Campus Comes to Life During Spirit Week

From Oct. 8 to Oct. 13, the Windward community came together in celebration of Spirit Week. From class competitions to dress-up days to a Homecoming Football game victory, the week was a shining showcase to the kind of energy and comraderie our campus is known for. 

Throughout the week, students and faculty took part in numerous fun activities, ranging from outlandish games and student showcases to teambuilding exercises and athletic events. It also served as a way to highlight our diverse, inclusive culture, with both National Coming Out Day and the International Day of the Girl encouraging expression and education. 

Each day, students participated in events and activities to earn class points. Our Senior class ultimately emerged victorious, taking a narrow win over our Ninth Graders with an impressive 34,200 points. Also victorious were our Volleyball and Football teams. Girls Volleyball defeated Crossroads in their varsity matchup, while the Football team came out on top of Flitridge Prep 65-42 in the Homecoming Football game. 

It was quite a week, and we couldn't have done it without the dedication of our parents, students, faculty, and staff volunteers. We are incredibly grateful for their contributions.
 
Thank you to the creativity and energy of the amazing Parent Guild Co-Chairs: Carol Cheng-Mayer, Pam Reynolds, Raina Rosenblum, Executive Committee Member Nadine Bell, and Parent Guild President Michelle Taub, for making this such a special week full of fun activities and special treats.   
 
Thank you as well as to all our wonderful parent volunteers who helped throughout the week: Janel Ablon, Angela Armitage, Tanya Baron, Shannon Callan, Christie Carney, Denise Contis-Walter, Kate Coppola, Rosanne Cunningham, Emily Doyle, Kori Dworkin, Laura Hopper, Elizabeth Kaye, Lisa Lewin, Joyce Mickelson, Randee Motzkin, Sepi Nezam, Sue O'Connor, Dana Pachulski, Chelsea Patterson, Guilda Peykar, Talia Rimokh, Aimee Rosenbaum, Amy Russo, Sharon Stanley, Karyn Weber, Leslie Wimmer, and Patricia Zanuck. Additionally, thank you to the parents who helped to provide such amazing raffle prizes: Lorraine and Joe Berchtold, and Dana Pachulski.
 
And finally, thank you to Parent Guild Spirit Wear co-chairs: Jenny Gordon, Davina Grossman, Samantha Hannan, Jaime Schwartzberg, La Donna Wertlieb, Executive Committee Member Lorena Barrientos, and their volunteers for making sure the community had the opportunity to deck themselves in Windward branded t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, and pajama bottoms!

For a full gallery of the incredible week, click here.
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Windward School is a 7-12, co-educational, independent day school in Los Angeles, California.