H.B. Thompson Middle School in Syosset celebrated Spirit Week during the week of Dec. 2.
Throughout the week, students competed and participated in a variety of challenges, games, relays and activities that fostered a strong sense of schoolwide community. Divided into teams, students competed for points with each activity.
The festivities kicked off on Dec. 2 with an opening ceremony, and throughout the week students took part in scooter and skills relay races, floor hockey, bean bag toss, European handball, lax throw, hula hooping, a balloon pop, basketball layups and agility ball, in addition to many other activities.
Students also had the opportunity to create crazy hats, as well as compete in “History Jeopardy” and a scavenger hunt. All activities enabled students to accumulate points for their respective teams.
Spirit Week finished with a closing ceremony on Dec. 6, which featured volleyball matches and a tug of war competition.