.m. matinee performance on Sept. 26, all in Marwick-Boyd Little Theatre.

CLARION - Brianna Van Tassel, a recent graduate of Keystone High School and Emma Smith a recent graduate of Clarion-Limestone High School each received a $500 scholarship from the Kiwanis Club of Clarion during a program held in June.

CLARION - Clarion University Physics Department will present Stars over Clarion at (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) 7 p.m. Sept. 2 in Donald D. Peirce Planetarium, located in Grunenwald Science and Technology Center.

CLARION - Clarion University's TRIO Talent Search has been awarded a five-year grant through the U.S. Department of Education. Disbursed in annual installments of $463,217, the grant totals $2,316,085 and provides funding the program from September 2021 through August 2026.

CLARION - Need to brush up on your test-taking skills or gain assistance reviewing for the SAT or ACT? Clarion University's Educational Talent Search will host two SAT review sessions in Ralston Hall, Clarion Campus.