Picnic celebrates a new school year

Principal Karen Manning cut the ribbon at the dedication of the new Playscape provided by the Sharon Center School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO). (From left) Alex Hunter, PTO Secretary; Kim Fallon, PTO Treasurer; Stacey Duncan, PTO V.P., SarahCoon, PTO President, Principal Karen Manning and Marilyn Yerks, PTO Past President. Photo by Asher Pavel

SHARON — Sharon Center School hosted a welcome back family picnic on Wednesday, Aug. 31. It was a chance for students, their families and school staff to celebrate the beginning of a new school year.

There was an extensive food buffet with donated edibles as well as grilled hamburgers and hot dogs. Attendees included all ages, from babies to senior citizens.

Principal Karen Manning said she did not know exactly how many people attended, “but it looks like a good-sized gathering.”

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