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Perley Elementary students paint mural

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Students have been busy at a Michiana elementary school, trying to beautify their building.

Sunday, Perley Elementary students worked with their parents and Notre Dame athletes to paint a mural that will be mounted outside the building.

Every elementary classroom drew a picture of what Perley meant to them and the mural is a collage of all those images. For the past couple Sundays Notre Dame athletes helped students trace the pictures and paint, all so that every one can enjoy the picture when it's finished.

"I think a lot of it is showing the community what we do at Perley on the inside, on the outside of our building and getting the community involved and letting other people know, like the Notre Dame athletes what goes on here and what great things are happening here," says Kathleen Staton-Neubauer, a Perley parent.

They hope to mount the mural by early May.

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