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Franke Park Elementary School students sing The Twelve Days of Christmas during a sing-along

Feliz Navidad!

Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette
Franke Park Elementary School kindergarteners Brissia Tienda, left, Elizabeth Gonzalez, and first-grader Mario Flores listen to kindergartner Carlos Perez Jr. sing Feliz Navidad during a Christmas sing-along at school on Friday. Fort Wayne Community Schools students are off until Jan. 6.