Garfield Spirit Days

District Spirit/Pride is important because it sets the tone for various aspects of the district and its students, staff, faculty, parents and community. It provides a source of stability, like someone to lean on. When the student body and staff, faculty, parents and community are involved in events on and off campus, it demonstrates a passion for Boilermaker Pride that is immeasurable and contagious. District Spirit/Pride can translate into higher expectations of one’s self and surroundings, pushing for positive changes in Garfield.

District Spirit/Pride can improve a student’s commitment to education. This commitment can in turn act as a deterrent to negative behavior, such as dropping out of school or making fun of others for their school affiliations.  Having a positive learning environment is one of the many things that make going to school and being involved in district wide events so exciting. District Wide Spirit/Pride helps to develop and foster relationships among people.

District/Garfield Spirit Days Survey


           October

  • Monday, October 8th: Wear Yellow to Kick-Off Respect Week (Homerooms should discuss what respect is and why everyone is wearing yellow- unless school has a different set up)
  • Friday, October 25th:  Wear Sweats to Sweat Out Violence (Violence Awareness Week- activities will happen at individual schools throughout the week...Please talk to homeroom classes about being Kind to Others)

         
           November

  • Friday, November 2nd : Boilermaker Break (Each individual school will have their own activity and schedule)

 

           January

  • Friday, January 24th: Wear Tie Dye, Multi-Colors or Perfectly Different Shirt (Boilermakers are Perfectly Different--In homeroom classes talk about respecting other people's differences and the benefits-unless school has different set-up)

     

    March

  • Friday, March 27th: Wear Superhero Shirt. There is a superhero in all of us we just need the courage to put on the cape. (Homerooms talk about courage and what it means with students) 


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