Easter spirit driven home

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Shannon SmithGreat Southern Herald
Neve Rumble, 4, Eden, 7 and Miller with their display.
Camera IconNeve Rumble, 4, Eden, 7 and Miller with their display. Credit: Supplied

The long-standing tradition of an Easter bonnet parade for kindergarten and pre-primary students at Gnowangerup District High School was still able to put smiles on the faces of locals this year.

While the parade was cancelled because of COVID-19, students kept the Easter spirit alive, transforming the event into a drive-by display.

Early childhood teacher Kate Oliver cancelled the parade, turning it into an-at home learning project. Seven families in the Lake Toolbrunup area organised the “drive-by” display last Friday.

Ms Oliver said she had never enjoyed a drive home so much.

“The older students in the family had participated in this event when they were in the early childhood centre and didn’t want their younger brothers, sisters and friends to miss this wonderful experience ... the simple message from the children of Lake Toolbrunup was to stay connected, in whatever way you can, and have a happy Easter,” she said.

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