Community members lined the streets near Harborfields High School on Oct. 26 to catch a glimpse of the homecoming parade as members of the school’s marching band, cheerleaders and kickline team marched down Broadway in Greenlawn. 

Following close behind were homecoming queen Aimee Cameron and king August Kollmer, who waved vigorously from the backseat of a convertible as spectators cheered and offered their congratulations.

Bringing up the rear, the school’s freshmen, sophomore, junior and senior classes walked alongside their handmade floats as they tossed candy to children who scrambled to catch snickers and skittles before they hit the sidewalk. 

That excitement continued on to the high school as families and staff members crowded the James T. Brennan Memorial Stadium to watch the Harborfields Tornadoes take on the Miller Place Panthers. The Tornadoes scored the first touchdown of the game in the first quarter but lost to Miller Place, 28-7.

While the game ended in a loss, it far from dampened the community’s spirit. At the halftime show, spectators enjoyed performances from the high school’s cheerleaders, marching band and kickline team. Then, dancers from the freshman, sophomore and junior classes took the field, ending with the seniors showcasing their Harborfields pride with billowing green smoke.