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Celebrating Lynx pride, spirit, tradition

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September 25, 2013
John Elkin - Principal, Webster City High School , The Daily Freeman Journal

Now that Homecoming 2013 has come and gone, I believe it's a good time to talk about school pride, spirit, and tradition. Bob Dylan once sang that "the times they are a-changin'" and while this is true, one thing that has remained the same is the strong celebration for these things that exists in Webster City. Sure, some of those things have changed over the years - for example, Homecoming activities such as bonfires, Powder Puff football, and mud volleyball used to occur - but now in their place are other events that equally demonstrate the essence of WCHS. Consider such changes like Homecoming Coronation being moved to the evening (rather than during the school day) so more family and community members could attend or the fact that Boom Night and its skits were created so more kids could be involved in the festivities.



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