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Photo Gallery: College View School breaks own giraffe sock record
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Photo Gallery: College View School breaks own giraffe sock record

College View Principal Jay Schwartz raises her hands in excitement after the record of 122 giraffe socks was broken at College View School in Glendale on Friday, January 18, 2019. 166 or more, depending on anybody who wasn’t counted yet, were in attendance wearing giraffe socks, including GUSD school board members, the Glendale Police Department, several other representatives, and parents, students and faculty. Regardless of the final number, the goal was to beat last year’s number of 122, which they did. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Teacher Specialist Corky O’Rourke moves from person to person to count everyone who is wearing giraffe socks at College View School in Glendale on Friday, January 18, 2019. 166 or more, depending on anybody who wasn’t counted yet, were in attendance wearing giraffe socks, including GUSD school board members, the Glendale Police Department, several other representatives, and parents, students and faculty. Regardless of the final number, the goal was to beat last year’s number of 122, which they did. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Nearly everyone in attendance who are nearly all wearing giraffe socks at College View School in Glendale on Friday, January 18, 2019. 166 or more, depending on anybody who wasn’t counted yet, were in attendance wearing giraffe socks, including GUSD school board members, the Glendale Police Department, several other representatives, and parents, students and faculty. Regardless of the final number, the goal was to beat last year’s number of 122, which they did. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Teacher Specialist Corky O’Rourke moves from person to person to count everyone who is wearing giraffe socks at College View School in Glendale on Friday, January 18, 2019. 166 or more, depending on anybody who wasn’t counted yet, were in attendance wearing giraffe socks, including GUSD school board members, the Glendale Police Department, several other representatives, and parents, students and faculty. Regardless of the final number, the goal was to beat last year’s number of 122, which they did. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Glendale Unified School District Superintendent Winfred Roberson shows off his giraffe socks at College View School in Glendale on Friday, January 18, 2019. 166 or more, depending on anybody who wasn’t counted yet, were in attendance wearing giraffe socks, including GUSD school board members, the Glendale Police Department, several other representatives, and parents, students and faculty. Regardless of the final number, the goal was to beat last year’s number of 122, which they did. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Giraffe’s, which are the school’s mascot, hid under the counter of the front desk where giraffe socks are available for anybody checking in at College View School in Glendale on Friday, January 18, 2019. 166 or more, depending on anybody who wasn’t counted yet, were in attendance wearing giraffe socks, including GUSD school board members, the Glendale Police Department, several other representatives, and parents, students and faculty. Regardless of the final number, the goal was to beat last year’s number of 122, which they did. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Glendale Council PTA President Monna Johnson, and GUSD Communications Director Kristine Nam put on their giraffe socks at College View School in Glendale on Friday, January 18, 2019. 166 or more, depending on anybody who wasn’t counted yet, were in attendance wearing giraffe socks, including GUSD school board members, the Glendale Police Department, several other representatives, and parents, students and faculty. Regardless of the final number, the goal was to beat last year’s number of 122, which they did. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Glendale Police School Resource Officer Michelle Gonzalez puts light blue giraffe socks on her feet at College View School in Glendale on Friday, January 18, 2019. 166 or more, depending on anybody who wasn’t counted yet, were in attendance wearing giraffe socks, including GUSD school board members, the Glendale Police Department, several other representatives, and parents, students and faculty. Regardless of the final number, the goal was to beat last year’s number of 122, which they did. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Glendale Police Explorers Fabrizzio Escobar, 17, and Brianna Guzman, 17, both of Hoover High School, and Glendale Police School Resource Officer Michelle Gonzalez, all show off their light blue giraffe socks for a photo at College View School in Glendale on Friday, January 18, 2019. 166 or more, depending on anybody who wasn’t counted yet, were in attendance wearing giraffe socks, including GUSD school board members, the Glendale Police Department, several other representatives, and parents, students and faculty. Regardless of the final number, the goal was to beat last year’s number of 122, which they did. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
The giraffe-socked feet of Glendale Council PTA President Monna Johnson as she prepares for a record-setting count at College View School in Glendale on Friday, January 18, 2019. 166 or more, depending on anybody who wasn’t counted yet, were in attendance wearing giraffe socks, including GUSD school board members, the Glendale Police Department, several other representatives, and parents, students and faculty. Regardless of the final number, the goal was to beat last year’s number of 122, which they did. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
A stuffed giraffe appears to be at the lookout for people as they arrive to be counted with their giraffe socks on at College View School in Glendale on Friday, January 18, 2019. 166 or more, depending on anybody who wasn’t counted yet, were in attendance wearing giraffe socks, including GUSD school board members, the Glendale Police Department, several other representatives, and parents, students and faculty. Regardless of the final number, the goal was to beat last year’s number of 122, which they did. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
College View School Principal Jay Schwartz talks with the audience about the importance of the International Day of Acceptance at her school in Glendale on Friday, January 18, 2019. 166 or more, depending on anybody who wasn’t counted yet, were in attendance wearing giraffe socks, including GUSD school board members, the Glendale Police Department, several other representatives, and parents, students and faculty. Regardless of the final number, the goal was to beat last year’s number of 122, which they did. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Glendale Unified School District’s Superintendent Winfred Roberson, Executive Director of Elementary Education Mary Mason, and Executive Director of Secondary Education Felix Melendez, all don their giraffe socks for a portrait at College View School in Glendale on Friday, January 18, 2019. 166 or more, depending on anybody who wasn’t counted yet, were in attendance wearing giraffe socks, including GUSD school board members, the Glendale Police Department, several other representatives, and parents, students and faculty. Regardless of the final number, the goal was to beat last year’s number of 122, which they did. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Teacher Specialist Corky O’Rourke moves from person to person to count everyone who is wearing giraffe socks at College View School in Glendale on Friday, January 18, 2019. 166 or more, depending on anybody who wasn’t counted yet, were in attendance wearing giraffe socks, including GUSD school board members, the Glendale Police Department, several other representatives, and parents, students and faculty. Regardless of the final number, the goal was to beat last year’s number of 122, which they did. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
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