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Pies fly for P.I.E. PDF Print E-mail
Written by Holyoke Enterprise   

If nothing else, the whipped cream tasted good, said three brave administrators as they sacrificed a pie in the face for the annual Partners In Education (P.I.E.) Carnival for Classrooms last Friday, April 5 at Holyoke Elementary School.

Superintendent Bret Miles (pictured above), Elementary Principal Kyle Stumpf and JR/SR High Principal Susan Ortner all braved the pies, which helped raise $3,000 for classrooms in Holyoke schools.

Blanca Martinez, pictured at left, was one of the lucky students to fling a pie at the carnival.

—Enterprise photos

Other popular attractions were carnival games, face painting, a photo booth and tasty treats. Parents also bid on silent auction baskets created by the classrooms.

Teachers will now have the opportunity to apply for a mini-grant of sorts from P.I.E. for funds to use in their classrooms.