1st Annual Purim Costume Contest

purim_contest_jpeg (2)On Thursday, March 24th, the staff of the BCDS Times planned and executed the first-ever Purim Costume Contest for students in grades 4-8, which took place in the BCDS Library. The students in the newspaper elective planned the entire activity, using the app for iPhones and iPads, PhotoBooth and printing a photo strip using the school wireless printer.

More than 100 students participated in the first-ever event, costumes ran the gamut from college students to a Starbucks coffee cup. Winners were presented in the following categories: Most Creative, Best Purim-Related, Best Literary Costume, Best Celebrity/Pop Culture and Best Overall.