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Bringing the Pumpkin Patch to School

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Wed, 10/28/2020 - 00:05

Courtenay Elementary and the Courtenay Elementary Community School Society would like to extend our sincerest thanks for the generosity of Sieffert's Farm Market. 

The COVID-19 pandemic has squashed many school field trips to local pumpkin patches this year, but Sieffert's Farm Market has made a generous donation of a truckload of pumpkins to Courtenay Elementary, bringing the pumpkin patch to the school.

The kindergarten and Gr. 1 classes have something planned in the garden this week, so you just might have a chance to see the school garden full of pumpkins!

Shawn Thir and Charlene Seiffert
CECSS executive director Shawn Thir (left) with Charlene Sieffert, who made the generous donation to the school.
A truck full of pumpkins
Sieffert's Farm Market donated a truckload of pumpkins to the school.
PAC helping to load the truck
Thanks to the Courtenay Elementary PAC members who donated their vehicles and time to help bring the pumpkins to the school!
Pumpkins in a row
The school garden is going to look great with its own pumpkin patch.