It was a gorgeous autumn day for the North Shore Schools 2016 Homecoming Celebration on Saturday, Oct. 29. From toddlers to senior residents, the celebration offered something fun for everyone. To top off the success of the day, the North Shore Vikings football team for triumphed over Cold Spring Harbor, 35 to 21.
To kick off the day, numerous students, faculty, parents and community members, enthusiastically lined up at Glenwood Landing School wearing maroon and white. Leading the parade was the American Legion Glenwood Landing Post 336 followed by the North Shore cheerleading team, NSHS drum line directed by David Soto, high school Robotics Club, Board of Education including Superintendent Dr. Edward Melnick, assistant superintendent for instruction Rob Chlebicki, and assistant superintendent for business Olivia Buatsi, the Booster Club, Viking Foundation, Kiwanis Club, High School PTO along with Principal Albert Cousins, Girl Scouts Troop 141 and the Glenwood Landing/Sea Cliff Fire Department.
The parade culminated at the high school where K-12 students participated in a Homecoming Carnival with fun games for all ages. It included inflatables, face painting, a train ride for young children, a photo booth, obstacle course, DJ, and much more.
At 1:15 p.m., the large crowd moved into Stadium Field for the pre-game show including the K-1 Fun Run, K-5 Football Clinic, Pulse dance performances, cheerleaders and the exciting Viking Football game. At 2 p.m., the Vikings took to the field to a thunderous round of applause by all those in the stands. The Vikings had an exciting victory, beating Cold Spring Harbor in an exciting high-scoring game.
—Submitted by North Shore School District