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German Language Students Support Senior Health and Safety

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Students in German language classes at Massapequa High School recently did their part to promote health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. They made masks for staff and residents at the Plattduetsche Retirement Home, a German-American senior housing complex in Franklin Square.

World language teachers Dean Guarnaschelli and Brigitte Kahn said the school closure presented an opportunity for Massapequa’s German language students to reach out to local German-American seniors through a community service project while also maintaining social distancing. Students made the masks at home, with more than 100 delivered to Plattduetsche in early May.