Under the shade of the face painting tent for the Pegasus program’s field day May 31, Abigail Gonzalez transformed Keyon Franklin into Spiderman.
Franklin shared that his favorite parts of the day included listening to music and getting his face painted. Gonzalez, from the Resilience Academy, attended the field day with other classmates to help facilitate the event. “Today has been really fun. I enjoy interacting with everyone.” she shared. 
In addition to face painting, Pegasus students enjoyed parachute activities, Frisbee, bowling, water games and more.
“It’s amazing to see all three Pegasus classes together, all working with each other,” shared teacher April Hart. “It’s a fun community event.”
Following morning activities, students from Pegasus and the Resilience Academy as well as staff enjoyed a cook-out together in the courtyard.
After lunch, the Resilience Academy headed over to the Salt Point Center field for their field day, including a staff and student kickball game, face painting, manicures and more. 
Abraham Benitez, enjoying a refreshing ice pop, shared, “It’s nice to spend time outside with everyone to celebrate all the hard work throughout the year.”
“We couldn’t ask for a more beautiful day,” added teacher James Baker. “It’s important to have a day like this before Regents week begins.”
To finish off the day, students and staff enjoyed an ice cream social.
Principal Kiesha Tillman is grateful to everyone who helped organize and execute the special event. “This is a great day to celebrate unity,” she shared.