Glendale High unites students from all over GUSD


Theodore Supangan

Students at Round Up

On Oct. 4, Students from all over Glendale Unified School District gathered at Glendale High School to attend their annual Round Up event, where people paid to eat cultural treats and play games with their friends.

The event started at 6 p.m., but guests lined up to get their $2, access-enabling wristbands around 5:45 p.m. Then, as they walked in, guests were allowed to purchase tickets for 50 cents, which acted as a universal currency for the night.

GHS’s clubs served various foods and drinks as a fundraising source. Some of the more popular ones included Spam musubi, deep fried Oreos, root beer floats and deep fried potato swirls. Guests could also use their tickets on activities such as karaoke and random drink pong.

One of the main festivities at Round Up was the jail cell on the main stage, in which GHS’s Drama Club charged guests three tickets to put their best friends in the jail cell in 10-minute increments. Dashing in and out, guests had the most fun trying to escape the jail cell without paying the five ticket fee for a “get out of jail free” card.

The event lasted about three hours, ending at 8;45 p.m., but a majority of Glendale High’s students stayed behind to help administration clean up and put everything away.

“It was really exciting attending an event held at another school because we don’t have many events like this at Clark,” said junior Gisele Navarro. “Working a booth the girls’ soccer team was also very fun. I got to see a lot of my old friends who didn’t come to Clark.”