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Washington Elementary School students participate in Halloween parade

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EUREKA- Before going out trick or treating, students at a local elementary school had a parade where they showed off their costumes for friends and family.

The Washington Elementary School Halloween parade featured a variety of costumes, with the most popular ones being superhero outfits. A popular newcomer is the Frozen movie costume. Before the parade around the school, 4th and 5th graders spent the day visiting the elderly at Timber Ridge Assisted Living" Residence in Eureka. Kids at Washington Elementary School also enjoyed candy and healthy snacks as part of the Halloween fun.