Spirit Week

Even though we had Monday off, last week was a busy week! I helped two other teachers plan our school’s first ever spirit week. The spirit week led up to the big basketball tournament on Friday and Saturday. I designed a poster we hung around school:


Spirit Week Poster


Tuesday was dress as a fictional character day. David purchased a Cat in the Hat costume when he student-taught kindergarten and we brought the hat with us to Turkey. I stole it from him, because what better costume could a librarian have? David was inspired by a Halloween costume his brother and sister-in-law made a couple of years ago and dressed as Mr. Incredible.


Cat in the Hat and Mr. Incredible


Some of the teachers enjoyed dressing up just as much as the kids:


Teachers on Character Day


The kids were pretty cute, too:




Wednesday was aluminum foil day:




The elementary kids were especially creative:




Thursday was twin/triplet/etc. day:




We had families dress alike:


Twin Day Family


And students dress like teachers:


Twin day with crazy hair


Fun fact… our school has four sets of twins this year! Since I’m the yearbook teacher, I had to get a photo of the real twins on twin day:


Twins on twin day


Also on Thursday, we had our first ever school pep assembly. Our school is designed around an atrium, so we had students line the terraces. The coaches announced the basketball teams and my cheerleaders performed!






Pep assembly


Friday was school colors day:




The basketball players left early on Friday to go to the tournament, and the rest of the school let out a couple of hours early too so we could attend the games. It was a successful spirit week!


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