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Sherwood students show off their creative scarecrows

Students on the “Five Red” team at the Sherwood Middle School pose for a group photo.

Students on the “Five Red” team at the Sherwood Middle School pose for a group photo.

Shrewsbury – Students on the “Five Red” team at the Sherwood Middle School are participating in this year’s 9th annual Scarecrow on the Common contest and display. The students, led by their teachers Lucy Marcigliano  and Victoria McCarthy, worked  cooperatively in small groups to plan, organize materials, and assemble scarecrows as a team building activity during their team time.

The activity, the teachers said,  provided an opportunity for students to practice the School’s September core value, “Cooperation.”  One of the Five Red goals this year is to become active members of Shrewsbury community in a variety of ways.  Students chose to have the scarecrows depict famous people who have made an important contribution to their community and in many cases the world.  The scarecrow project for the Spirit of Shrewsbury was the class’s kick-off activity for the year.

“George Washington” (back, l to r) – Zack Demers, Magnus Divris, Jack Carlstrom,           Dylan Keddy, and David McManus (front)  Dylan Graceffa

“George Washington” (back, l to r) – Zack Demers, Magnus Divris, Jack Carlstrom, Dylan Keddy, and David McManus
(front) Dylan Graceffa

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“Steve Jobs” (front l to r) – Adriana Santiago, Riley Wildt, Amy Belliveau, Madison Knight, Ashley O’Neill, and Jeanette Reeve

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“Bobby Orr” ( front, l to r) – Michael Rosiello, Wyatt Boone, Alfred Alward, Aidan Desilets, Mark Weafer, and Arman Meraj

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“Bethany Hamilton” (back, l to r) – Stacy Allen, Ava Mercer, Brady Medeiros and Emma Reitsma
(front, l to r) – Sarah Russo and Ashley Morris

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“Claude Monet” (back, l to r) – Korinna Muller, Lily Freeman, Emily Liu, Ariana Snell, and Ananya Jayamoorthy,
(front, l to r) – Morgan Smith and Allison Plotnik

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“Abraham Lincoln” (back, l to r) – Conall Mannion, Rishabh Makkar, Lokesh Narasani, Jason Rogers, Amar Kapoor, and Camden Neddo
(front, l to r) – Joshua Andrade, Arvind Udayabanu, and Ryan Dailida

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“Taylor Swift” ( l to r) – Olivia Randazza, Jordan Juetten, Theodora Chacharone, Alanna Costa, Olivia Alicandro, and Kasey Shapiro

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“Rick Riordan” (back, l to r) – Jack Griffith, Owen Batchelder, and Adam Elsakka,
(front, l to r) – Ryan King, Jamison Alicandro, and Luke Hanley

The contest is organized by the Shrewsbury Garden Club and will be on display until Friday, Oct. 18.

(Photos/Heidi Hayes-Pandey)

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