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The History of Sadie Hawkins

Sarah Hunsicker, Editor
February 6, 2017 • 126 views
Filed under Cape Culture

A Sadie Hawkins dance, often referred to as the Sadies, is a formal dance where girls break down the walls of socials norms and ask guys to attend the dance with them. This contradicts the original dance guidelines in which the guy asks the girl to dances such as prom (in the spring) and homecoming (in...

Homecoming and Spirit Week 2016 Preview

Homecoming and Spirit Week 2016 Preview

Katie Redefer, Editor
October 24, 2016 • 373 views
Filed under News

Spirit Week last year was certainly a memorable one. All was well until Wednesday, which was planned to be "On Wednesdays We Wear Pink" Day, yet got swapped last minute with Hawaiian Thursday as a fear of promoting bullying from the Mean Girls reference. The homecoming dance was postponed until October...

Smells Like Viking Spirit

Smells Like Viking Spirit

Sarah Hunsicker, Editor
February 2, 2016 • 517 views
Filed under Student Life

Ever since the beginning of time, or at least the beginning of Cape Henlopen High School, students have always showed their school spirit. Whether it is through Homecoming Spirit Week or just sports events, Cape students have definitely showcased their school spirit. Throughout the years, Cape Henlopen...

Life of A Cape Viking: Homecoming Week

Life of A Cape Viking: Homecoming Week

Nathaniel Zebley, Editor
January 28, 2016 • 544 views
Filed under Student Life

For Cape Henlopen High School students, there is one week out of the entire year that many students look forward to. No, not finals week, but Homecoming week! Many students look forward to having Homecoming week because of the many events that take place around Cape. Such as the traditional Homecoming...

Homecoming in Wonderland

Homecoming in Wonderland

Morgan Schwab, Staff
November 9, 2015 • 435 views
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Homecoming is an annual event, but every year there is a new theme. The theme of the dance makes Homecoming that much better. This years theme was Disney's Alice in Wonderland. The Rotunda was set up to meet the theme. "I thought the rotunda was very fitting to the theme" said Sophomore Carlie Winand...

Hurricane to Make Landfall Homecoming Weekend

Hurricane to Make Landfall Homecoming Weekend

Sarah Hunsicker, Editor
October 9, 2015 • 365 views
Filed under News

Tropical Storm Joaquin intensified to a category 1 Hurricane in the early morning hours of Wednesday September 30. Joaquin is expected to make landfall in the Bahamas around Thursday Morning. The storm is also set to pound the East Coast this weekend. Many are expecting landfall Saturday October 3. As...

Homecoming T-shirts

Homecoming T-shirts

Emma Dijkstra, Staff
October 7, 2015 • 527 views
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The homecoming theme this year is Alice in Wonderland and on Friday the 9th of October, the Color Wars will take place. This was originally scheduled on Friday the 2nd of October, but because school was cancelled, it was changed to the 9th. Seniors are blue, Juniors gold,  Sophomores orange, and...

SGA Caps Homecoming Ticket Sales at 700

SGA Caps Homecoming Ticket Sales at 700

Hannah Lowe, Editor
September 30, 2015 • 313 views
Filed under Student Life

Homecoming season is fast approaching, and with the announcement of ticket sales for the dance came a surprising caveat: only 700 tickets would be sold. With a school of more than 1,400 students, many were surprised to hear that there certainly would not be enough to go around. Senior Brandt Lookup,...

Dance Team: A Year in Review

Dance Team: A Year in Review

Sarah Hunsicker, Staff
June 8, 2015 • 730 views
Filed under A&E, Showcase, Student Life

Throughout the year, Cape Dance has made appearances at Football games, pep rallies, Basketball games, and several parades. The team started off the year back in August at band camp where the group learned routines along with the band. Routines learned during band camp would be performed during the field...

Spirit Week

Spirit Week

Marissa McCloy, A&E Editor
November 3, 2014 • 926 views
Filed under Student Life

Spirit week, a Homecoming tradition, provides a fun and acceptable way for students to express themselves and builds up excitement for the weekend. Students kicked off the week with outfits of red, white, and blue according to 'Merica Monday protocol. Tourist Tuesday, a new theme for Cape, uncovered...

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