During Catholic Schools Week (January 30 - February 3), Cheverus will participate in the WGME School Spirit Challenge to raise money and collect food for Good Shepard Food Bank -- and have a lot of fun! There's a different theme every day. Students should bring in 10 cans of food or $10 (or more!) on Monday to participate in all the dress-down days for the week. Please note the dress-down guidelines for Spirit Week.
Schedule of themes for the week:
- Patriots Day -- Monday, January 30 -- wear your Pats gear or red-white-and-blue
- Decades Day -- Tuesday, January 31 -- dress in the style of a certain decade:
- Freshmen -- Nifty '50s
- Sophomores -- Groovy '60s
- Juniors -- Dy-no-mite '70s
- Seniors -- Totally Rad '80s
- Twin Day -- Wednesday, February 1 -- dress like your BFF or your favorite teacher or ???
- College or Cheverus Sweatshirt Day -- Thursday, February 2 -- show your pride in higher ed
- Purple & Gold Day -- Friday, February 3 -- show your Cheverus spirit!
Special Events During Spirit Week
Pep Rally -- Thursday
X-Order at the end of school day on Thursday to get excited for Friday's early morning pep rally.
WGME School Spirit Challenge -- Friday, 6:00-8:00 a.m.
WGME will broadcast LIVE on Friday morning! Students should arrive by 5:45 a.m. showing their Purple & Gold pride! Students will be competing in cheering competitions, tug-of-war, tricycle races, and more! Students will proceed directly from the rally to 1st Period.
Athletic Events -- Show up and Show your Spirit
- Tuesday, January 31:
Boys Basketball @ Thornton (away)
Girls Basketball vs. Massabesic (home)
Boys Ice Hockey @ Yarmouth (away)
- Wednesday, February 1:
Wrestling vs. Scarborough (home)
Girls Ice Hockey vs. Gorham Bonny Eagle (home)
Girls Basketball vs. South Portland (home)
- Thursday, February 2 :
Boys Ice Hockey vs. Brunswick (home)
- Friday, February 3:
Boys & Girls Swimming & Diving @ Westbrook (away)
Boys Basketball vs. South Portland (home)
Boys Ice Hockey vs. Cape Elizabeth (home)
As part of Catholic Schools Week, Cheverus will participate in the School Spirit Challenge, a friendly competition between schools to show school pride and help the community. The program promotes community spirit and good stewardship through an ongoing food drive to benefit the Good Shepherd Food Bank. The School Spirit Challenge is sponsored by Maine's Credit Unions.
Cheverus Community members can make donations now to support this effort by clicking on the Cheverus seal at the GSFB donation page.
Schools will compete to raise the most pounds of food this winter. CBS 13 News and FOX23 will feature a different school every Friday on Good Day Maine from January 6 to March 3. The finale will be held on March 10. The winner of the School Spirit Challenge wins the coveted Spirit Cup Trophy.
The school participating -- and their air dates -- this season are:
- January 20 -- Oceanside
- January 27 -- Fryeburg Academy
- February 3 -- Cheverus
- February 10 -- Telstar Regional High School in Bethel
- February 17 -- Richmond High School
- Febrruary 24 -- Carrabassett Valley Academy
- March 3 -- Mount View High School in Thorndike
Stay tuned for more information about Cheverus Spirit Week and the School Spirit Challenge!