Serious Side To School Carnival

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

What do you get when you mix local cuisine, a raffle and a bounce house? A kids carnival to raise money for Omaha’s Highland Park Elementary School and one very special employee.

Although she wasn’t there at 27th and Madison Thursday, half of the proceeds will go to school secretary Anna Martinez. “She has liver cancer and she's worked here a long time and she's one of my mom's friends,” said sixth-grader Aliyah Montes

The school carnival is in its seventh year and it looked like all 540 students and their parents attended.

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