columbus parade

Words were buzzing all around Columbus Elementary School during the school's Vocabulary Parade! Teacher Carolyn Paradiso organized the Vocabulary Parade to encourage students to love words. As a nod to Halloween and to celebrate fall, students dressed up as their favorite words and took turns parading around the soccer field. Younger students were assigned themes such as seeds and adjectives, and some older students dressed as homophones (words that are pronounced the same, but have different meanings, such as dear and deer). A class even dressed as words that describe carrots! Principal Michael Galland got into the spirit and dressed as one of his favorite words: principal/principle!