By Jamea Rauch and Jessica Izara
Hallways were energetic, and students were filled with enthusiasm while celebrating the school’s annual spirit week. Spirit Week occurred from October 13 to October 17.
Chavez students and teachers had mixed reactions to spirit week. Algebra l teacher Mr. Cauly found Spirit Week to be a distraction for the better good.
“It’s a good distraction. Students need the time to just do school spirit because if they care about school then they are more likely to do things for it. As you can see, they can represent their school,” Cauly said.
Chavez scholars feel there should be different days instead of having the same days. Some wanted to celebrate Spirit Week more than once because there are a bunch of sports and all teams should be celebrated. Spirit Week gives the students a chance to show off their personality.
“Spirit Week is fun in that it gives students a chance to express themselves,” freshmen Emely Garay said.
Moreover students get the chance to show off their personality during each themed day. Spirit Week is important because it shows sports teams that students encourage them and support them.
“School spirit is important because it shows support to our teams,” sophomore Mieshon Williford said.
Chavez administrator Mr. Spears was pleased with the outcome of our first spirit week. He said more students and teachers participated this year than the year before.
“There was less kids getting in trouble during this week,” Spears said. “They were more interested in participating than getting into trouble.”
While students seemed happy with the results of this year’s spirit week, there is a chance that students may get to play a role in planning future spirit weeks.
“Next year I would like the kids to vote or survey on the days they want,” Spears said.