Cactus Canyon begins first spirit week

Posted: August 30, 2011 in Spirit, Student Council

Eighth grader Taylor Gumina shows her school spirit by participating in Mustache Monday. (Photo by Gabe Garcia)

By Ciara Daniels
Staff writer

As Cactus Canyon starts off the new 2011-2012 school year, student council is sponsoring the first spirit week from Aug. 29-Sept. 2.
Spirit week coincides with the year’s first dance, which is Thursday. The events are meant as a way to get students excited about their school.
Campus has been buzzing with students talking to people about the spirit week, leading to hopes that participation will be high.
“The first spirit week usually gets the most participation because people are excited about the beginning of the year,” said Jason Davis, student council administrator. “I think we’ll get more participation this year because students feel like they are a part of Cactus Canyon.”
Students said they are excited about the spirit week because the days are more creative than most of the spirit weeks they have participated in before.
“I honestly think Mustache Monday will be the day with most participants because students in general like to give themselves mustaches,” said eighth grade, Taylor Smith. “I think Tropical Tuesday will get the least participants because not a lot of people like to dress Hawaiian and wear flowers. I’m looking forward to see whether I’m right or wrong.”
The rest of the week includes Wacky Tacky Wednesday, Code Red Thursday, and Fan Friday.

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Comments
  1. Larry LaPrise says:

    Check out more pictures of our spirit week on Facebook and channel 17.

    http://www.facebook.com/cactuscanyoncougars

  2. kyle says:

    I think its fun that we get to dress up funny and stuff .

  3. Taylor says:

    The spirit week is really fun so far good job Student Council! 🙂

  4. Jamie says:

    The spirit days are really fun! It makes school fun!

  5. Brooke says:

    I love this article by Ciara Daniels. It shows how much Cactus Canyon loves to participate in Spirit Week.

  6. Raini Hawkins says:

    Hey I Love spirit week and i do really feel like a part of this school! Thanks Cactus Canyon!

  7. Morgan says:

    This Spirit week has been fun =D

  8. Bryan says:

    I love spirit week its so fun because you get to dress up and look funny!!

  9. Naythan says:

    I like spirit weeks are funny because people dress up ridiculous and weird!

  10. Shelby Caplette says:

    I love spirit week so far but Mustache Monday was the best!!! If we have another one I think it would be awesome to have a “Nerd Day!”

  11. Cassandra says:

    We should have more spirit weeks this year, ones that are more fun, and will get even more people to join in! (:

  12. jessica says:

    Spirit week is very fun. Even thought I don’t really participate I still like to see what other people do.

  13. Aylin Graciano says:

    I think spirit week is funny and interesting to find out how students dress.

  14. Summer Cobb says:

    I like spirit week. Its fun.

  15. Michael david timothy uehling says:

    What are your predictions for the next spirit week? Do you think it will be the same?
    is it going to be different?

  16. Kira Litchfield says:

    I have to say that I love all of our spirit weeks and my favorite day so far is Wacky Tacky Wednesday and I love what I saw some people wear

  17. kyle millwee says:

    i think it should be like that every week!

  18. Isela Galvan says:

    I think spirit weeks make school fun . Everybody gets to goof off and all . Hopefully we have lots of more Spirit Weeks .

  19. ethan says:

    Spirit week was fun it was great seeing every one in there embarrassing clothes and mustaches my favorite day was mustache Monday that was hilarious!

  20. Brandon konecny says:

    My favorite day was mustache Monday everybody was wearing mustaches.

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