Freshmen Groove at “Not a Dance” Dance


The Year

Freshmen stand back as they play giant jenga at the “Not a Dance” Dance. The event was a way to bring together the entire freshman class.

Izzy Silva, Writer

On Saturday, March 20, Loyola Academy’s Student Council hosted the Freshman “Not A Dance” Dance.  This event was held in order to allow freshmen students to hang out outside of the classroom, meet some new people, and get to know others from the other half of the alphabet split. 

Each group went and rotated through the three spots for 30 minutes each.  There were many things to do during this “dance,” and it had something for everyone to enjoy.

The first stop of the night was the West Gym for the Gym of Games.  It had many fun games such as ping pong, spikeball, bags, pop-a-shot, and giant jenga.  T

hen, we moved to the East Gym, where we gathered for some Just Dance.  This party even included a DJ, and the dances were shown on a screen for everyone to see.  It was a great way to be active and have fun with your friends.  

There were lots of older students there, too.  I think that they did an awesome job on encouraging students to have fun and do certain things. 

Lastly, was Flashlight Hide and Seek which was located in the basement, and some snacks and water in the cafeteria.  It was a fun experience being able to go around the basement and hide in classrooms doing things you don’t normally do.

But, don’t just take it from me.  Here are some other student’s opinions on the “dance.”  Caroline Mark said “I overall thought that it was a lot of fun, especially the Just Dance and Flashlight Hide and Seek in the basement.  It was a nice way of seeing some of my friends in the other half of the alphabet group and I would definitely go to something like that again.”

Mia Fraterrigo felt that “The dance was super fun and I think everyone really liked Just Dance! I also think that it was really nice that all the freshmen could be together and see each other again.”

Last, but not least we have Ian Elliott who expressed “The dance is not what I thought it would be but it was still very fun. There was lots of dancing and I got to see people I don’t normally see. Overall it was pretty fun and I had a good time with my friends.”

So, there you have it.  It seems that the Freshman “Not A Dance” Dance was a hit.  Hopefully, students can have something like this to look forward to in the future.