Letters to Santa

by Celia Shortt

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Santa shared letters and artwork from Coweta County students before taking them to the North Pole. 


By Celia Shortt celia@newnan.com

Despite having a busy year, Coweta County students were able to take time to write letters to Santa Claus. Before taking them to the North Pole, he allowed The Newnan Times-Herald staff a special preview of what the youngsters wanted to tell him and what they wanted for Christmas.

Here is a sampling of the letters (appearing as written) Mr. Claus received this year from Coweta County students.

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Dear Santa,

The best kind of animal to pull yore sleigh on Chismas is a dragon. Dragon’s have great eye sight. They have wings. They are big. Dragon’s will keep you warm. Pick a dragon this year.

Love, Isabella, Elm Street Elementary

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Dear Santa,

How are you doing? I have been really good this year. I have helped in my classroom and I made my dad feel better when he had the cold. What I want for Christmas is a balance beam and a Kittin I want the Kittin to be black and white and the color of the Kittins eyes is brown

Love,

AvaKate, Atkinson Elementary

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Have are you doing? Are the elves helping you make toys? I am doing good. I have been a good girl this year. I would like a lunch box for Christmas and anad a Ipad and some books and some thing for my teacher becus she is nice to me.

Love,

MaKayla, Elm Street Elementary

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Daer Santa

Happy Holidays! My name is Summer Lane. I live in Newnan, Georgia. I wanted to let you know the things I’ve done really well this year. I wokd hard in school. I am sweet to my parents. I tolde my parents I lvoe them. I hope you think I have been good enough to get a few Christmas wishes. I would like a bow and arrow set. I wont a pink camoe short. I am very excited about your visit! I promise to leave out some cookes and milk for you to snack on! Please give my favorite reindeer Rudolph a big hug for me.

Merry Christmas!

Love Your Pal,

Summer Lane, Atkinson Elementary

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Dear Santa,

Aren’t you getting bored with those boy reindeer? Does are prettier don’t you think? Come on Santa? Aren’t you getting bored of the antlers bloking your view? Won’t it be more fair to the girls to fly this year?

Love,

Emma, Elm Street Elementary School

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Dear Santa,

The best kind of animal to pull your sleigh on Christmas is an elephant. Reason 1 they are strong. Reason 2 if Santa is thirsty it will squirt water. Please use an elephant!!

Sincerely,

Ariel

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Mr. Claus also shared some of the creative and colorful artwork students had shared with him.



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