Tuesday: 11:10 A.M. School Spirit

All our heroes are created equal

On with Webster. On with Webster. Fight on for your fame. Fight, Statesmen, fight, And you will win the game.

--W.G.H.S. fight song

The bleachers vibrate, and the floors shake under the feet of 1,200 stomping, screaming kids crammed into the gym for a late-morning pep rally. They're celebrating the first winning football season in years--and the more immediate promise of an early release from school on this perfect fall afternoon. It is at once a moment of old-fashioned ebullience for students and unspoken, post-Columbine worry for teachers and staff. Principal Voss paces the floor with her walkie-talkie. Scores...

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