100 ideas for ‘Things I Love About Stratford’ painting in The Pit

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West Orange High School in Winter Garden, Fla., has a tradition of having seniors paint their parking spaces.

The Amazing Gazebo Staff

Sophomores and freshmen will celebrate Friday’s “Spring Fling” by painting parking spaces in “The Pit” from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

The students will use 1,260 pieces of chalk to paint their masterpieces. Photographer Lee McDavid will take an aerial photograph using a drone.

The theme is “Things I Love About Stratford.” The Upper School journalism and creative writing classes collectively came up with a list of 100 ideas for the Fun Friday.

  1. FLIK cookies
  2. The Stratford Gazebo
  3. Mrs. Carol Lanier
  4. The “Loli” (Teachers Tom and Susan Lolis)
  5. Broken fences (FPD game, 2014)
  6. Friday Night Football
  7. Coach Farriba’s Dreams
  8. Ms. Aimee Grisham
  9. Mr. Nicodemo’s Shark Dissection
  10. Eagles’ Nest
  11. Football tags
  12. Mr. Ed Grisamore
  13. The Weagles
  14. 28-0 or 28-21
  15. Prentice
  16. “I what my what?”
  17. Coach Travis Morrison
  18. Break
  19. The Teagles
  20. Chicken Biscuit Thursdays
  21. THE PLAGUE
  22. Tornadoes
  23. Singing “Year 3000” at football games
  24. How you feel Eagles?! Aight
  25. Chow-Down Lunchtime
  26. Dress-Down Days
  27. SAB Christmas Assembly
  28. Halftime Shows by the Spirit of Stratford Band
  29. Spirit Week
  30. Theatre Productions
  31. Bake Sales
  32. Journalism
  33. International Exchange Programs 
  34. Breakfast Day in the cafeteria
  35. The Pink Poodle
  36. The Daffodils
  37. School Trips (Madrid, Belize, France, etc)
  38. The Grady
  39. Andy Lawson
  40. Donna Ellison
  41. Dances (Homecoming, Sadie Hawkins, & Prom)
  42. Themes for sports
  43. The Loop Road
  44. The Talent Show
  45. The Lit Pit
  46. Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  47. The Flower Project
  48. Coach Bridges bringing back the banana
  49. Uniform Resale
  50. The Food Drive
  51. The Blood Drive
  52. Community Service
  53. Old School Pep Rallies
  54. Old Stratford/The Woodruff House
  55. Cleaning the lunchroom
  56. Coach Pip’s Drivers Ed class
  57. The Spanish/French/Japanese Exchange Students
  58. Color Guard
  59. Clubs
  60. Powder Puff
  61. The Yearbook
  62. Senior Wills/Senior Funny Photos
  63. Coach Tyler Brown
  64. Grandparents Day
  65. Camp Eagle
  66. Spirit Days
  67. Study Halls
  68. Last day of school
  69. Preschool Halloween Parade
  70. Be loud. Show up. Be classy.
  71. The “I Believe” Cheer
  72. Monday Morning Assemblies
  73. Hot Peppers 
  74. Dr. Katz’s Personality
  75. Library
  76. Late-Start Days
  77. Chef Josh’s Menu
  78. Drama Club’s BENCHES
  79. Taco and Burrito Days
  80.  Big Boat’s defense
  81. Mr. Kelley’s Beard
  82. Cafeteria Jennifer
  83. Making memes of our “favorite” teachers
  84. Maggie Greer’s jokes before Monday assemblies
  85. Lee McD
  86. Fidget Flickers
  87. Recyling Program
  1. The haunted ivy
  2. Literary Team kicking but not
  3. Pop sockets
  4. Getting out of school for rain
  5. Coach Jaime Kaplan
  6. Well-done cheeseburgers
  7. Beauty of the Campus
  8. Creative writing
  9. Mrs. Wangerin’s encouraging words
  10.  When teachers bring us food
  11. Hanging out in the locker bays
  12. Smarter Smart Boards
  13. The 1,260 pieces of chalk for this