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The Family House Rally is an exciting and spirited evening event at Xavier College Prep, designed to bring together families and students to celebrate their school spirit and camaraderie. Each family rallies in support of their student’s specific house, engaging in fun games and friendly competitions that foster a sense of unity and school pride.

Event Highlights

  1. House Spirit: The event kicks off with a lively opening ceremony where families gather in their respective house, adorned with their house colors and banners. Each house has its unique cheer and motto, and the atmosphere is electric with anticipation and enthusiasm.
  2. Fun Games and Competitions: A variety of games and competitions are organized, catering to all age groups and interests. These activities include:
    1. Relay Races: Teams of students and their family members participate in thrilling relay races, showcasing their speed and teamwork.
    2. Tug-of-War: Houses compete in a classic tug-of-war challenge, testing their strength and coordination.
    3. Trivia Contests: Families compete in trivia contests that cover a range of topics, including school history, general knowledge, and fun facts.
    4. Obstacle Courses: Exciting obstacle courses are set up for participants to navigate, promoting agility and problem-solving skills.
  3. House Points and Awards: Throughout the evening, houses earn points based on their performance in the various games and competitions. The points are tallied, and at the end of the event, the house with the highest score is awarded towards the coveted House Cup. Individual awards are also given for standout performances and displays of sportsmanship.
  4. Food and Refreshments: Food stalls and refreshment stands provide a variety of snacks and meals to keep everyone energized. Options include classic favorites like hot dogs, popcorn, ice cream, and more.
  5. Family Bonding: The Family House Rally is designed to strengthen the bonds between families and the school community. It provides a unique opportunity for parents to actively participate in school life and for students to share their school pride with their loved ones.
  6. Photo Opportunities: Photo booths and designated photo spots allow families to capture the fun moments of the evening. Props and backdrops with house colors and logos add to the festive atmosphere.

The Family House Rally at Xavier College Prep is a celebration of school spirit, family involvement, and friendly competition. It’s an evening filled with laughter, excitement, and memorable moments, where families come together to support their students and their respective houses. This event not only strengthens the sense of community within the school but also creates lasting memories for students and their families, making it a highlight of the school year.