ILWACO - On Friday night from 6 p.m. to midnight, Ilwaco Middle School leadership students hosted a Midnight Madness party at the Ilwaco Middle/High School.

The theme of the event was "Secret Agents" and the participating students each received special tuxedo T-shirts made by Ilwaco Industries. The shirt was designed by eighth grader Keifer Gray.

The Middle School Midnight Madness was a substance-free event giving youth an opportunity to engage in pro-social behavior in a safe and substance free environment. Partial funding was provided by Washington State Department of Health, Tobacco Prevention and Control.

Throughout the night students enjoyed dodgeball games, music, dancing, basketball, Wii games, board games, movies, pizza, nachos, snacks, punch and cake.

About 75 middle school students attended the event. Several high school seniors helped with the party as well by organizing games, playing music, preparing food, setting up and taking down gaming equipment. The leadership students would also like to thank the adult chaperones who helped to make the event possible.They include: Mr. Dave Tobin, Ms. Bruncke, Mrs. Alexander, Ms. Peterson, Ms.Taylor, Mrs.Clark, Ms. Kelly, Mrs. Hano,Miss Bruncke, Miss Tobin, Mr. Miller, Ms. Fluaitt, Officer Meling, Mr. Simmons, Mrs. Cummins, Mrs. Gilgore, Mrs. Bonney and Mr. Ducharme.

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