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A Wild(cat) Homecoming

The varsity football victory against Brookfield Academy (31–0) may have been the marquee event of Homecoming 2018, but there were plenty of other fun-filled happenings to build school spirit. From cross-divisional spirit-sign-making activities and a ComedySportz show to the Junior Wildcat Jamboree, Willie’s Fun Fest, and an all-school pep rally featuring some of Milwaukee’s most popular mascots, this year’s homecoming did not disappoint. The entire school community was involved in celebrating USM and cheering on our Wildcat athletes.

Faculty compete in a tricycle race during homecoming.

From left: Hannah Reimer, 7th grade English teacher; Michael Tauscher, head of Preschool and Lower School; and Gina Bongiorno, assistant head of Preschool and Lower School, went head-to-head in tricycle races.

Milwaukee sports mascots, including Bernie Brewer and Bango Buck, joined students at the homecoming pep rally.

Clockwise from left Mascots Bernie Brewer from the Milwaukee Brewers; Roscoe from the Milwaukee Admirals; Bango from the Milwaukee Bucks; and Gill from the Lakeshore Chinooks were on hand to help Willie the Wildcat jazz up the Homecoming crowd.

Students lock arms to sing the Alma Mater during homecoming.

Students joined arm-in-arm to sing the alma mater at the conclusion of the all-school pep rally.

A student poses with his USM spirit sign during the homecoming pep rally.

Jaden Jones ’27 proudly showed off his Wildcat spirit sign. Students were invited to decorate the signs and display them at athletic events during homecoming week. The signs were donated by C.D. Smith, which served as the general contractor for the building projects funded through the Our Common Bond campaign.

Lisa and Ken Nowakowski pose for a photo at the Tessa Nowakowski memorial field hockey game.

Lisa and Ken Nowakowski attended the annual Tessa Nowakowski ’10 varsity field hockey game in memory of their daughter.

 

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