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October 22nd, 2010
Mendez Monster Mash a monster hit

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The staff at Mendez Elementary School pose in costume for Monster Mash Night. (Photos by Kathy Turner.)

STAFF REPORT

Monster Mash Night on Oct. 15 at Mendez Elementary School proved to be great fun for students, parents and staff.

The evening featured interactions with math and science as students and parents participated in hands-on math and science applications and exercises. Information sessions on Internet safety also were included in the night’s educational activities.

Staff at Mendez dressed in costume for the event and encouraged students and parents to do likewise. The evening was filled with colorful costumes. The teachers seemed to enjoy dressing up as much as the students.

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Fifth grade teacher and  “Ghost Buster”  Jaime McCullough (in the pink wig) helping students with a science activity.

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Second grade teacher Adam “Paul Bunyan” Voglewede (center) working with students and parents with a math activity.

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George Lugo dressed as the resident mad scientist of Mendez Elementary.

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“Army Dad” Darrell Adams and daughter “Lil’ Devil” Adrian Cretsinger in costume at the Monster Mash.

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First grader Hannia Velasquez poses in her full pink cowgirl regalia.

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Fifth grader Jeremy Amaral dressed as Mario.

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Third grader Anissa Reyna is a pretty little Tinkerbelle.

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