Freshmen and Sophomores Play Advisory Games

Wednesday March 18th high school students had a turbo advisory day. Students were instructed to color on a piece of paper specifically to resemble a word chosen on the page. After students finished their drawings junior and seniors were sent to the gym and freshmen and sophomores were sent to the cafeteria for games and competitions.

 

Students of the freshmen class won the army crawl by a landslide. Freshmen Samantha Booma beats her peers in her final lap back from the race. Credit: Jenny Beardsley  for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students of the freshmen class won the army crawl by a landslide. Freshmen Samantha Booma beats her peers in her final lap back from the race. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
In the final seconds of the completion, Heislemen finished with a win. Sophomore students cheered and congratulated their peer for helping get a victory.
In the final seconds of the completion, Heislemen finished with a win. Sophomore students cheered and congratulated their peer for helping get a victory.
Sophomore Noah Smith pushes to the end of this difficult round. This was the most stenous activity the students were assigned. Credit: Jenny Beardsley  for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Sophomore Noah Smith pushes to the end of this difficult round. This was the most stenous activity the students were assigned. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Focusing on keeping a strong core to stay in the game sophmores Kevin Heislemen and Dante Lombardi keep their heads up and straight backs. Heislemen eventually was in the last two remaining, and he won for his grade. Credit: Jenny Beardsley  for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Focusing on keeping a strong core to stay in the game sophmores Kevin Heislemen and Dante Lombardi keep their heads up and straight backs. Heislemen eventually was in the last two remaining, and he won for his grade. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students assumed the competition would be quick although the sophmores won with a lucky five minute plank. Students had to keep a flat and straight body or else they would be disqualified. Credit: Jenny Beardsley  for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students assumed the competition would be quick although the sophmores won with a lucky five minute plank. Students had to keep a flat and straight body or else they would be disqualified. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The competition of the “longest” students. Students had to hold a plank position for as long as they could without falling. Those who fell were disqualified. Credit: Jenny Beardsley  for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The competition of the “longest” students. Students had to hold a plank position for as long as they could without falling. Those who fell were disqualified. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The competitions kick off with instructions from advisory teachers. History teacher Jen Coleman informs the freshmen and sophomores the rules of each game they will be playing and participating in. Credit: Cole Bourbon  for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The competitions kick off with instructions from advisory teachers. History teacher Jen Coleman informs the freshmen and sophomores the rules of each game they will be playing and participating in. Credit: Cole Bourbon for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students created the number shouted out with their bodies in their advisory groups. Each time a grade would successfully complete a number, a point would be added to their grade’s score. Credit:  Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students created the number shouted out with their bodies in their advisory groups. Each time a grade would successfully complete a number, a point would be added to their grade’s score. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students created the number shouted out with their bodies in their advisory groups. Each time a grade would successfully complete a number, a point would be added to their grade’s score. Sophomores beat the freshmen overall. Credit: Cole Bourbon  for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students created the number shouted out with their bodies in their advisory groups. Each time a grade would successfully complete a number, a point would be added to their grade’s score. Sophomores beat the freshmen overall. Credit: Cole Bourbon for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students had to choose a word from the text on the page that is not a concrete noun. They must illustrate the word on the page and cannot highlight, circle, or underline the word.  Credit: Jenny Beardsley  for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students had to choose a word from the text on the page that is not a concrete noun. They must illustrate the word on the page and cannot highlight, circle, or underline the word. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Sophomore Melanie Carter draws another light bulb surrounding her word of choice. Every high school student made a piece of artwork for a whole school project. Credit: Jenny Beardsley  for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Sophomore Melanie Carter draws another light bulb surrounding her word of choice. Every high school student made a piece of artwork for a whole school project. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Sophomore Will Heslop drew a light bulb around a word he was focusing on. Students were able to choose any noun on the page as long as it was related to their drawing.  Credit: Jenny Beardsley  for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Sophomore Will Heslop drew a light bulb around a word he was focusing on. Students were able to choose any noun on the page as long as it was related to their drawing. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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The two groups broke off into two groups on both sides of the cafeteria. Freshmen were in the back and sophomores were in the front. Credit: Jenny Beardsley  for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The two groups broke off into two groups on both sides of the cafeteria. Freshmen were in the back and sophomores were in the front. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Sophomore students pile together to create the number eight. James Reeves, Michael Gali, Brandon Falk, Drew Tomas, Tommy Tofuri, and Will Heslop work together to put their number together.  Credit: Cole Bourbon  for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Sophomore students pile together to create the number eight. James Reeves, Michael Gali, Brandon Falk, Drew Tomas, Tommy Tofuri, and Will Heslop work together to put their number together. Credit: Cole Bourbon for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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