Kansas schools join in Chiefs Spirit Week
The Kansas City Chiefs are in Miami preparing for their biggest games in over 50 years. Back home, fans are showing their support all week long.
Several schools including in Wichita is participating in Chiefs Spirit Week.
On Monday, students at Jefferson Elementary School were encouraged to wear No. 15 jerseys, headbands, and even curly wigs to pay homage to Chiefs quarterback, Patrick Mahomes. It was all a part of Mahomes Monday.
Terri Rutland teaches at Jefferson, she says Patrick Mahomes is a great role model for the kids.
"He's an inspiration to me, he's just so much fun to watch he gives 100% and he's made such a great impact on Kansas City, Wichita, everywhere," said Rutland.
Then, came Tailgate Thursday.
Woodman Elementary School held a cookout for the staff and activities for the kids including a dance party.
The weather was a little bit cooler than in Miami, but principal Janice Wilson says that's all a part of the football season.
"They are having a blast, having a lot of fun, it is cold but so is tailgating," she said.
Students and staff at O'Loughlin Elementary School in Hays and Washington Elementary in Ellis took their creative juices to the next level with these videos for the Red Kingdom.
The week wraps up with Red Friday. Fans are invited to wear red or any type of Chiefs gear as the team inches closer to Super Bowl Sunday.