Heritage School kicks off Spirit Week Monday

The Heritage School Hawks will celebrate Homecoming the week of September 30 through October 4.

Students in the Upper School — grades 9-12 — will compete over the course of Spirit Week to earn the coveted “Most Spirited Class” award. Spirit points will be accumulated by participation in the Spirit Week events.

Spirit Week activities begin Monday with “Pajama Day” and Tuesday with “Disney Day” during which students can come dressed as their favorite Disney Character. Wednesday is “Fancy Day,” allowing students to dress to the nines and Thursday is “Country Boy Living Day.” On Thursday evening spirit will be celebrated with the annual Powder Puff Game on the football field at 6:00 p.m. The Homecoming King competition will take place during the halftime portion of the game.

As part of the “Most Spirited Class” contest, Heritage will host an Upper School Dodgeball Tournament Monday through Thursday, along with a class poster competition to be judged on Friday.

Friday is Heritage Spirit Day in which all students from pre-K to 12th grade as well as the school staff and faculty are encouraged to sport Heritage Hawks colors or wear red, white, and blue. The entire student body will gather to enjoy the new Heritage Center with the first Homecoming Pep Rally on Friday at 2:30 PM. The pep rally will include the Dodgeball Tournament finals.

On Friday evening, the Varsity Hawks football team will take on Mount de Sales at 7:30 p.m. At halftime, the Homecoming Court will be presented and the 2013 Homecoming Queen will be crowned by last year’s queen, Carrie Riley. Homecoming Spirit Week is in conjunction with a semi-formal dance forUpper School students in the Student Life Center at 8:00 p.m.

All are invited to come and support the Hawks as they celebrate Homecoming 2013!

For more information, please contact Monica Haaland, Director of Admissions & Marketing, at mhaaland@heritagehawks.org or (678)423-5393.

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