Shady Grove Elementary principal Kiersten Schnacke watched gift bags from Holy Communion pile up around the foyer Christmas tree Wednesday and quickly disappeared. By the time she reached her office door, tears were running down her face.
“I get emotional at all the things people do to help,” she said, steadying the stammer in her voice.
“If people only knew what this means to us.”
Thanks to the ingenuity of retired schoolteacher Carol Paterson, Holy...