Pirate Pride



School spirit at Marshfield comes in many different forms, one of which is Pirate Pride.
On Oct. 19, Pirate Pride had its first club meeting of the 2014-15 school year. Last year, advised by former math teacher Megan Free, Pirate Pride had a successful year involved in activities such as wearing purple clothing on Fridays. This year Pirate Pride is advised by math teacher Kevin Guthrie.

According to freshman and second year member Amy Lathrom, Pirate Pride is a club in which students can demonstrate their encouraging and helpful attitudes towards students, staff members and community members. Pirate Pride tries to inspire these traits in everyone at Marshfield.

“We go out in the community and spread kindness,” Lathrom said.

Every month, Pirate Pride performs a “random act of kindness.” According to eighth grader Kodee Harwood, the most recent act consisted of the Pirate Pride students attaching sticky notes to lockers in Pirate Hall that had encouraging quotes written on them.

“The goal is to make everyone’s day, even if it’s just one smile or one laugh,” Harwood said.

Pirate Pride has a meeting every month in room 600 of Pirate Hall. The next meeting will be on Dec. 10. Anyone is invited to come, share their ideas and even help with next month’s random act of kindness, candycane-o-grams.

“It’s different from the other clubs,” Harwood said. “They accept you for who you are.”