Teacher spirit week photo essay

Kaylee Ohlson

Peace out. Grinning at the camera art teachers, Amy Hellums and Jackie Garcia pose for “Hippie Day” during spirit week. Hippie Day was the first day of the homecoming spirit week.
Roommates. Writing the famous vine on the whiteboard outside of his door, spanish teacher Adam Hall shows his Vine Day spirit. Throughout the day, Hall would recite the vine as students asked.
“Vine” day. Explaining his costume to his class, social studies teacher Jeff Moore wears a vine on his shirt in support of “Vine” day for homecoming spirit week. Moore is the advisor for Student Senate, the organization who comes up with the spirit week theme.
El parasío. Smiling with a pineapple cup in hand, spanish teacher Adam Hall sports a Hawaiian shirt and sunglasses to dress up for Hawaiian day during the homecoming spirit week. Hall not only teaches spanish, but is also the boys’ and girls’ swim coach.
Aloha! Getting together for a picture in their Hawaiian shirts, band teacher John Wilson and choir teacher Stephen Rew enjoy dressing up for homecoming spirit week. Rew plays many different genres of music in the morning in the hallways to wake students up and get them ready for the day.
Ready for surf. Showing off his yellow Hawaiian shirt and sunglasses, science teacher Darrick Gray spreads his arms out in support of homecoming spirit week. Army
College spirit. Posing for a picture, junior Dawn’Yel Iverson and science teacher Megan Walker meet up after the college fair, sporting their university-wear for College Day during homecoming spirit week. This is Walker’s first year of teaching, and she teaches anatomy and botany.
We got spirit. Smiling for the picture, math teachers Erin Lyon and Alan Downing and special education teacher, Cara Hornbeck show off their panther pride by participating in Ray-Pec spirit day. Hornbeck is the head coach for Special Olympics.
Go Mules! Wearing his UCM shirt proudly, science teacher Patrick Hemmingsen shows off in the hallway during passing time. Hemmingsen teaches all different levels of chemistry including regular chemistry, AP chemistry, and IB chemistry.
Say cheese. Sitting together for a picture math teachers Teresa Elmer and Damon Clodfelter wear black and gold for homecoming spirit week. Elmer teaches college algebra and statistics and Clodfelter teaches geometry.
Black and Gold. Grinning at the camera, counselors Katelyn Tucker and Laurie Cantrell show their school spirit by participating in Ray-Pec spirit day for homecoming. Tucker is a counselor for grades 10-12 with the last names L-R, and Cantrell is a counselor for grades 10-12 with the last names D-K.