Academy Chatter: What is your favorite Christmas memory?

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Alex Broullire, senior: “My favorite Christmas memory is going to my grandparents’ house in upper Michigan and spending time with my family.” 

Alex Roach, senior: “Going to Milwaukee to visit my family and going sledding.”

Erik Sack, sophomore: “I really enjoy opening presents with my family.”

Brian Bobinski, teacher: “I would say I have two. One personally was being at my grandparents’ house celebrating our Polish traditions. The other would be the first Christmas my son was old enough to really appreciate Christmas.”

Will Kapic, sophomore: “Going to New York for Christmas break.”

Gioia Cumicek, senior: “When I was young my Christmas memory was when I would go visit my great grandma with my cousins.”

Tola Adejumo, junior: “When I got an iCarly CD player and the My World 2.0 album by Justin Bieber in 2011.”

Melanie Burnell, junior: “Waking up on Christmas morning to see my cat had climbed the tree.”

Corbin Skinner, senior “Opening all my sister’s presents after she yelled at me.”

Tim Turek, junior: “Getting presents and eating.”

Yana Williams, senior: “I go to Florida with my family every year.”

Leya Abujamra, senior: “Spending time with my cousins and siblings on Christmas Eve.”

Noah Sternig, senior: “Spending Christmas in Door County.”

Mattea Vecera, senior: “Waking up before my brothers and sorting our gifts.”

Helena Parmar, senior: “When all of my cousins would come up from Milwaukee for Christmas and we would all get matching jammies and bake cookies on Christmas Eve.”

Elizabeth Hoeppner, senior: “Going to cut down our first real tree and getting very lost and then giving up to go get hot chocolate and then going back and finding it on the first try.” 

Abby Heyroth, senior: “Waking up and knowing that I get to spend the day with my family and just be lazy hanging around the house and watching movies.” 

Rio O’Toole, senior: “I woke up earlier than everybody and went downstairs and the first thing I saw was my cat in the tree and seconds later it fell over.” 

Lydia Sladek, senior: “Spending time with my whole family. It is nice that everyone is able to be together again.” 

Ian Ernst, senior: “Always waking my parents up early by jumping on their bed.” 

Jack Gagnon, junior: “I fell off a sled during a sled ride.”

Sammy Opichka, junior: “Going to a movie with my family every year.”

Georgia Gregoire, junior: “Opening presents.”

Isaac Johnson, junior: “When I was in the Bahamas with my family in 2018!”

Will Zellner, junior: “Playing games with my family in our matching Christmas PJs on Christmas Eve.”

Katie Vercateren, sophomore: “On Christmas Eve I go to my dad’s side of the family and we eat in candlelight , and then we open presents and watch the Christmas Story. Have a good time with my family.”

Soo-Yin Brown, sophomore: “Going to Wisconsin Dells with my grandparents, aunt and uncle, and cousins when I was in 3rd grade.”

Carlene Goral, sophomore: “Hanging out with my family and doing Secret Santa.”

Lauren Schauer, senior:” My family every year goes to get a Christmas tree at the tree farm and we cut down a real tree.’”

Nick Massabni, sophomore: “The one year where the first time it snowed all year was on Christmas.”

Sean Manning, sophomore: “Always spending the holidays with my grandparents.”

Nick Bumgardner, sophomore: “Opening presents in the morning with my family.”

Triston Behrend, sophomore: “Sledding in the UP.”

Chris Charles, sophomore: “Just spending time with my family.”

Joshua Revolinsky, junior:  “I shot a nerf gun once and turned off the tv.”

Nathan Weslow, junior:  “I can’t remember what I had for breakfast. How would I remember that?”

Josh Goral, junior:  “When I got my Mac book.”

Nathan Witte, junior: “Getting my brand new nintendo device.”

Stanley Bailey, junior:  “When I was about seven I got my first $100 bill.”