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Laundry day! On Thursday Sept. 21, sophomore Issa Dababneh participates in “anything but a backpack” spirit day with his laundry basket. Dababneh decided to bring a basket because he wanted to join in on school spirit. “The event was really fun, to be honest, because I got to hang out with other friends who contributed,” said Dababneh.

A rebellious spirit

Nick Markvukaj, Staff Writer
October 5, 2023
Memories coated in black. During Friday, senior Carson Landino wears black for school spirit. Landino prioritized wearing black so he could fit in with his friends during the football game. “It was really fun going to the football game and seeing that all my classmates were in the same color,” Landino said.

Knack for black

Justin Dushaj, Staff Writer
October 5, 2023
Grab that western gear. Taking advantage of the last year to participate in spirit week, seniors Leah Yancy and Addison Mondoux put their best western outfits on. Yancy wanted to make sure she didn’t miss out and got out her cowgirl accessories. “Its my senior year and I thought why not go all out for all of the spirit days. Its one of the last times we get to do it,” she said.

Wild wild western day

Isabella Arcangeli, Staff Writer
October 4, 2023
Watch out! Getting pushed in a shopping cart, officer Lauren Weiss makes her way through the commons during anything but a backpack spirit day. Weiss believes participating in spirit days is important, since you only get four years of highschool. “I felt like a superstar, I was waving and everyone was waving back and taking pictures. It was a cool moment,” Weiss said.

Coolers and classwork

Mia Wrobel, Staff Writer
October 3, 2023
Western day fun. During A lunch, students corral in the commons and watch senior Justin Gjokai as he rides the mechanical bull. Gjokaj’s friends encouraged him to try the homecoming spirit week activity after he finished lunch. His favorite part of western day turned out to be riding the bull because “it was fun,” he said.

Back to the western days

Addison Ross, Staff Writer
October 3, 2023
CONNECTING WITH CONNECT FOUR. Stood in front of a game table, senior Cole Weinert watches his friends play connect 4. At the homecoming dance, Weinert spent time with his friends before they all went their separate ways. “I like spending quality time with everyone before life moves on,” Weinert said.

Sweet saga and soulmates

Skyler Wolfe, Staff Writer
October 3, 2023
SUNSET STAREDOWN. As spirit week starts, senior Drake Peterson attends the drive-in movie and sits on his truck waiting for the movie. Beforehand, he brought a football to toss around with his friends. “Its my senior year and I didnt go to the one last year, so it gave me something to do; a new experience,” Peterson said.

Movie magic

Gabrielle Coffee, Staff Writer
October 3, 2023
NEVER ENOUGH. Ironically in the line for the photo booth, juniors Scarlett Hemingway, Christian Talo and Mia Abu-khalil take a photo. “They were really good [the photos]. I love them,” Hemingway said. After going eight times to the photo booth through the long lines,that was her favorite part of the dance.

Dance rush

Nikolina Dimikj, Staff Writer
October 3, 2023
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