Carnival marks ‘back to school’ season at Abington Heights

June 19th, 2015 9:21 am

First Posted: 9/2/2014

Carnival games, a dunk tank, face painting, cotton candy, ice cream courtesy of Manning’s, a photo booth, food trucks, a haunted house, fire truck rides and more filled the the Abington Heights High School parking lot Aug. 29 for the district’s Back to School Carnival. Live music was provided by local bands Fresh Evidence and Master Fox and solo musician James Barrett.

Excitement was in the air as students clung to fond memories of summer, while anticipating the fun of an upcoming school year. Here’s what some students had to say.

Favorite part of your summer:

“Going camping.” — Alyk Lynch, 6, of Clarks Summit

“Being able to go outside and run around every day.” — Kyla Lynch, 10, of Clarks Summit

“Going to the beach.” — Rosie Culkin, 7, of Clarks Summit

“The pool.” — Regan Allison, 7, of South Abington Township

Best thing about going back to school:

“Seeing friends.” — Alyk Lynch

“I get to see all my friends again.” — Kyla Lynch

“Meeting a new teacher.” — Rosie Culkin

“Seeing all my friends.” — Regan Allison