CGS students are having a ball.
by Dani Raymond
Assistant Online Editor
On Friday Sept. 23, the sophomore Governor’s school class
had a masked ball in celebration of ending their study of Shakespeare’s Much Ado about Nothing.
The sophomores read the play as part of their summer
homework, as well as making a mask representing a character that they were each
“I thought they [masks] were extraordinarily creative,
especially with their use of symbolism.,” said Winona Siegmund, Governor’s
school English teacher.
Each student was responsible for bringing in a food or
drink, their mask, and memorizing three lines for their character.
“It was cool getting to act like my character,” sophomore
Christian Wiskur said. “Memorizing the lines gave me the chance to learn more
about my character.”
During the “ball” the students put their knowledge of the
play to use by wearing their masks, enjoying their treats, and performing their
“Although it wasn’t
really focused on the play, it was a good opportunity,” sophomore Madison
Stroud said. “I thought it was a good way to incorporate our projects and
studies into an activity.