Gladiator Day Showdown | A Return to a Longtime LCS Tradition

This year’s Gladiator Day marked the continuation of a longtime LCS tradition that had been put on pause since 2020. The day began with a deafening cheer-off between our four Paper Houses—Mackenzie, Lefevre, Sheldrake and Pullen—and then the cheering continued throughout a series of chariot races in the McEwen Gym.

The students were energized from the communal excitement as they broke up into teams to tackle the outdoor events—inflatable challenges, sponge wars, slip ‘n slide dodge ball, and more! They finished the afternoon session with a tough tug-of-war competition on Matthews Field that left many with muddied feet and reddened palms.

Everyone then gathered down at the waterfront for the final (and most anticipated) event—Gladiator Jousting on Lake Katchewanooka. It was a fierce competition as junior girl and boy as well as senior girl and boy representatives from each house jousted against each other in elimination rounds. 

Thanks to the School Life Class for another wonderful spirit event!

View the photos from the day on the LCS Facebook page.
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Lakefield College School is a private, coeducational boarding and day school for students in grades 9 through 12, located in Lakefield, Ontario, Canada.

We respectfully acknowledge that Lakefield College School is located on the Treaty 20 Michi Saagiig territory and in the traditional territory of the Michi Saagiig and Chippewa Nations, collectively known as the Williams Treaties First Nations, which include: Curve Lake, Hiawatha, Alderville, Scugog Island, Rama, Beausoleil, and Georgina Island First Nations.
Lakefield College School respectfully acknowledges that the Williams Treaties First Nations are the stewards and caretakers of these lands and waters in perpetuity and that they continue to maintain this responsibility to ensure their health and integrity for generations to come.

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