MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Incoming kindergartners recently got a taste of what school life will be life when Lakeview, Austin Road and Fulmar Road elementary schools held ice cream socials/orientations to introduce the young students to their teachers. Fulmar Elementary held its ice cream social back in June, while Austin Road and Fulmar Road held theirs last week. The kids were not only treated to ice cream, but they also had a chance to check out the buses and go on a practice bus run.
Mahopac Kindergartners All Scream for Ice Cream
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