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Third grader Alexandra Miskie, 8, walks with her grandmother, Sandra Miskie, a 20-year cancer survivor, May 3, during an American Cancer Society Relay Recess at Stetson Elementary School. Alexandria Miskie’s paternal grandmother died of breast and lung cancer. Sandra Miskie had also been diagnosed with cancer, and given a two-week life expectancy. “If I didn’t fight 20 years ago,” she said, walking with her family during the relay, “I wouldn’t have been here to see my grandchildren.”
I pledge my support to bring SMAC! to life for my Mom, Leslie Lehrman. Seven year survivor of lung cancer. Nope, you do not have to smoke to get lung cancer. ANYONE can get it.
Students walk with a banner May 8 during the second annual Relay Recess at Stetson Elementary School in Falcon School District 49. More than 600 preschool-fifth grade students from the school sang "We Are the World," many using American Sign Language, and then walked around a neighboring park. Ahead of the event, they raised money for the American Cancer Society. The American Cancer Society's Relay Recess provides elementary schools an abbreviated version of its Relay For Life.
Stetson Elementary School students hold a Relay Recess banner May 3, before an American Cancer Society Relay Recess at Stetson Elementary School. Kindergarten-fifth grade students spent Spirit Week, April 30-May 4, learning about healthy lifestyles and raising cancer awareness. The two final days' events include a Relay Recess, an abbreviated version of the ACS’s national signature activity, Relay For Life. Stetson Elementary School is holding the only Relay Recess in Colorado Springs.