SOMERS, N.Y. - Somers Intermediate School third-graders packed paper plates with turkey, gravy and corn bread for the annual Thanksgiving Feast last Thursday.

In Jennifer Hill’s classroom, students shared what they are thankful for before digging into a buffet of seasonal food. Gratitude was expressed for everything ranging from “delicious turkey” to “planet Earth” to “veterans who died for us.” Teachers also expressed their thanks for the “wonderful class.”

The children wore colorful construction paper headdresses in the style of pilgrims and Indians. Other delicacies served included stuffing, apple cider and cake for dessert.

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A similar celebration took place in Carolyn Grodio’s third-grade classroom.

Stacey Lockard’s class honored Thanksgiving by putting together a massive holiday gift basket as a thank-you to the local firehouse.