Juliana Leibenguth and her brother Tyler look for the perfect Christmas gift at Gockley Elementary School’s Lil’ Shopper’s Shoppe, held Dec. 12 in the gymnasium of the school.Press photos by Donna Gewertz
Getting a closer look at a potential gift is first-grader Selena Kratzer and her grandmother Cindy Herrmann.
Gockley Elementary first-grade student Aliya Cooper and her mom, Ronia Makdessi, show off their big basket of bargains during the school’s annual event, which benefits the PTO-PLUS organization.
Kindergarten student Bryce Black takes a break from shopping to let Santa and Mrs. Claus know exactly what is on his Christmas list.
Lexy Reenock takes her finds to the cash register for checkout while Christmas shopping. Bernadette Knotts, vice president of Whitehall-Coplay PTO-PLUS, which sponsored the event, performs customer service.
Hanging out at the festive entrance to the Lil’ Shopper’s Shoppe are, from left, Toni Fillman, president of the PTO-PLUS and dressed as Elf on the Shelf; kindergartner Clara Baus; Gockley Principal Denise Saylor; and kindergartner Landon Troxell.
On a quest for bargains are shoppers, from left, Liena Rezk; kindergartner Lydia Rafayel; Kerlos Rezk; and Mariam Agayebe.