Matchbox crosses

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Rice Lake School Crosses.03132014Second-grade students at St. Joseph School, Rice Lake, prepare for Lent by making crosses from matchsticks. Pictured are (from left) Grandma Marge Schmidt, Ashley VonArx, Charlotte Randall and Rayna Oestreich. “Parents burn the matchsticks at home and then send them with their student to school to create these lovely crosses,” said Principal Jill Bennett. “They are hung in the classroom during Lent before being sent home. Students remember this project for years to come!” (Submitted photo)

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