* By KNews Staff, Photo by Lorielle Bouldin, KNews Staff Reporter * The annual Homecoming Powderpuff football game was held on Wednesday,Oct. 12. This is the game during spirit week where girls at Thomas Dale play football and boys who choose to participate are the cheerleaders. The girls who choose to participate in the powderpuff game are taught
The most popular spirit day is Generations Day, traditionally called “Senior Citizen Day” in honor of the senior class. On Generations Day, freshmen dress as babies, sophomores dress as toddlers, juniors dress as moms and dads, and seniors dress as senior citizens. Freshmen with binkies and seniors with walkers crowd Dale’s hallways. Unofficially, faculty dress as
“It shows how much school spirit we have and how much we want to show it by going full out even if we do look crazy. The best part is, no one judges each other during spirit week.” Megan Jackson, freshman “My favorite part was that a lot of people
On Tropical Day students, faculty and staff come to school dressed as if they are going to the beach or traveling as a tourist in a tropics. Aloha !
* By Victoria Gebremedhin, KNews Staff Writer * From Oct. 10 – 14, Thomas Dale Knights celebrated homecoming with Spirit Week. Spirit Week has always been a popular and fun way to promote more than just homecoming. It brings together students and faculty together with creative ways to dress up and enjoy everyone’s company as they band together
* By Tanner Davis, KNews Sports Editor * Due to injuries at the beginning of the season, the Thomas Dale varsity football team was not expected to have a winning season. However – amid doubts and uncertainties – the Knights have displayed their resiliency with a solid 4-2 record. Unfortunately for Matt Lawton, first string
* By Nadi Meyer, KNews Managing Editor * Dr. Brenda Chappell-Sharpe, the new head librarian at Thomas Dale’s main campus, has a background in the arts and a fever for a fresh start. “I love TDHS so far! I’m having a blast!” said Dr. Chappell-Sharpe. “ I love seeing the students every day and just helping them
* By Mateo Stanberry, KNews Photo Editor * Fifteen years have passed since the tragic terrorist attack on the Twin Towers resulted in the death of 2,996 civilians. On September 11, 2001, four American Airlines planes were hijacked after leaving from Boston, Newark, and Dulles. Two planes crashed into the Twin Towers in New York City.