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#BetterTogether: Class Act with Chris Wragge kicks off 13-hour dance-a-thon at Cardinal Spellman High School in the Bronx

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NEW YORK -- Class Act with Chris Wragge was at Cardinal Spellman High School in the Bronx to help kick off their dance-a-thon Friday.

The 13-hour event raises money for the school's more than 50 clubs. 

See live updates below for the latest. 

 

Update on fundraising effort

Class Act update: Cardinal Spellman raises $26k 01:03

CBS2 has learned Cardinal Spellman High School raised $26,000 for its more than 50 clubs through last week's dance-a-thon. Way to go!

By CBS New York Team
 

What a morning

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Chris named honorary STAR

Cardinal Spellman makes Chris Wragge honorary STAR 01:58

Organizers surprised Chris with some school swag and made him an honorary STAR.

By CBS New York Team
 

Principal beaming with pride for school band

Cardinal Spellman making their principal proud 03:25

We hear from Cardinal Spellman High School Principal Jeri Faulker about the school's legendary band and why it's near and dear to her.

By CBS New York Team
 

Alumni spotlight: Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor

Cardinal Spellman alumni spotlight: Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor 00:34

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor once walked the halls of Cardinal Spellman High School and was the Class of 1972 valedictorian. 

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Strong early morning showing

Strong early morning showing at Cardinal Spellman 03:21

The man behind the dance-a-thon, Director of Clubs and Activities Rick Quintana, tells Chris Wragge he's touched by the students' response. 

By CBS New York Team
 

Can you spot Chris?

Class Act with Chris Wragge dances into Cardinal Spellman High School 00:43

Watch Chris Wragge dance along with the students as they step things up.

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Cardinal Spellman comes together for its clubs

Cardinal Spellman comes together for its clubs 03:29

We hear from Cardinal Spellman High School President Dan O'Keefe and Hall of Fame track star Simone Brown about the school's more than 50 clubs that stand to benefit from the fundraiser. 

By CBS New York Team
 

Meet the man behind the decks

Class Act with Chris Wragge: Mr. Q leading Cardinal Spellman's dance-a-thon 06:29

Director of Clubs and Activities, Rick Quintana, has been providing great service to his students for the last 19 years.

Mr. Q, as the kids call him, will be DJing for 13 hours straight Friday. The kids love him, and they trust he can lift the dance to new heights.

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By Chris Wragge
 

Join the party

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Class Act with Chris Wragge at Cardinal Spellman High School CBS2

If you would like to help the school reach its fundraising goal, CLICK HERE

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