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South Woods Spirit Squad


Friday, February 10th, 2023 - P.S. I Love You Day - Wear Purple

February 13th-17th, 2023 - Spirit Week!

Spirit Week 2023 theme days will include: 

Monday, February 13th - Team Color Day - Students are encouraged to wear their team color, Red or Black as we celebrate our opening ceremonies with relays for all grade levels in our gymnasium. 

Tuesday, February 14th - Time Warp Tuesday - South Woods is heading back in time! Students and staff are encouraged to wear clothes and accessories from their favorite decade.

Wednesday, February 15th - Dress for Success Day - While all 3 grade levels are invited to participate by wearing their best business attire; select 8th grade students will take over as teachers for the day.

Thursday, February 16th - Pajama Day! - Students and staff are invited to wear their coziest school appropriate jammies!

Friday, February 17th - Syosset Spirit Day - Both teams are invited to wear Syosset gear or school colors as we come together for our closing ceremonies that include a staff/student volleyball game! 

 As part of Spirit Week, the South Woods Peer Leaders Club will be collecting toiletries and non-perishable food items for The INN in Hempstead. Students are encouraged to bring in the following items that will directly help those in need in our neighboring communities: 

  • Full-sized toiletries (soap, shampoo, conditioner, etc.)

  • Baby diapers size 4 & up

  • Toilet paper

  • Canned meats

  • Canned tuna and salmon

  • Canned soup (flip top cans)

  • Canned stews and chili

  • Canned vegetables

  • Canned fruit

  • Dry soup

  • Peanut butter

  • Jelly (no glass please)

  • Hot and cold cereals (oatmeal, farina)

  • Rice

  • Powdered milk

  • Packaged pasta (macaroni & cheese, etc.)

  • Canned beans

  • Baby food & cereal (glass jars accepted)

  • Baby formula (Enfamil/Similac)


Items can be brought in throughout Spirit Week and placed in the boxes in the Main Lobby.

Throughout the week students will have the opportunity to sign up for lunchtime activities to earn points for their team. Sign ups will take place during lunch periods the week of February 6th. Activities will include:

Tuesday: Musical Chairs, Giant Jenga, Trivia, Chess Tournament

Wednesday: Lawn Games, Scavenger Hunt, Water Bottle Tic Tac Toe, Chess Tournament (continued)

Thursday: Jump Rope Contest, Mummy Wrapping, Paper Airplane Contest, Chess Tournament (Finale) 

We hope your child is looking forward to Spirit Week 2023!

March 6th-10th, 2023 - Wellness Week

March 20th-24th, 2023 - Multicultural Week

Wednesday, April 5th, 2023 - College/University Shirt Day

Thursday, April 20th, 2023 - Celebrate the upcoming Earth Day! Wear green or blue

Wednesday May 24th, 2023 (subject to change due to snow days) - Wear Red, White and Blue / Patriotic clothing in Honor of those who lost their lives serving our Country.

June 14th, 2023 - Flag Day Color Challenge. 6th Grade- White, 7th Grade - Red and 8th Grade - Blue