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Field Day at Jackson-Feild

What do dunking booths and hula hoops have in common? They were both popular activities at Jackson-Feild’s annual Field Day on June 24. A warm, pleasant summer day was perfect for a variety of fun events and activities including sack races, water balloon buckets, face painting, bean bag toss and a T-shirt decorating contest.

The dunking booth was a favorite event as good natured staff members allowed the kids to try hits the bull’s eye and send them splashing into the water tank. Turn around was fair play when the students took their turn in the booth and their peers and staff had an opportunity to try to dunk them.

Kids snacked on popcorn, cotton candy and snow cones during morning activities. Everyone gathered under the shade trees to enjoy a delicious lunch of hamburgers, hot dogs, ribs and the all the fixings. No one left Field Day hungry.

The DJ, who is also a training specialist with JFBHS, provided lively music for dancing, sing alongs and musical games. Announcements by the DJ kept students focused on upcoming events and congratulated winners of various games and competitions. 

The week prior to Field Day the children celebrated “Spirit Week” with a Dress Up Mix/Match Day, Green and Gold Spirit Day, Hat Day, Casual Attire Day and Design A T-Shirt Day.

Students enjoyed working with the staff to plan this very special day – one they will be talking about for weeks to come. It was wonderful to see so many happy smiling faces.

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