Bellmore Halloween Festivities Delight

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Popular book personas, fairytale characters and superheroes paraded across the Reinhard stage to the delight of parents during the school’s annual Book Character Parade, held on Oct. 31. The students posed for a photo with their teachers before marching around the auditorium to their seats, where they participated in a sing-along of Halloween tunes.

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Joseph Famularo said the annual tradition, which has taken place at Reinhard for 20 years, “not only allows for students to display their creativity, but ties in with the district’s literacy initiatives.”

Prior to the Halloween festivities, students in grades K-2 visited the PTA-sponsored pumpkin patch. Each class estimated the weight of their pumpkins, guessed the total number of candy corns in a jar and took a class photo with their bright orange gourds.