Thursday, 12 March 2009
Rays of Sunshine In My Chaotic World: Pt 2
Yesterday was my school's Sports Day. I may have mentioned that one of my roles this year is as House Co-ordinator. Our House has consistently run last in just about any competition for the last 5 years or so but when I took over as Co-ordinator last year, I was determined to instil a little pride and House Spirit into the mix (and I'm not talking about rum!). Last year we managed to come third out of four in the Swimming Carnival, a great result for us! The Sports' Carnival was another story however as we collapsed under the weight of the extreme heat of the day.
Well this year I was determined that it be a totally different experience. The weather has been better recently and my new House officials are reeeeeeally keen which means that they're prepared to walk around the crowds coaxing other younger house members to enter events. Here's a bunch of them as exhibit a.
So guess what?
WE CAME SECOND!!!!!!!!! BY 60 POINTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
For a while there only 20 points separated the first two teams but in the end they had just too many top athletes for our 'participation' strategy to be completely effective. Still, for a team that has come last in everything for the last 6 years, this was as good as a victory! It was particularly gratifying to see younger students really getting into the spirit and supporting their House. The Boss has assured me he's been stacking the enrolments and sending a few good athletes our way. Perhaps we need a 'Sorting Hat'??
So today Mrs A has been swanning around the school in her green cape handing out congratulatory prizes and certificates to our best participators.
GO "ANONYMOUS HOUSE FROM AN ANONYMOUS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL IN ADELAIDE"