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Wrenshall News: Christmas tea was a big deal


December 25, 2020

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A program from the 1964 tea has been preserved.

With so many folks missing their regular holiday gatherings this year, James Sheetz wanted to share one of his favorite traditions from his time at Wrenshall School. In the 1960s, home economics teacher Joan Urbanski worked with her students to put together a Christmas tea, complete with handmade recipe books. Urbanski still lives in the area.

Sheetz asked Audrey (Olson Seboe) Kavanaugh, class of 1965, to reminisce:

"I loved everything about it," she said. "Starting with baking and decorating all the different cookies and candies to decorating the classroom tables into beautiful Christmas...

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