Cardiff School District

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Boo By The Sea

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 About The Event



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About The Event

Boo by the Sea is our district's annual Halloween Carnival and Fall Festival. This year it will be held on Saturday, October 15 from 1-6 pm at Cardiff Elementary.  Participate in costume contests, trunk-and-treat vehicle displays, our infamous haunted house, and enjoy food, music, and LOTS of games & rides with all proceeds benefiting Cardiff Schools enrichment programs. 


How to get involved:


+      BUY BOO MERCHANDISE!  Don’t wait – inventory is limited!  Order your Boo By the Sea 2016 merchandise ONLINE ONLY.  All orders delivered by 10/13!  Wear Boo gear for Boo by the Sea Spirit Day – at both schoolsFriday, October 14th!  A merchandise flyer will be distributed to each child this week!  You can see and buy the Boo Merchandise IN PERSON at both schools this Friday at drop-off.  To purchase online, click on this link

+      SELL MYSTERY RAFFLE TICKETS!   Ask your friends, family, neighbors, co-workers, etc. to buy raffle tickets for a chance to win 1 of 8 awesome Mystery Raffle prizes.   Just forward them this link.  All Mystery Raffle tickets purchased online are labeled and entered into the Mystery Raffle drawing directly!   Extra raffle tickets are also available at the front desk of each school! The classroom with the most tickets sold wins a pizza party!  The top seller at each school receives a $100 Amazon gift card.  Forward this link - make it easy!  

+      PURCHASE $100 IN MYSTERY RAFFLE TICKETS – RECEIVE A LIMITED EDITION BOO-BY-THE SEA HAT signed by our favorite local surfer , Rob Machado!  Make your purchase here.  

+      SPONSOR THE BOO    Help us keep BOO costs LOW and put more BOO money in the classrooms by sponsoring the Boo!  Each family and/or company that sponsors will be recognized at the BOO and will receive a donation acknowledgment letter from the Cardiff SEA, a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization. To donate -- click on this link.

+        DONATE CANDY!  Like last year, we are asking each Ada Harris student to donate 3 large bags of candy or give a monetary donation and we’ll buy the candy for you – you can do this by clicking on this link. All collected candy is for Trunk or Treat!  Cardiff Elementary students will be donating prizes for the prize booth. Please drop off your candy (with your child’s classroom name on it) in the front office.  The classroom that collects the most candy and/or candy monetary donations, wins a Popsicle party!  Questions, please email Noelle Smiley at

 +        VOLUNTEER AT THE EVENT!  A Sign Up Genius email will be sent out this week by, and will appear in your inbox – please click on the link, sign-up for a volunteer time that works for you – it’s that easy! Each class has its own place to volunteer!  Questions: email the Event Volunteer Team at

 +        HELP WITH THE HAUNTED HOUSE   We are looking for actors, creative people and anyone else who loves Halloween to help make our Haunted House extra special this year at the Boo!  Middle school and High School kids welcome – they can earn community service hours too!  Interested? please email Shawn Hanna

+         PLAN AHEAD   Start planning your Halloween costume for the BOO Costume Contest which is at 5:30pmon the north field at the Boo (Sat 10/15)!  


Any questions?  Please ask your SEA Room Rep or email Noelle Smiley ( or Kimberly Alkhas ( – Boo by the Sea Co-Chairs!