February 12, 2014 - It was a messy situation at Daniel Axford Elementary School last week – not to mention sweet and sticky.
With a look of pure joy on her face, Daniel Axford student Lucinda Haselton (left) crams a plate full of whipped cream in the face of her principal, Chad Boyd. Photos by C.J. Carnacchio. (click for larger version)
A group of 33 eager students gleefully took turns pounding Principal Chad Boyd and Shawn Regan, a physical education teacher, in the face with plates full of whipped cream as their schoolmates pointed and laughed.
But fear not, this wasn't part of some carefully-orchestrated mutiny concocted over cookies and milk in the lunchroom
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It was actually a fun reward for raising money to improve the Mechanic St. school.
Students raised a total of $28,736 for the PTO during the school's Fund Run held last fall. The top three earners were Reese Miller ($240), Quinton Rohlfing ($215) and Carter Quehl ($210).
CJ Carnacchio is editor for The Oxford Leader. He lives in the Village of Oxford with his wife Connie and daughter Larissa. When he's not busy working on the newspaper, he enjoys cigars/pipes, Martinis/Scotch, hunting and fishing.