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From left, Nick Phillips and Joseph Bueti, fifth-graders (Credit: Mary Ellen Walsh)

From left, Nick Phillips and Joseph Bueti, fifth-graders at Berry Hill Elementary School in Syosset, enjoy candy-covered apples at the high school's homecoming carnival. (Oct. 5, 2013)

Syosset High School celebrates homecoming

Syosset High School celebrated homecoming with a carnival on Oct. 4 and 5.

Children ride the swings at the Syosset High
(Credit: Mary Ellen Walsh)

Children ride the swings at the Syosset High School homecoming carnival. (Oct. 5, 2013)

Jon Inglima, a sophomore at Syosset High School,
(Credit: Mary Ellen Walsh)

Jon Inglima, a sophomore at Syosset High School, was one of the Italian club members handing out water during the school's homecoming carnival. (Oct. 5, 2013)

Kiara Ramirez, a sixth-grader at H.B. Thompson Middle
(Credit: Mary Ellen Walsh)

Kiara Ramirez, a sixth-grader at H.B. Thompson Middle School, rides the merry-go-round at the Syosset High School homecoming carnival. (Oct. 5, 2013)

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Syosset fans try to figure out what to
(Credit: Mary Ellen Walsh)

Syosset fans try to figure out what to eat during the annual high school homecoming carnival Friday night. (Oct. 4, 2013)

From left, Nick Phillips and Joseph Bueti, fifth-graders
(Credit: Mary Ellen Walsh)

From left, Nick Phillips and Joseph Bueti, fifth-graders at Berry Hill Elementary School in Syosset, enjoy candy-covered apples at the high school's homecoming carnival. (Oct. 5, 2013)

From left, Syosset High School junior Jordyn Boscia,
(Credit: Mary Ellen Walsh)

From left, Syosset High School junior Jordyn Boscia, junior Adam Obedian, junior Sara Ramsawak and sophomore Melissa Hildebrandt are all members of the drama club run by Gene Connor, who has been the head of the school's drama department for 17 years. For the past 15 years, thespians have raised money by acting out Shakespeare skits continuously from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the Saturday of homecoming weekend. (Oct. 5, 2013)

Syosset High School cheerleaders prepare to lead their
(Credit: Mary Ellen Walsh)

Syosset High School cheerleaders prepare to lead their fans in the homecoming varsity football game. (Oct. 5, 2013)

After a threat of rain in the morning,
(Credit: Mary Ellen Walsh)

After a threat of rain in the morning, the Ferris wheel and all other activities are on at the Syosset High School homecoming carnival. (Oct. 5, 2013)

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