NC Spirit Week

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Week 8 is Spirit Week.

Every semester on the North Campus, Week 8 involves themed days, fun activities, tips on student health and well-being, and special spirit week contests.

What started out as Mental Health & Wellness Week over the years evolved to Spirit Week in the Fall 2019 semester. To reach new heights with this semesterly recurring event, we are now developing a new identity that reflects its evolution. You can look forward to our rebranding coming Summer 2020!

What is Spirit Week?

During spirit week, students celebrate school pride by participating in themed days and competing in special spirit week contests. Spirit week is full of activities that are fun and also help students get to know Columbia College better. It gets students involved, working cooperatively and united on a common goal of promoting school spirit. It’s also a great opportunity to recognize our athletic teams and clubs, kick off a fundraiser or charity event, and start special student projects.

Winter 2020 Themes

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Date Theme
Wednesday, February 26

Pink Shirt Day ๐Ÿ‘š

Get to know: Anti-bullying

Monday, March 2

Meme Monday ๐Ÿ“ฑ

Get to know: How to Eat Well, Be Well

Tuesday, March 3

Twin Tuesday ๐Ÿ‘ฏ

Teacher Appreciation Day

Wednesday, March 4

Wacky Socks Wednesday ๐Ÿงฆ

Get to know: Seasonal Allergies

Thursday, March 5

Future So Bright Gotta Wear Shades Day ๐Ÿ˜Ž

Get to know: Career Services

Friday, March 6

Fancy Friday ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ•บ

Get to know: International Women’s Day

Pink Shirt Day ๐Ÿ‘๏ธโ€๐Ÿ—จ๏ธ (Wed, Feb 26)

Wear something pink ๐Ÿ‘š and take a stand against bullying! National Pink Shirt Day celebrates and raises awareness for the anti-bullying movement.

Get to know: Anti-bullying ๐Ÿ‘๏ธโ€๐Ÿ—จ๏ธ “Bullying is a form of aggression where there is a power imbalance; the person doing the bullying has power over the person being victimized. In addition to any physical trauma incurred, bullying can result in serious emotional problems, including anxiety, low self-esteem, or depression.” Join us in the Student Lounge at lunch to learn more.

Pink Bake Sale ๐Ÿง๐Ÿช |ย 11:30 am-1:00 pm | Student Lounge | Bring $1 for pink cupcakes and cookies, funds raised support anti-bullying programs

Meme Monday ๐Ÿ“ฑ (Mon, Mar 2)

Do you miss Vine? Dress up like the most iconic Vine or meme as we remember what once was. If Vine or memes aren’t your thing, then dress up as TikTokers.

Get to know: How to Eat Well, Be Well ๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿคธ It’s 2020 and Body Positivity is going strong. Let’s open talk about unrealistic physical appearance standards for males and females, self-acceptance, self-worth, self-love, and eating healthy while staying body positive.

FREE yogurt parfaits and fruit cups ๐Ÿจ๐Ÿˆ๐Ÿ‰ | 11:30-12:30 pm | Student Lounge | Treat yourself to healthy sugars, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, probiotics, calcium, proteins, and more! While quantities last.

Twin Tuesday ๐Ÿ‘ฏ Teacher Appreciation Day๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿซ (Tue, Mar 3)

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Come to school twinning with your closest friends! Coordinate your outfits and come to school looking like twins.

Boxes of Love ๐Ÿ’Œ| Starting Monday, February 24 you can write notes to your teachers and staff at the North Campus. They can be a thank you note, an encouraging note or any message you like. An envelope for each teacher and staff will be posted on a bulletin board. Once notes are collected, they will be placed in boxes and gifted to your teachers on Teacher Appreciation Day. (*Note: All notes will be reviewed by a staff member for appropriateness before they are gifted to the teachers.)

Gratitude Ceremony โœจ| 12:00-12:15 pm | Student Lounge | There will be a short ceremony of appreciation to celebrate our teachers. Please come and show them your gratitude!

Wacky Socks Wednesday๐Ÿงฆ (Wed, Mar 4)

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Wear the craziest socks you own to school!

Get to know: Seasonalย Allergies ๐Ÿคง Spring is coming. Pollen from trees, grass, and weeds start triggering runny noses, itchy skin, sneezing, and watery eyes. You might be experiencing new allergies from the Vancouver environment that you never had before! Allergies suck… Our nurse, Claire is here to help! Learn more about natural allergy remedies, over-the-counter medications, and skin creams you can use to feel better from allergies.

Future So Bright Gotta Wear Shades ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ’ผย (Thu, Mar 5)

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Dress business casual! ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ผ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ผย We’re celebrating the bright future you’re about to have. Make sure you wear some sunglasses because your future is really bright, as we mentioned before.

Get to know: Career Services ๐Ÿ‘” Meet our Career Advisor, Linus! Need help with your resume, cover letter, applying to volunteer or work? Learn more about how Career Services can help you reach your professional goals.

LinkedIn Photo Booth ๐Ÿ“ท| 11:30 am-1:00 pm | Student Lounge | Do you have a professional headshot? That tiny image of your face is your first impression to potential employers and professional connections. That’s vitally important for professional social media platforms like LinkedIn. Don’t use a selfie! Come and get your headshot done for FREE!

Fancy Friday ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ•บย International Women’s Day๐Ÿ‘ฉ (Fri, Mar 6)

Come dressed to the nines! ๐Ÿ‘ž๐Ÿ‘  The theatre, the opera, the symphony, the red carpet, a wedding, a ball, a dinner party… Fancy Friday! Any excuse is a good excuse to get dressed up and feel fancy.

Get to know: International Women’s Day ๐Ÿ’œ An equal world is an enabled world. We can choose to challenge stereotypes, fight bias, broaden perspectives, improve situations, and celebrate womenโ€™s achievements. Collectively, each one of us can help create a gender-equal world. #EachforEqual #WomensDay

Pledge Wall | 11:30 am-1:00 pm | Student Lounge | Share your ideas on our IWD Pledge Wall. Write a specific BELIEF or tangible ACTION that can help people maintain a gender-equal mindset and gender-equal world. ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿš’๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿ•ต๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โœˆ๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ”ง๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš–๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ

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