Linden Students Prepare For Groundhog Day

LINDEN – Pre-kindergarten students at Linden School No. 10 are getting ready for Groundhog Day.

The annual holiday is celebrated in the United States and Canada on Feb. 2. According to folklore, if a groundhog emerging from its burrow on this day fails to see its shadow, it will leave the burrow, signifying that winter will soon end. If the groundhog sees its shadow, the groundhog will supposedly retreat into its burrow and winter will continue for six more weeks.

Kelly Tharaldsen is creating the home for the groundhog.

Joesph Iopiccolo sprinkles dirt on the future home of the groundhog.

Tatiyana Oliveria pays special attention to the groundhog’s home.

Seth Capalette wonders if groundhog will sees his shadow.

Kelly Tharaldsen of School No. 10 sneeks a peek at the groundhog.
Photos by Christine Hudak, Linden Public Schools

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