A Little Wizardry Comes to Mahopac

Fulmar Road students get into the spirit with some help from Mr. Hip. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
JV and varsity girls with the banner promoting the Harlem Wizards. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Melissa Isufaj gets a turn to spin the ball with some help from Mr. Hip. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Sean McDonough gets a ball-spinning lesson from Mr. Hip. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Sophia Meyer works with Mr. Hip Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
MaryAnn Ferraro gets a hug from Mr Hip on his way out of the school. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
PJ Hodge with Mr. Hip Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Flynn Betencourt won a free Wizards tote bag. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Sean Curtin and Shane Waring picked up a free bag from The Wizards. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Juliana Grecco, Isabella Chiodo and Alessia Gristina had a great time at lunch when Mr Hip came to visit. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Mimi Murphy shows off her skills. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Billy Camperlenngo plays a game with Mr. Hip Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Third-grader Piper Idoni won a Wizards wrist band that matched her outfit. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
First grader Victor Marrero was excited to get his own “shooting sleeve.” Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Yusef Aljimal, Kyle Pinto, Kieran McCormick and Caelyn Boyd’s reactions to Mr. Hip’s antics were priceless. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
“I’ll never wash this Rubik’s Cube” Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Jayden Kittelstad Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Madison Wyman Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Lucas Lambertson, center, couldnt believe he got a prize. His friends, Enzo Marano, left, and Tyler Hechanova were also amazed. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Julia Kearney couldn’t wait to try to spin the basketball. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Federico DeVivo was amazed he could do this? — with a little help from Mr. Hip. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— The Harlem Wizards’ high-flying interactive basketball act will come to Mahopac High School on Thursday, Feb. 23, to help raise funds for the girls basketball program. The Wizards will take on a team of teachers and principals and hijinks are guaranteed to ensue.

Last Thursday, Feb. 2, a representative from the Wizards—Seth Franco, aka Mr. Hip—came to the middle school and all three elementary schools to meet with students and staff and give them a taste of what they can expect when his team comes to town.

For tickets to the game, go and go to Feb. 23, 2017, click on Mahopac, click on “select” and purchase your tickets.

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