SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Recreation Department is inviting Spotswood High School seniors to create a scarecrow to help decorate Charger Drive for its Rec-Tacular Halloween drive-thru on October 31. Senior Scarecrow Row is the brainchild of Project Graduation's Class of 2021 committee.

Project Graduation would like to get at least 20 scarecrows to form a ring along the drive-thru route. The committee will provide the stake and is hoping seniors will team up in groups of four to six students and let their creative juices flow to make a fall spectacular.

Seniors interested in crafting a scarecrow can email Project Graduation Committee Chair Cynthia Alongi at alongi77@msn.com.  If seniors are working in a group, only one person needs to contact Alongi. Completed scarecrows should be delivered to the high school by 1 p.m. on October 31 to ensure the Senior Scarecrow Ring is in full form for the 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Halloween RecTacular.

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Seniors looking for a little inspiration on how to fashion a scarecrow without spending a lot of money, can check out this video by the Budget Decorator that was shared by Project Graduation.

"I hope this can provide our seniors with an opportunity to enjoy an activity with their friends while creating a great senior year's memory," Alongi said.

Project Graduation works to make Spotswood High School's annual Senior Week activities in June a memorable experience for each graduating class. This year's Project Graduation committee is made up of parent volunteers from the Chargers' Class of 2021.