Many students don’t realize the amount of time and effort that ASB puts into making signs for events and games. During big events such as Battle of the Bell week, they spend every nutrition, tutorial, lunch, before and after school making them for the purpose of raising the school spirit. According to Sophie Harriman, current ASB president, “For Battle of Bell, I required every single person in ASB to make ten signs, which is 290 signs for just that one week, and a majority of them got ripped down.”
They often wonder who is responsible. Some may think to blame our cross-town rivals, Estancia, but this is not the case. A member of ASB’s publicity team, Janelle Alonzo says “It has happened in the past years, but the rivalry was a lot more civil this year…” It is not specified who exactly tears down the signs, but there is an inclination towards our very own.
What exactly would be the consequences for being caught degrading the work of our Student Government? According to resident security guard Brandon “[We would] call [them]
The main cause of disheartenment is the fact that the signs made for our school do not bother or get in anyone’s way. They simply bring up the school spirit and keep students up to date about current events. There is no apparent reason for interference.