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Mascot Make-Overs - Introducing the new Masked Marauder

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 24, 2016 9:37:11 AM / by Angie Maxine posted in Custom Mascots, Mascots, School Mascots

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St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute (Buffalo, New York) was founded by six De La Salle Christian Brothers in 1861 to provide education to local youth. Since then, the school has grown into an independent Roman Catholic College, educating over 700 young men in grades 9-12.

St. Joseph’s offers a prestige academic program to its students, one they can definitely take pride in. Academics, however, is not their only strong suit. St. Joseph’s offers an award winning athletic program, with 18 different sports and 41 student teams.

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Historic Kewpie Mascots Charm Hickman High School

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 2, 2016 5:37:58 PM / by Angie Maxine posted in School Mascots, Mascot Stories

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 You might be familiar with Kewpie dolls, or illustrations, based on an adorable cherub-like character developed in the early 1900’s by artist and writer Rose O’Neill for a comic strip.

Kewpie dolls gained popularity as paper cut-outs, and were subsequently manufactured in the 1920's as toy dolls made from bisque. Decades later, Kewpie dolls were still in demand, and they were mass produced from plastic and rubber. Today, the early bisque versions are rare and highly desired by antique doll collectors.

For the past 100 years, Hickman High School has had a Kewpie as their mascot.

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Store Your School Mascot Costume Safely for the Summer

[fa icon="calendar'] May 17, 2016 2:00:00 PM / by Angie Maxine posted in School Mascots, Caring for Mascots

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Mascots are a popular and well-loved part of school culture. They participate in events, help to rally student morale, embody school values, and more. You'll want your mascot's colours to stay bright and the fabric to stay clean, to continue impressing your fans. Keeping your mascot fresh and new comes down to cleaning and storage. 
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How to Design a Mascot for Your School

[fa icon="calendar'] May 6, 2016 3:18:14 PM / by Angie Maxine posted in School Mascots, Concepts to Creations

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Are you thinking of taking the big step of adding a custom mascot to your school programs? Colleges, universities, high schools, and other educational and sport institutions use mascots for a number of reasons. Mascots have the power to unite student bodies, bring life to your school’s values, represent your school’s sports teams at games and events, and more. You may already be aware of all of the benefits a custom mascot can bring to your school, but perhaps you aren’t sure how to start designing a mascot that represents YOUR school and YOUR values the best way possible.

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5 Tips to Improve Your Mascot 'Cheerleading'!

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 12, 2016 9:26:00 AM / by Angie Maxine posted in School Mascots, Mascot Performing Tips

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As a mascot performer for a school or sports team, you’re an important part of the spirit squad or cheerleading team. You have a unique opportunity to excite the crowd and engage the fans. You may not be able to perform the same stunts or yell like a truecheerleader, but there are some things you can do to improve your cheerleading and help to get the crowd on their feet!

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Woody The Trail Blazer for John Woods Community College

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 15, 2016 1:30:00 PM / by Angie Maxine posted in School Mascots, Mascot Stories

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John Wood Community College was founded in 1974, and named after John Wood, the 12th Governor of Illinois (1860-1861) and the first settler of Quincy, Illinois. John played an important role in the settlement and development of West Central Illinois, and was considered a great leader and a statesman.


John Wood Community College is also regarded as a pioneer in the field of educational innovation, workforce training, and lifelong learning.


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