On August 25, students gathered at school for orientation and the annual scavenger hunt. The high school was divided up into 10 teams, each represented by a different color. These teams will compete in small games every Thursday until students are assigned advisories.
Baxter the owl
Baxter the owl rides up to introduce himself to the high schools students. He represents the school mascot from 50 years ago, in order to celebrate Country Day's 50th anniversary. (Photo by Elena Lipman)
Senior Dominic Stephen shows off what type of shorts are not allowed at Country Day at the fashion show. (Photo by Adam Ketchum)
Senior Akilan Murugesan, biology teacher Kellie Whited and English teacher Ron Bell demonstrate what not to wear to school at the fashion show. (Photo by Adam Ketchum)
Junior Sydney Michel hugs Baxter the owl as he hands out wooden eggs to the students. The eggs symbolize the start of the new year. (Photo by Madison Judd)
Brooke Wells, the new head of high school, introduces himself to students at morning meeting. (Photo by Micaela Bennett-Smith)
The white team gathers to sing "Icebox" with head of high school Brooke Wells. This was one of the requirements in order to complete The Hunt.
Blue team member senior Keegan Crain arm wrestles secretary Shara Reeves, trying to complete all the activities on The Hunt list. (photo by Zoe Bowlus)
Red team 10
The red team tries to complete the kick off activity for the scavenger hunt—have all the members stand in a circle and pass a hula hoop all the way through. But they must do this without breaking the chain. (Manson Tung)
White team poses for a picture with history teacher Dan Neukom. By doing this, they successfully completed one of the challenges on the scavenger hunt—take picture with someone who has a beard. (Photo by Kevin Huang)