A "Royal" week it has been indeed. Tonight, during halftime of the boys varsity basketball game vs Augusta, a new WHS Duke will be crowned, carrying on a tradition dating back to World War II! Congratulations to this year's candidates, L to R below: (Candidates & Escorts) James Hinman, Lexi Saffell, Austin Sears, Jill Wiley, Ian King, Mekenna Adams, Jenna Rausch, Logan Jones, Abby Lowe and Hayden Baker!
A big week it has been, including a door decorating contest in the CRU-CON classes Mon-Thu (winner will be announced Friday) - the theme? CRUSADERS GOT GAMES! Winners will be treated to a Nacho Dinner!
SPIRIT WEEK daily themes!
MONDAY - "Guess Who Day" - dress as your favorite celebrity or character
TUESDAY - "Candy Land Day" - dress as your favorite candy
WEDNESDAY - "Cranium-Nerd Day" - self explanatory
THURSDAY - "Scrabble Day" - dress as a letter to make words with friends
FRIDAY - "Battleship Day" - wear Crusader gear
Not all schools participate in the above Daily Themes portion of SPIRIT WEEK - check with your school to be certain!
At lunch today, the Duke Candidates will receive the ultimate royal treatment and will be served the "dinner" of their choice in the Commons. The traditional DUKE PEP ASSEMBLY will follow Friday afternoon at 2:15PM and the week will culminate in a very Royal Fashion with the crowning of the 2017-2018 WHS Duke during halftime of the boys varsity basketball game in the main gym. (Approx. time 8:00-8:15PM). The Homecoming Dance will follow the games in the Commons and go until 11:00PM. Ticket price is $3 in advance, $5 at the door. (StuCo members who sponsor SPIRIT WEEK and all related activities) can get in for free if they'll bring 2 - 2 Liter bottles of soda.
Other members of the Royal Party are child escorts Hudson Ramirez and Stormie Jones...the kiddos who will carry the crown and basketball are Kennedy Gill and Zyler Jones. If you have any RED, this was a good week to wear it! :) (Just like any other week!)
Good Luck to all of the candidates - it's been a great week across the Crusader Kingdom - a new DUKE will soon reign.