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JFK Middle School In Enfield Transforms 30-Year Halloween Tradition Into Fundraiser

JFK Middle School In Enfield Transforms 30-Year Halloween Tradition Into Fundraiser

Students at John F. Kennedy Middle School have celebrated Halloween with a costume parade for 30 years, but Monday, students donned costumes to raise money for charities.

The goal, JFK Principal Steven Sargalski said, is to incorporate a civic duty component into the longstanding costume parade tradition. Sargalski said he hopes this is only the first year of a tradition to help charities through the Haloween parade. This year Sargalski said he hopes the school raises $1,000 for those living in the southern U.S. who were affected by Hurricane Matthew. Students were asked to donate $1 if they wanted to dress up. With over 1,000 students at JFK , Sargalski said he hopes to reach the...

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