Whenever fall starts to roll around, I always think about the Fall Festival that was held at Morgantown School every year. In fact, Annie McCoy and I were reminiscing about it just this week and both of us agreed that it is one of the fondest memories we have. Preparations began weeks ahead of time — practicing the play, learning recitations, getting ready to crown the Queen and King, making the crowns, planning the food and decorating the rooms.
Back in those days, we had huge windows in most of the classrooms and the teachers would dig out gigantic stencils of cats, pumpkins, leaves and all such fall things. Then would come the tempra paint, which was mixed with water. Those stencils would get taped to the windows and off we would go, and before you knew it, the room was turned into a gallery of fine art, along with all our colored leaves and turkeys.
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