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April in general tends to be an eventful month, so here are some snapshots from recent events:

Dueling Pianos, an Event Sponsored by FAB (Fontbonne Activities Board) for Spirit Week

People in the Fontbonne Community gathered for Fontbonne Day (a day that we have off of school so that Students, Faculty, and Staff can go out into the community and do service projects). Fontbonne Day is one of my favorite things about Fontbonne.

This is my Fontbonne Day service group at the Shalom House!

For more information about the Shalom House: http://www.shalomhousestl.org/

A picture from the Mr. Fontbonne Contest. The contestants are getting ready to perform an opening dance number.

Even though he didn't win Mr. Fontbonne, I was proud of my boyfriend Shea for winning the title Mr. Congeniality!

NSSLHA (National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association) had a Field Day on Campus!

One of the many photos taken at the Spring Dance.

Peace, Love, and April!!!!

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This past week was full of events, because it was spirit week. Every semester, Fontbonne has a spirit week the week of the dance (which is on Saturdays). So, every day last week was leading up to the big, main event. It was very busy, but also a lot of fun and definitely worth losing a little sleep over.

The week started pretty relaxed on Monday with a casual dance party in the DSAC. Songs that have well-known dances were played (i.e. YMCA and hokey pokey). Tuesday night, Fontbonne had a section reserved at the Cardinals baseball game. The weather was beautiful that night and we won! Wednesday night, a dueling piano performance was in the DSAC. I had never been to anything like this before. I had a fabulous time. Two musicians played piano and sang songs by student requests. They were extremely talented and played off one another very well.

Thursday night, the movie The Perks of Being a Wallflower was shown in the DSAC. It was supposed to be projected outside in the meadow, but it was too wet. It’s still always nice though to watch a movie and snack on popcorn. Friday was Fontbonne Day, which is a day where classes are canceled. Because of this, students are encouraged to do volunteer work around the community. Numerous and a wide variety of sites were available to choose from. I helped out at a homeless shelter. Friday night was the talent competition in which Mr. Fontbonne was crowned. Finally, Saturday night was the spring dance. The name for this one was “Welcome to the Hamptons.” This was a preppy themed formal.

Spirit week is always full of exciting events, and I look forward to more in the future!

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It’s Spirit Week at Fontbonne this week, so there’s many special events to attend for us students. My favorite event of the week had to be the Cardinals game this past Tuesday. Throughout the year, Fontbonne provides us with the opportunity for discounted sports tickets. We got these tickets to the first night game of the season for just $12!

Going into Tuesday, I was so looking forward to the game. I was pretty much sleeping during any “free time” in the days prior, so a night of baseball was much needed! After some stressful complications with my car (don’t ask), my roommate and I finally made it to the game.

Our seats were in right field, so we had a pretty good view of everything. I sat back, relaxed, and for the next two hours watched my favorite team win. There was even a home run by Matt Adams, just the third of his major league career. I love the atmosphere at Busch Stadium, and really enjoyed being at the game. We left during the ninth, and had just made it outside the stadium when the winning fireworks went off. It’s such a sight in downtown St. Louis!

I am lucky to go to a university that provides its students with such perks. Last night Fontbonne hosted Dueling Pianos, and that was really entertaining. Spirit Week continues tonight with a movie in the DSAC, and tomorrow the Griffin Girls are performing during the Mr. Fontbonne competition.

Thanks for reading! Until next week..

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Spirit Week was absolutely awesome this year. I felt that the week brought several students together through the various events that were happening around campus. I had a great time playing water balloon volleyball against some of my friends in the meadow. I also enjoyed the limbo competition as well as going to the women’s softball games during the week. The week had a great atmosphere of excitement and unity. On Friday, Springfest ran very smoothly even though it was moved to the gymnasium due to rain.

Everyone made the most of Springfest in the gym with all of the countless enjoyable activities. There was a dancing area, inflatable bowling, Hawaiian punch pong, ground canoeing, and much, much more. I worked at the Biological Sciences Organization booth during the event. We had a contest in which students would have to toss a penny into a cup in order to win a goldfish. There were numerous winners who left happily with their new pets.

On Friday night, Mr. Fontbonne was held as an event in the DSAC Caf’. TJ Eggleston, Chris Luckett, and I competed for first place, displaying our gifts of spirit, talent, hoola-hooping, and knowledge of Fontbonne University. In a hard-fought competition, I was voted as Mr. Fontbonne. It was quite an honor. The other two contestants were wonderful and had me laughing the majority of the night with their acts. Overall, the week was fun, united us as students, and gave us time to recognize the importance of our school.

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Spirit Week Into Springfest

by Alumni Posts April 21, 2010

Finally, it’s Spirit Week! While this week consists mostly of giveaways and games, for me, it’s kind of a relief. Why? Well, after Friday, FAB is done with events for the year—so my work load lightens a bit! Don’t get me wrong—I’m in love with FAB and the work I do for marketing their events, […]

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Feelin’ FAB

by Alumni Posts April 21, 2010

Around this time last year, I was asked to come on board to FAB—the Fontbonne Activities Board. The group had just restructured slightly, and had developed a new position called “Marketing Director.” Geoff Edwards, FAB’s adviser, invited me for no reason really other than I happened to be an advertising major. Keep in mind, I’m […]

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