PHOTO AND VIDEO FEATURE: Madri Gras at St. Francis School
Abbey Schreake 8, a second-grade student at St. Francis School takes aim at the bean bag toss game as the annual Mardi Gras carnival gets into full swing Friday at the school. (H-W Photo/ Steve Bohnstedt)
Posted: Feb. 9, 2013 2:27 am Updated: Feb. 23, 2013 3:15 am
Fun, games, and purple, green and yellow were on the agenda Friday, Feb. 8, when St. Francis School in Quincy held its annual Madri Gras carnival.
Cooper heads down the hallway in Baldwin West for another day of school. He's focused. He's friendly. He's furry. Cooper, a golden doodle, is teacher Erin Armbruster's trained therapy dog, and his pawprints reach beyond just her classroom. "He helps out the students. He's a very good dog," fifth-grader Myles Cain said.