Students compete in a duct-tape walk at Houston Secondary school’s Spirit Day on Sept. 22.

Students go wild for school Spirit Day

Many students nearly lost their voices Thursday when Houston Secondary School held its Spirit Day.

Many students nearly lost their voices Thursday when Houston Secondary School held its Spirit Day.

Students split into four house teams—Black, Blue, Red and Green—who competed in several entertaining events.

To show school spirit, the students dressed up in bizarre costumes that displayed their house colour. Some of the events were just as wonky as the costumes. In the Grapefruit Dance, students partnered up tried to keep a grapefruit pressed between each other’s foreheads while they did a chicken dance back and forth across the school gym.

Another wacky game was the Duct Tape Race, where two students from each team had their legs taped together and had to walk or hop, crawl or slither to the end of the gym and back as fast as they could.

Finally, it came time for the famed Wolver War. Each house team chose teams of three junior and senior boys and girls. Then each trio had to wrestle over a medicine ball against a matching trio from a different house team.

Wolver War is a rough sport, and usually the most anticipated part of Spirit Day.

At the end of the day, points from all the competitions were added up and the winners announced. Blue House came fourth, Green House third, and Black House second.

In first place was the ravaging Red House.

Great sportsmanship was shown all around, which is an excellent reason for everyone at Houston Secondary to look forward to another Spirit Day in the next school year.


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