Smithfield Public School hosts Summer Festival

Summer fun: Smithfield Public School pupils Lucynda Thai, Aislynn Bernard, Aneesha Curran and Olivia Pinna at the Summer Festival.

Summer fun: Smithfield Public School pupils Lucynda Thai, Aislynn Bernard, Aneesha Curran and Olivia Pinna at the Summer Festival.

More than 1000 people attended Smithfield Public School’s Summer Festival on Friday.

Organised by the school’s P&C, the event included student performances, rides, food vans and the popular haunted house. Year 6 pupils also ran games throughout the five-hour fundraiser.

 Noah Issa gets some fire training from the Smithfield Fire brigade.

Noah Issa gets some fire training from the Smithfield Fire brigade.

Fairfield City Museum & Gallery and the Rural Fire Service also attended the event. The school’s community liaison officer Jacqueline Ranera-Griffin said the festival demonstrated the community spirit at the school.

Almost $7000 was raised which will go towards providing resources for the students.

The event was organised by P&C committee members Jodie Baker (president), Cindy Dos Santos (vice president), Bernadette Topalian (treasurer) and Karen Waghorn (secretary).

Alyan, Lord and Yvonne with Senior Constable James Dickson.

Alyan, Lord and Yvonne with Senior Constable James Dickson.