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A Very Grizzly Halloween

From our littlest Grizzlies to faculty and staff, Garrison Forest celebrated Halloween with fun and festivities for each division, all across campus. 

GFS Seniors transformed the basement of Lochinvar, the home of Head of School Chris Hughes and wife Farida, into a haunted house for Lower, Middle and Upper School students. On the night of October 30, Middle and Upper School students were guided on a ghost walk through the woods ending with the haunted house in the basement and Halloween party upstairs at Lochinvar. The day before, Lower School girls visited a toned down version of the haunted house as the Lochinvar basement became the site for their annual Spooky Nook.

Students with Mrs. Hughes at the Lochinvar Halloween party. 

Students with Mrs. Hughes at the Lochinvar Halloween party. 

Lower School students are all screams in the Spooky Nook.

Lower School students are all screams in the Spooky Nook.

On Halloween, students, faculty and staff throughout the school dressed in costumes ranging from Crayola Crayons to superheroes and historical figures. Mr. Hughes, dressed as the Grizzly mascot, joined the two Lower School Spirit Captains to lead the annual Halloween parade of Lower School, Preschool and faculty and staff Daycare children across campus. One of the Spirit Captains even stood in for the parade’s usual leader, the school’s miniature pony Tater Tot, who was under the weather that day. 

Mr. Hughes and the Lower School Spirit Captains lead the Halloween parade.

Mr. Hughes and the Lower School Spirit Captains lead the Halloween parade. 


 Even Garrison Forest’s animals at the barn got in on the Halloween fun! Horses donned costumes and walked alongside their riders to show off their Halloween gear. 

Decked out ponies marched with matching students in the Pony Parade.

Decked out ponies marched with matching students in the Pony Parade. 

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