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Pacie Krause and her mom, Stephanie, work together to create a yummy-looking gingerbread house at Akin Road Elementary School last Friday. Making gingerbread houses is an annual event at the school.

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It might be a little hard to build a house when most of your supplies are being eaten, but somehow, kindergarteners at Akin Road Elementary School figured out a way.


Granted, the houses they were building were gingerbread houses. Paired up with parents, grandparents, family friends, aunts or uncles, the kindergarteners set to putting graham crackers and frosting to good use Dec. 17.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard joined the Woodbury Bulletin staff in November, 2014, after 14 years covering news for the Bulletin's sister publication, the Farmington Rosemount Independent Town Pages.  Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the American Legion Auxiliary Clifford Larson Unit 189 of Farmington, and is the 2014-15 Third District President to the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Minnesota. Michelle is also the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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