by Allison Freeman
NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - The West Essex Middle School Field Day 2014 on May 29 was a big success. Students spent an afternoon playing soccer, softball, running races and enjoying a balloon toss and tug-of-war in red and black teams in a close contest.
Red team member Teacher Jenna Maus-Collucci enjoyed the potato sack race along with eighth grade students Dorothy He of Roseland, and Sophia Adams of Essex Fells.
Seventh Graders Nich Lojo of Roseland and Noah Rombough of Essex Fells won the three-legged race on Field Day.
Students tried to catch water balloons at field day.
Eighth graders Brielle Krause of North Caldwell and Alex Apito of Roseland won the water balloon toss at field day.