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Gallery: Celebrating Jesus' birthday at Providence Heights Alpha School

| Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, 8:58 p.m.
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Providence Heights Alpha School fifth-grader Sarah Foody of Wexford, at left, tries to keep up with fifth-grader Anthony Warda of Cranberry while celebrating Jesus' birthday Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. As part of their celebration, the students focused on the qualities it takes to be a 'Provident' person -- proud, prompt, prepared, polite, productive and positive. The students learned how to do the dance the electric slide so they proudly could join other dancers at weddings. Randy Jarosz | For the North Journal
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Providence Heights Alpha School fourth-grader Andrew Lusebrink of Gibsonia shows off his dance moves while celebrating Jesus' birthday on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. As part of their celebration, the students focused on the qualities it takes to be a 'Provident' person -- proud, prompt, prepared, polite, productive and positive. The students learned how to do the dance the electric slide so they proudly could join other dancers at weddings. Randy Jarosz | For the North Journal
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Providence Heights Alpha School fourth-grader Allison Edwards of Gibsonia tries the limbo while celebrating Jesus' birthday Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Randy Jarosz | For the North Journal
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Providence Heights Alpha School second-graders, from left, CJ Rieder of Cranberry, Jacob Lowry of Gibsonia and Patrick McCarthy of McCandless, wrap diapers, a bottle, a blanket and clothing for the Catholic Charities Roselia program while celebrating Jesus' birthday last month. As part of their celebration, the students focused on the qualities it takes to be a 'Provident' person -- proud, prompt, prepared, polite, productive and positive. The students learned what families need to be prepared for a newborn by putting together baskets of donations for Catholic Charities' Roselia program for homeless single mothers and pregnant women. Randy Jarosz | For the North Journal
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Providence Heights Alpha School first-grader Emily Seiff of Gibsonia constructs a 'Positive Box' while celebrating Jesus' birthday Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. . As part of their celebration, the students focused on the qualities it takes to be a 'Provident' person -- proud, prompt, prepared, polite, productive and positive. The children were encouraged to write as many positive things as they could think of to put in their Positive Boxes and then pull out a piece of paper each night during the holiday season to discuss each positive thing with their families. Randy Jarosz | For the North Journal

Students at Providence Heights Alpha School in McCandless spent Dec. 21, their last day of school before Christmas vacation, celebrating Jesus' birthday. As part of their celebration, the students focused on the qualities it takes to be a “Provident” person — proud, prompt, prepared, polite, productive and positive — and participated in activities related to each of the qualities.

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