Because of the canceled school days during Hurricane Michael, the planned spirit and Homecoming week festivities have been rescheduled.
The week of November 5 to 9 is the second Spirit Week, with new themes for Monday and Wednesday. Monday was Character Day, which is similar to Meme Day but includes a broader range of characters. According to Mr. Severance, SGA Faculty Rep, this spirit day is an opportunity for students to wear their Halloween costumes to school or dress up as a character from a movie, game or cartoon.
“The idea behind Character Day was, it’s right after Halloween, so we wanted to give people opportunities to use their Halloween costumes,” said Severance.
The next day, Tuesday, was a teacher workday, but students will be back in school for Wacky Wednesday on November 7. This theme was the second most popular choice in the student survey used to decide the first spirit week’s themes.
Thursday and Friday will keep their originally scheduled themes: Jersday Thursday and Class Color Day, respectively. For Class Color Day, the colors will still be gray for freshmen, purple for sophomores, black for juniors and white for seniors.
Friday, November 9, is a big day for CHS, as there will be several homecoming events at the end of the school week. SGA will hold a pep rally n the gym at the end of the school day. After school, the Homecoming Game will run from 7:30 to 9:00 pm, with the Homecoming Dance following from 9:00 to 11:30 pm in the Cafe Commons at CHS.
Because of the rescheduling, Student Government hopes to use the additional planning time to make the week’s events even more enjoyable for Carrboro students. They have worked hard adding activities to ensure that school spirit is at a peak during the pep rally and the week of Homecoming.
“We’re just trying to use all the ideas we can to try to increase school spirit and just provide outlets for students to have fun on Homecoming Week,” said Severance.
With these changes, the Student Government team wants to make sure that students and teachers enjoy the rescheduled Spirit Week and Homecoming events as much as they can. It is clear that CHS students can look forward to a busy and exciting week.