At the NewsPress, we understand that Santa Claus has a lot of work to tonight, and we wanted to lend him a hand. Below are a few last-minute messages to Santa, courtesy of Westwood Elementary teachers Wendy Noftsger and Amanda Grimes’ first-grade classes.

Name: Chase

Age: 6

Dear Santa,

My name is Chase. How many reindeer do you have? I would like a football and a tee. I am six years old.

Love,

Chase!

Name: Morgan B.

Age: 6

Dear Santa,

I really want a locket and a family picture and do you really have Rudolph?

And I will put a picture of my family.

Love,

Morgan B.

Name: Trinity Willard

Age: 7

Dear Santa,

My name is Trinity. I am 7 years old. I want a PS2 for Christmas please.

Name: John-Andrew Cochran

Age: 7

Dear Santa,

My name is John-Andrew. I am 7 years old. Can I have a present? I want a DS. Can I have a Christmas stocking? God, I love you!

Love,

John-Andrew

Name: Kadyn Casteel

Age: 6

Dear Santa Claus,

My name is Kadyn. I am six years old. What I want for Christmas this year in my stocking is candy. And give some food for the people who don't have food. I go to Westwood Elementary School. My teacher is Miss Grimes. Happy Birthday Jesus!

Name: Kyra Shellhammer

Age: 6 1/2

Dear Santa,

My name is Kyra. I am 6 years old. I want people to have food who don't have food. I go to Westwood.

Love,

Kyra

Name: Haley Davenport

Age: 6

Dear Santa,

May I please have a Nintendo DSi? And a phone?

Love,

Haley Davenport

Name: Alexis

Age: 6

Dear Santa,

My name is Alexis. I am 6 years old. I want a Zhu Zhu Pet.

Love,

Alexis

Name: Ali

Age: 7

Dear Santa,

My name is Ali. I am seven years old. I want you to have a great Christmas. I want whatever you give me. How many reindeer do you have? Are your elves nice?

Love,

Ali Bellmer

Name: Grace Slavens

Age: 6

Dear Santa,

My name is Grace. I am 6 years old. I am giving you a present at Christmas Day. PS: Can you get me a Barbie Car and a kitchen set and a soccer ball? Happy Birthday God and Jesus.

Love,

Grace

Name: Kyra

Age: 7

Dear Santa,

My name is Kyra. I am 7 years old. I want fingerpaints. It looks like a lot of fun. I have been really good.

From Kyra

Name: Andrew

Age: 6

I have been good, Santa. Do I get my toy and Legos?

Love,

Andrew

Name: Sydney

Age: 6

I am six years old. I want for Christmas is a American Girl Doll and a Pillow Pet and a Makeup Girl.

Love,

Sydney

Name: Shay Nixon

Age: 6

Dear Santa,

I want a smartboard. I want a desk.

Love,

Shay

Name: Nicholas

Age: Six

Dear Santa,

My name is Nicholas. I am six years old. I hope you are doing good. I hope Mrs. Clause is doing good, too. I want a computer and Yoshi's Island and a video camera. How many reindeer do you have?

Love,

Nicholas

Name: Tyan Carney

Age: 7

Dear Santa,

Would you please get me a red digital camera. I am seven years old. My name is Tyan. I like you!

Love,

Tyan

Name: Eric Burns

Age: 7

Dear Santa,

My name is Eric Burns. I am seven years old. I am in first and my teacher is Miss Grimes and my school is Westwood Elementary. I like you giving presents to kids and to people who don't have food.

Love,

Eric

Name: Mason Bambrough

Age: 7

Hi Santa,

My school is called Westwood. Let's have a drive in your sleigh.

Love,

Mason

Name: Cole Ebert

Age: 7

Dear Santa,

My name is Cole. I am seven years old. Can I ride on your sleigh? And can you give people who don't have food some food? And a DSI XL for me? I am in Miss Grimes class.

Name: Dani Gragg

Age: 7

Dear Santa,

May I please have a DS and a Zhu Zhu Pet? And three art cases and some Barbie clothes and a Tangled Barbie that comes with a castle? And that's all for me. And my teacher's name is Miss Grimes and she is the best teacher ever. I go to Westwood Elementary.

Love,

Dani

Name: Brett Hall

Age: 7

Dear Santa,

Can you please give people that don't have food some food. And can you give me a Nintendo DS and a basketball goal and a scooter? Thank you! My name is Brett. I am 7 years old.

Name: Isabell Ley

Age: 7

Dear Santa,

My name is Isabell. I am seven. Please give presents to the people who can't afford presents for their kids. Can I ride in your sleigh? I go to Westwood. I am in Miss Grime's class. My favorite color is purple.

Name: Lindsey Lauvetz

Age: 7

Dear Santa,

My name is Lindsey. I am 7 years old. Can I have a mini smartboard? And my brother wants you to bring him an airsoft gun.

Love,

Lindsey

Name: Ethan Pitts

Age: 7

I want for Christmas a guitar and my sister to come for my Christmas and video games. That's it!

Love,

Ethan

Name: Carl Beard

Age: 6

Dear Santa,

My name is Carl. I am six years old. I want a play gun.

Love,

Carl

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