On May 26, the Carle Place High School/Middle School Student Organization and Key Club hosted the 15th annual Battle of the Classes: Battling for a Cause. This year the school supported the Diamond Blackfan Anemia Foundation. The main goals of this foundation is to advance research initiatives, therapeutic strategies and a cure for this rare bone marrow failure syndrome. They provide support and education to those affected. During this year’s Battle of the Classes, they chose to honor Danielle Deridder, a former student who had passed in 2003.
After numerous months of planning from the Student Organization and the Key Club, students participated in spirit week, pop up events and paper wars, which led up to the main event where students participated in volleyball, Just Dance, Pictionary, basketball, tug of war, an obstacle course, bubble soccer and ultimate frisbee. The teachers also participated in an intense game of dodgeball against the senior class. Congratulations to the Class of 2022 for winning the 2022 Battle of the Classes, Battling for a Cause.
The school raised a total of $15,635 for the Diamond Blackfan Anemia Foundation.
Photo caption: Carle Place High School/Middle School Student Organization and Key Club hosted the 15th annual Battle of the Classes: Battling for a Cause.
Photos courtesy of Carle Place Union Free School District