Westborough families enjoy homecoming festival
Student Council members Anna Johnson '13 (left) and Shreedhar Desphande '15 (right) sell tickets for games and food at the entrance to the festival.
Westborough – The Westborough High School’s Student Council hosted its annual homecoming festival Saturday, Oct. 6. The family friendly festival included a cupcake walk, bouncy house, face painting, and a culturally diverse selection of food. Other clubs and class executive boards had tables raising money for charities, class treasuries, and cultural awareness. The festival started at 11 a.m. and ran through the homecoming game until 4 p.m.
Student Council president Maggie Sharma ’13 said the festival is a staple in Westborough culture and has been taking place for over twenty years.
(Photos/ Monica Busch)
The Westborough High School class of 2016 executive board sells snacks to raise money for their class treasury. Proceeds go to future fundraisers and senior prom. ( l to t): Class President Chris LaMountain, Secretary Kara DiOrio,and Treasurer Juliet Ross.
The Westborough High School robotics club demos its robot, "Puppy", which is remotely controlled by two students. The robot took about six weeks of after school meetings for the club to create.
Natielli Mendes donates to Westborough High School's theater program, Center Stage, to have a pie thrown in her face, a tradition the club says is as old as the homecoming festival itself.
The South Asian Student Association (SASA) sells samosas and mango drinks to raise cultural awareness of southeast Asian countries, such as India. Proceeds benefit charities that work in the region.
The Robotics Club's latest robot, "Puppy," stores and shoots basketballs into hoops in front of attendees of Westborough High School's homecoming fair.
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