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GOFA: Give One For All; Its true meaning

GOFA: Give One For All; Its true meaning

Seung-Yoon Lee, Staff Writer December 12, 2023

The air grows colder, and the holiday feels start to emerge. It’s December, which means one thing: it’s GOFA season. GOFA, which stands for Give One For All, is an annual fundraising event hosted by...

GOFA Dress Up Days Return to Mayo

GOFA Dress Up Days Return to Mayo

Lily Adams, Staff Writer December 1, 2023

Hey Spartans! It’s officially December, which means it’s GOFA season! GOFA stands for “give one for all,” and for the entire month, there are different fundraisers and ways to get involved....

PowderBuff 2022 

Ryder Walter, Staff Writer December 20, 2022

Guys, do you want to play some volleyball for a good cause? Sign up to coach or play in Mayo High School’s  annual GOFA PowderBuff tournament.  You get to create your own team of 10 players and...

GOFA: Get Giesen Groomed!

GOFA: Get Giesen Groomed!

Muhammad Fadlia, Staff Writer December 19, 2022

One of the oldest yet unforgettable GOFA traditions is run by social studies teacher Mr. Giesen: the "Haircut Fundraiser." This doesn't mean that someone would be cutting or styling your hair, although...

Powerful Percussive Performance

Powerful Percussive Performance

Monica Montalvo, Staff Writer December 16, 2022

Unquestionably the most powerful GOFA event is coming up this week: the Drumline showcase. Combined between the other two amazing Rochester Public High Schools, Mayo's Drumline will face off in a friendly...

What is a GOFA Cameo?

What is a GOFA Cameo?

Gavin Hart, Staff Writer December 16, 2022

Teacher Cameos are Dynamo!  Ever wanted to hear a teacher say something completely outlandish (but still school-appropriate)? With the help of the Student Government and GOFA, that is now possible! Students...

Do not fear, Dr. Mayo is here

Do not fear, Dr. Mayo is here

Macyn Hayft, Staff Writer December 16, 2022

Calling all Mayo High School juniors and seniors, applications to become Dr. Mayo are now open! Every December, upperclassmen compete to raise the most money for GOFA and gain the legendary title of Dr....

The true meaning of GOFA

The true meaning of GOFA

Macyn Hayft, Staff Writer December 16, 2022

Snow is in the air, the cozy holiday feelings are all around, and with that comes the extremely anticipated GOFA season, an annual fundraising event held by Mayo High School staff and students for supporting...

Seniors for rent: money well-spent

Seniors for rent: money well-spent

Gavin Hart, Staff Writer December 15, 2022

Have you ever wanted the luxury of being able to boss around someone older than you for a day or two? Have them do whatever you want, whenever you want? Have them be at your beck and call, with no talking...

GOFA Planetarium Show rescheduled for Wednesday

GOFA Planetarium Show rescheduled for Wednesday

Ryder Walter, Staff Writer December 13, 2022

This Wednesday, from 7:00 to 8:00, join Mr. Joslin for a night under the stars in the warmth and comfort of Mayo High School's planetarium. Get in the holiday spirit by coming to the annual planetarium...

Watch out... Its Paranoia!

Watch out… It’s Paranoia!

Daniela Cruz Torres, Staff Writer December 13, 2022

It's December and the season of GOFA, so you know what that means. For Mayo Spartans, it's time for Paranoia! Run! Each year as part of a GOFA activity Mayo hosts an all grade game called paranoia....

GOFA Dress up Days

GOFA Dress up Days

Maria Winter, Staff Writer December 2, 2022

GOFA Dress Up Days Return to Mayo! Hello Spartans! During the entire month of December, Mayo High School is hosting the GOFA fundraiser. For all the new students, GOFA stands for “Give one for all,”...

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