A haunting we will go…

PINE PLAINS — Something wicked breezed through the Pine Plains Central School District (PPCSD) on Friday, Oct. 15, as the Pine Plains Elementary PTA hosted its second annual Boo Thru at Seymour Smith Intermediate Learning Center.

Local children and their families were invited to dress up and come out for tricks or treats, while district residents were invited to decorate their cars for an early Halloween celebration. The line-up for the Boo Thru started at the Pine Plains firehouse at 6:15 p.m., drawing almost 200 cars in attendance.

As the Boo Thru took off, spectators admired the spook-tacular variety of floats and displays set up throughout the Seymour Smith parking lot as well as the students’ creativity with their Halloween costumes.

Thanking the PPCSD staff as well as the Pine Plains Police Department, the Pine Plains Hose Co. and the local community for pulling off another fantastic parade, the Pine Plains Elementary PTA stated via its Facebook page, “Life can throw many curves, but when you have a community like ours, anything is possible.”

— Kaitlin Lyle

With a few candles, skulls and potion ingredients at their disposal, a trio of young witches in the making offered some toil and trouble at their Boo Thru display.  Photo courtesy of the Pine Plains Elementary PTA

Dressed for Halloween a little early, a group of local students greeted incoming Boo Thru spectators from atop an enormous red Radio Flyer float. Photo courtesy of the Pine Plains Elementary PTA

With a few candles, skulls and potion ingredients at their disposal, a trio of young witches in the making offered some toil and trouble at their Boo Thru display.  Photo courtesy of the Pine Plains Elementary PTA

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