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School is a crucial part of anyone's life. It is education, it is family, it is friendship, it is a huge part of anyone's journey in life. School shapes our opinions of the world, both positive and negative. So here at Spirit Zone, we seek to understand, share, and discuss everything and anything about school spirit and sports. The conventional, the unconventional, the good, the bad, and the ugly. It is all here. All truths and facts. Below are some of the topics we shall be talking about.

School Uniform clothing to help shape young student school spirit

School Uniforms have many advantages. One being, they help shape young student school spirit. In my opinion, it is the number one major benefit of school uniforms. So why is this school spirit important and how does it impact the young mind? These are only a few of the questions I will answering in this section. School uniforms help shape young people's thinking and their view of the world. And it is essential we understand the whys and hows involved.

Origins of the Varsity and Letterman and other school jackets

The Varsity and Letterman school jackets say a lot about American history. School Jackets, in general, are a huge part of American culture. Funny thing is, not very many people know their history. I gotta tell you, it is an iconic history and I believe if you have ever owned a school jacket you should know how it became a big part of American school culture. So I welcome you to this river of knowledge, take your fill. Believe me, you are not going to stay the same.

The origin of the Thunderstick and other sports oddities

Do you know what a Thunderstick is? (I would be surprised if you don't) Do you know how it came to be? A Thunderstick is all fun and games. But it's origin is pretty weird, to say the least. Well, this section is all about how the Thunderstick came to be and of course- many other iconic sports oddities. And yes, sports culture can be peculiar too. You do not believe me! Continue along and read the in-depth article. I am pretty sure you will think otherwise after.

A closer look at the school mascot

As the title says, this section will offer you a closer look at the school mascot. We shall be talking about the origin of the school mascot, the history, duties of the school mascot, why the school mascot is important in sports culture? And the extent of its impact. There is so much we are going to discuss, you just have to stick around much longer to get it all. And it is a handful. It would be a shame if you miss anything. So please don't. Now get reading already.

 

The origin of the Thunderstick

The origin of the Thunderstick
Do you ever wonder how would you feel being in the world of the hammer-wielding thunder God Thor? If you are a superhero buff, you would even want to be him in the first place. Years back citizens of the neighboring sport loving planet Earth ending up creating something similar to it which gives you the same kind of power Thor would have but, in a sports auditorium or sports stadium full of crowd cheering for their favorite team. Thundersticks is that weapon we use on Earth that creates the same kind of sound and spirit for sports buffs.

The origin of the Letterman Varsity Jacket

The origin of the Letterman Varsity Jacket
I have been asking myself about the origin of the varsity and the letterman jacket frequently. Due to my curiosity, I have done a good research about their origin and I will share the information in this article. I will also try to bring out the minute difference between the two items. I bet quite a number of you are very curious about the jackets. Before we dive into what I have for you, have a glimpse of the article content listed below. I used to think that the varsity and the letterman jacket came from a very dedicated designer with an intention of hitting the fashion design market until I learned the truth. It all started in 1865 at Harvard University. The university's baseball team wanted to mark their best team players.

Mascots: A Tradition Evolved

Mascots: A Tradition Evolved
School mascots have been a tradition in academic institutes for a very long time, representing a school with an animal chosen by those who build the spirit. It's hard to pinpoint exactly the way this tradition has evolved, but most people would be surprised to know that it wasn't exactly the way they thought, or in the order thought for that matter. Mascots have become a very important part of modern-day sports teams & higher learning institutions. Ranging from all kinds of animals, mascots are used to back up their team's sacrifice and effort to bring pride home; among other things.

How uniform clothing creates school spirit

How uniform clothing creates school spirit
Schools are where children get their first chance to really have a look at the outside world away from all the influences they've grown up with. It provides an opportunity to look at life in another way and the uniformity of schools, with set times for lessons, breaks, and lunch etc., ties in nicely with school uniforms. This is the brand of the school that we should all wear with pride as we are all part of the school team. With this in mind, it comes down to the simple process of working together for the maximum results for any school and this mindset to create the perfect school pride.