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Miller students deliver holiday cards to retirement community

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Miller Middle School students who delivered cards to The Embers retirement community on December 16 are pictured. From left, Sarah Mbiya, Myriam Rodriguez Macias, Ruth Tha, Paw Eh Htoo, Ba Blut and teacher Shawna Hutchison.

Students in a newcomer English Language Learners class at Miller Middle School learned  how to spread holiday cheer on December 16.

The students, along with their teacher Shawna Hutchison, delivered more than 100 holiday cards they made to residents and staff at The Embers retirement community in Marshalltown.

“The students decided to do this project to spread joy to others in the community,” Hutchison said. “Many of the residents expressed gratitude and even have them displayed outside their doors.”