The Ascension Advocate’s Classroom Spotlight this week is Megan White’s second-grade at St. John Primary School in Prairieville. The students were asked:

  • What is your favorite holiday of the year and why?
  • ANTHONY AUTHEMENT: “Easter, because we get to find eggs and open them and see what is in them.”
  • HAYLEY CAVALIER: “Christmas, because we get presents and because it is Jesus’ birthday.”
  • RILAN DELANEUVILLE: “Christmas, because we get bunches of presents.”
  • COLE FISHER: “Halloween, because we get lots of candy, and I get to go to my friend’s neighborhood because I don’t have one, and we get to dress up and say ‘trick or treat.’ ”
  • ANDREW FONTENOT: “Christmas, because Santa comes and he brings lots of presents.”
  • ABBY GUIDRY: “Halloween, because we get to trick or treat and wear costumes.”
  • PARKER HOYLE: “Halloween, because the teachers get to dress up in funny or scary costumes.”
  • RYANN JOHNSON: “Christmas, because it’s on Jesus’ birthday.”
  • COOPER LADNER: “Halloween and Christmas, because we get to dress up on Halloween, and Santa comes and brings presents on Christmas.”
  • BELLA LEBLANC: “Christmas, because it’s Jesus’ birthday, and sometimes it might snow and I could go outside and play in it.”
  • BROOKLYN MATHERNE: “Christmas, because we get to open lots of presents, and I like to sleep late. Mom is proud of me and she takes pictures. We celebrate and have a good dinner.”
  • JOHNNY MCCARTY: “Christmas, because we get prizes from Santa, and we leave cookies and milk for him.”
  • BROOKS MONICA: “Christmas, because I get lots of candy and new clothes.”
  • DEVIN OALMANN: “Christmas, because we get presents.”
  • BRODIE PORTEOUS: “Fourth of July, because we can pop fireworks and there is a festival and a fair.”
  • MADELINE RICHARD: “Christmas, because it’s Jesus’ birthday.”
  • TAYLOR RICHARD: “Christmas, because we get presents and toys, and my mom records it, and I can always remember December.”
  • MADDYN RICHTER: “Christmas, because we get lots of presents and because Santa is nice.”
  • WILLIAM TRAVIS: “Christmas, because we get lots of presents and it’s time to celebrate Jesus’ birthday.”