REMSEN — Remsen High School seniors greeted some unusual visitors last week, though school is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic: Principal Kristy McGrath and Superintendent Tim Jenny.
McGrath and Jenny, as a senior recognition initiative for this year’s seniors, donned
safety masks and visited students for “special” deliveries of commemorative gift baskets, according to Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES. Featured were gourmet cupcakes, sugar cookies, $10 Dunkin’ Donuts gift card, photo keychain, oranges, candy, sewing kits, a Remsen water bottle, Class of 2020 bubbles, Ram Strong bracelet, Remsen Strong decals, Remsen pens, a photo collage poster, a Ray Bradbury story, balloons, silly putty, Ramen noodles, orange beads. In all, Remsen has 26 members of the Class of 2020.
Items were donated by Remsen faculty and staff plus the alumni association.
You can watch a video of the home deliveries at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1mM7-AjVizzV8n8t-rZWjQjFp238LHFx0/view?usp=sharing online.
These visits were an especially nice gesture by the school administration in a year which we will always remember for the sacrifices, courage and sensitivity displayed by not only by educators but by our health providers.