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Christmas came early for hundreds of refugee family students at four Erie elementary schools.  Students from Collegiate Academy delivered holiday school supplies and clothing baskets to about 500 children at Wayne, Diehl, McKinely and Pfeiffer-Bureleigh schools.

 The baskets contained books, markers, crayons and other supplies, plus winter clothing items including hats, gloves and scarves. The entire Collegiate Academy community donated the items to help the students new to Erie.

Collegiate teacher Russell Taylor said, "It gets everybody involved. Everyone in the school and all the teachers. We have 44 homerooms at Collegiate and everyone participated and brought something in."

 Each of the baskets was filled with at least 15 different items.

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