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BOCES Summer School Students Celebrate with A Luau

In authentic Hawaiian clothing, Jessica Bohne is joined by Oswego County BOCES Special Education Teacher Marian Becker for one of the many fun activities during the Summer School Luau.
In authentic Hawaiian clothing, Jessica Bohne is joined by Oswego County BOCES Special Education Teacher Marian Becker for one of the many fun activities during the Summer School Luau.

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MEXICO, NY – Oswego County BOCES Special Education Department celebrates the end of summer school with a Hawaiian-themed Ho`olaule`a or celebration.

Traditional Hawaiian music played as students and staff gathered for an afternoon of food and fun.

Alex Maryinuk helps Kathy Rose, Oswego County BOCES Special Education Teaching Assisting, decorate for the Hawaiian Luau.
Alex Maryinuk helps Kathy Rose, Oswego County BOCES Special Education Teaching Assisting, decorate for the Hawaiian Luau.

Learning about the Hawaiian culture, students dined on authentic Hawaiian cuisine and donned name tags with their first names translated to Hawaiian.

Following the feast, students dashed from activity to activity; bouncing balls into coconut cups, bowling, throwing fruit through rings, and tossing bean bags onto a game board.

Taking a break from the flurry of activities, some students gathered to watch a slide show of pictures from their time in the summer school program.