At Age 100, Ham Ave School’s Spring-A-Palooza is Throwback to Simpler Times

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At spring-a-palooza, Hamilton Avenue School teacher Tami Summerton and daughter Natalie, who attends Ham Ave preschool. June 4, 2016 Credit: Leslie Yager

You knew you were off to a good start when the day kicked off with the principal at the dunk tank. Principal Rigling took one for the team – in fact she took several. Ham Ave’s Spring-a-Palooza lucked out with brilliant blue skies and warmth. Congrats. It was a lot of work and it paid off!

See also: Ham Ave Warm Welcome Starts in Principal’s Office, Where Children Know They Are Loved

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The Roina crew working at the Spring-A-Palooza food tend – Diane, Courtney, Robert and James, June 4, 2016 Credit: Leslie Yager

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Board of Education member Peter Bernstein, a former Hamilton Avenue School dad, with Ham Ave principal Cindy Rigling, PTA president Cathy Brunetti and Jessica Capozza at the Spring-A-Palooza, June 4, 2016 Credit: Leslie Yager

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There were lots of former Hamilton Ave School parents returning to volunteer at the 2016 Spring-A-Palooza, including Alison Caruso, pictured with her daughter Rebecca at the Lollipop Game, June 4, 2016 Credit: Leslie Yager

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  • Jeanne Tyler

    looks like lots of fun for everyone