• November 29UCCS visits MSHS from 9:45-10:05am on February 15th.

  • November 29Forensics at World Schools Debate from 3:45-8:00pm on February 21 at Woodland Park.

  • September 4Girls Basketball vs. Vanguard from 6-7:30pm at MSHS.

  • July 30Wrestling Regionals from 3-6pm on February 15th at Central High School.

Toga Tradition Lives On

Aubrey Hall, Reporter

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As is the case with most of homecoming week, Thursday was packed with various school activities, including class colors/toga day, a pep assembly, and the annual bonfire.

Toga day is a homecoming tradition here at MSHS. While ninth, tenth, and eleventh graders dressed in their class colors last Thursday, senior students could be seen sporting togas of all different styles, colors, and patterns. They ranged in quality, from clothing pins and sheets turned garments, to costume store purchases.

One student that really stood out was 12th grader Cole Crumb (12), who wore a camouflage toga and cowboy boots. He said he had been looking forward to toga day for a while.

“It’s kind of a tradition in my family,” Crumb said. “Everyone has had their own toga. I wanted mine to be something that really brings out who I am.” And it did just that.

The day was rounded off with an assembly, featuring a human chess game (on accordance with the homecoming theme of board games), and various homecoming court activities. Later that night, many students attended the annual bonfire at the upper activity area of the middle school.

Crumb also attended the assembly and bonfire, and says that homecoming in general is much different as a senior. “You’re at the top and it’s your last year, so you really have to go all-out.” Crumb’s personalized take on a traditional toga is a reminder of the individuality that each new group of seniors brings to the table when homecoming rolls around each year.

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Aubrey Hall, Student Life Editor

Aubrey Hall (12) is returning for her 4th and final year in Mass Media. She has held a range of positions in her time at MSHS, from Photography Editor...

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