Better than the Pizza were the Students’ Handshakes

January 6, 2017


by Len Lathrop

Before the holiday break, the Nottingham West Elementary fifth grade leadership group hosted a Police Appreciation lunch, inviting the Hudson department for pizza on Thursday, Dec. 19.

The leadership group for this project were students Elle Norse, Morgan Gora, Ava Rhinville and ViJay Raghavan.  They were tasked as the leaders to develop the idea and take the steps to make it happen.  Since this is New England the team was somewhat bitten by the bad weather and the extra work that caused the police officers to arrive a little later than expected.

However, as each officer arrived, they were greeted by students, coming over and shaking their hands and thanking them for their service to the community.  As the event took place during the fifth-grade lunch period, there were posters from many different grades adorning the windows outside the cafetorium.