Students and staff at Schaghticoke Middle School in New Milford will participate in the annual crane-a-thon in the art room Dec. 15 from 2:15 to 4 p.m.

The event, led by Trudy Cox, will feature the folding of as many paper cranes as possible. The cranes will be distributed to New Milford and Danbury hospitals, specifically the cancer care centers and the children's floors.