Parade of Pumpkins

October 20, 2017

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Hello CBA Families!

One of our biggest and most exciting events of the year is quickly approaching… The Parade of Pumpkins! Here is a little information on this highly anticipated event:



  • This is our 14th annual Parade of Pumpkins. The event was started by our Third Graders, and is a student led service project.
  • The event is a fundraiser for the organization, Bringing Hope Home. Bringing Hope Home (BHH) is a nonprofit organization that provides unexpected amazingness to local families with cancer through financial and emotional support. To learn more about this charitable organization, please visit www.bringinghopehome.com.
  • During the week of October 16th, we will be selling pumpkins in the lobby of the school. We are asking that each family carve a pumpkin and create a Jack-o-Lantern for our parade. Once you are done, please return your Jack-o-Lantern to school on Friday, October 20th. We will line the playground with a parade of spook-tacular jack-o-lanterns!
  • During the event, we will be selling hot dogs, soft pretzels, baked goods, hot chocolate, and glow bracelets. All money collected will go toward Bringing Hope Home.
  • The event runs from 6:30pm to 8:00pm on Friday, October 20th and is a rain or shine event. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be held in the gymnasium.

We need your help!

In order for our event to be successful, we are going to need your help! Read on to find out ways to lend a hand…


Carve! - Purchase a pumpkin for $10 and carve it into a Jack-O-Lantern. Return it to school on the morning of 10/20. We will line the playground with all of CBA’s spooky creations!


Donate! - Bringing Hope Home provides unexpected amazingness to local families with cancer through financial and emotional support. Click on the link below to donate now!

CBA VISITS BHH

  • On Tuesday, 10/31, students will continue their philanthropic efforts as they visit BHH to volunteer in their offices!
  • Students will create cards for BHH families and learn more about their program.
  • Students will stay for lunch and treats!