Hillside Grade School’s 5th annual Barnes and Noble night

Hillside Grade School's fifth annual Barnes and Noble night featured student artwork. (Photo courtesy of Hillside Grade School)

The Building Level Team of Hillside Grade School held its fifth annual Barnes and Noble Night on February 15th at the Carle Place location.

The event was organized by reading teacher, Lauren Fretto.

The book fair was helped Hillside Grade School earn free books.

There were many activities throughout the evening including performances by student storytellers and students in the orchestra, chorus, and band.

Student musicians played at the event.
(Photo courtesy of Hillside Grade School)

There was a display of student artwork, a book hunt around the store which children completed for a prize, a Barnes and Noble gift card raffle and a bookmark coloring station.

Hillside’s school mascot, Sparky, even made a guest appearance.

Children’s books were also collected and will be donated to the patients of Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde Park.

It was a night enjoyed by the students, families, and the teachers and staff of Hillside Grade School.

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