The Benedictine School Holds Successful Fun Day for Students for End of Year Celebration


The Benedictine School celebrated the end of the school year with festive and fun games, a DJ and delicious food at the school’s annual Fun Day on June 16.

From an inflatable slide, dancing the Electric Slide to face painting and the ever-popular pie toss, the faculty and students celebrated the end of yet another successful school year.

Kathy Marinucci, of Dominic’s Farm in Queenstown, brought several of her animals, including two small ponies, and a goat that the students and participants could pet. The Ridgely Fire Department brought a fire truck for students to explore.

Several of the employees were brave enough to participate in being on the receiving end of the pie toss.

“Our students and staff work hard all year,” said Julie Hickey, school principal. Our Fun Day event is a great way to celebrate that hard work as a school community. We welcomed families and the full Benedictine community as we bid farewell to another successful school year.”

For more than 55 years, the mission of Benedictine has been to help people with developmental disabilities achieve their greatest potential. Today, Benedictine provides more than 200 children and adults with special education, vocational training, supported employment and home-like residential living options on campus and in the community. The Benedictine Foundation’s mission is to secure the financial resources needed to assure the future of the Benedictine School for Exceptional Children and its programs and services. For more information about Benedictine, find us on the web at and on Facebook.


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