Our ASB Vice President, Makena Seal, grade 8, says that “Yes,” she’s really excited for ASB this year, especially for “the meetings, the eighth grade dance, the Blacklight Dance, and Suicide Prevention week because it’s a really important topic.”
Hannah Bodenhammer, the Eighth Grade President, is excited for “being a school leader and preparing rallies!”
Cassidy Crandall, the Community Service Commissioner, says, “I’m most excited for our first rally because it gets the school pumped up and excited about the school year! And because me and Regina are hosting.”
Makena Seal says she’s really excited about the rally because of “the really bad jokes that are funny because of the way we say them.” Cassidy Crandall and Regina Ranieri, both in eighth grade, are hosting the rally as Nemo and Dory from the film Finding Nemo. There is going to be lots of sea-related humor and games.
Regina Ranieri, the Athletics Commissioner in ASB and also the first co-host of our rally, says, “Yes, it seems fun to be the MC and learn to speak in front of people, but also scary.” She also says, “In ASB I think it will be fun to draw things and come up with ideas to get the scool involved.” Regina, along with Ziyah Jordan and David Ceballos, is one of the artists in ASB who created lots of the posters that are going to decorate the walls of the gym for the rally and be reused for the dance, but everyone did their part.
The welcome back dance has an “Aloha” theme because it means “hello” in Hawaiian. It will be from three to five after school on Friday. Students who are new to the school will get in free, as will people with an ASB sticker. To everyone else, the dance is three dollars. Everyone in ASB is excited for the dance, however Makena Seal is more excited for “the Blacklight Dance because we sell the most tickets and make the most money.” That dance will not be until December and does not have a theme yet.
However, there is a new dance that is scheduled for this year: a Halloween one. It will be next month with a costume dress-up day that same day. It’s something new, but ASB is excited for it.
Also, the most popular rally is the Battle of the Sexes in spring. There is also probably going to be a Hippie Dance, according to Makena, because last year it was cancelled. There’s still lots more to plan, but it looks like a promising year from the middle school ASB.