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Hamilton School celebrates Thanksgiving with a fabulous feast

Hamilton School celebrates Thanksgiving with a fabulous feast

Students at Hamilton School gathered around to give thanks and appreciate one another before Thanksgiving break with a feast on Tuesday, November 21, 2023. The arrangement of food included turkey, fried chicken, mashed potatoes, vegetables, and various desserts brought by families from the school community. 

“This is a school-wide Thanksgiving feast for Hamilton School. Every class was asked to bring some sort of contribution whether it’s a meat, a vegetable, or a side dish,” said Kyrstyn Stewart, a second grade teacher at Hamilton School. “This is really building the community here and we're excited to put this together for the kids.” 

The first session was for the younger students who were eager to kick off the celebrations. Before getting their plates, children were able to decorate turkey hats and write down what they were thankful for. The next session was for the middle school students, who in the past have not participated in this event. These students had a slightly different arrangement of food for their feast including cranberry sauce, corn on the cob, and more.  

“I think this is really nice because before it wasn’t for all the students, so I’m glad they brought it for all the students now,” said Lauren Garner, seventh grade student at Hamilton School. “I’m really thankful for all the food that people brought for us today.” 

girl getting plate of food.
Girl eating corn on cob.
Students lined up to fill their plates.
Two students holding a full plate of food.
Basketball team, cheerleaders, administrators all smiling at the camera.

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