Minot Consolidated School teacher Wendy Simard, wearing a candy corn tiara, finishes gluing candy corn to a pair of shower shoes Friday. Simard spearheaded the observance of National Candy Corn Day for students to enjoy as an alternative to Halloween parties. Everything is candy corn today from shoes to cup cakes, Simard said.

Minot Consolidated School Principal Margaret Pitts pets her dog Lucy, who joined in the observance of National Candy Corn Day on by wearing a candy corn coat. Teacher Wendy Simard said the fun activities were is a morale booster for the students.

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