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CES students receive gift from PTO

| December 15, 2017

Jennifer Milligan, president of the PTO at Coshocton Elementary School, is pictured explaining to students the message behind the t-shirts they were given. At her left is Principal Dave Skelton and behind them are the kindergarteners who were getting ready to perform their Christmas show for the entire student body. Josie Sellers | Beacon

COSHOCTON – One town, one school, one family – that’s the message the PTO sent to students at Coshocton Elementary School with a special gift they gave to them and the staff.

The message was on gray t-shirts given out on Dec. 14 that everyone wore while they watched the kindergarteners perform their Christmas musical.

“This is the second year we’ve done this and we do it for two reasons,” said Jennifer Milligan, president of the PTO. “A lot of students don’t have a shirt to wear when we have spirit days and we want to get the message across that we are one unit here.”

PTO purchased a little more than 1,100 of the shirts and then sold almost another 1,000 for $5 each.

Principal Dave Skelton thanked PTO for the t-shirts and asked Milligan to come up on stage and address the students before the kindergarteners show.

“We just want to remind everyone to be kind and treat each other like we are one family,” she said.

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    Josie Sellers

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    I started my journalism career in 2002 with a daily newspaper chain. After various stops with them, I am happy to be back home! I graduated from Coshocton High School in 1998 and received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication in 2002 from Walsh University. I also earned several awards while working for daily papers, including being honored by Coshocton County’s veterans for the stories I wrote about them. I am honored and ready to once again shine a positive light on Coshocton County. I also am the proud mother of a little girl named Sophia!