Que Viva Los Demons!

Rylan W. Martinez

At the Hysterical Historical parade at Fiesta on Sept. 8, Santa Fe High won third place in the school category, and Santa Fe High Mariachi won first place for musical group.

NJROTC led the parade, as they also did for Saturday’s Desfiles de los Niños (the pet parade). Demon Band also marched in both parades. 

The following groups also participated in Sunday’s parade: Student Government, “Little Demons,” Demon Football, Demon Cheer, Demon Girls Soccer, Demon Girls Basketball, and Demon Wrestling.

Fiesta at school
The mariachi group entered the Toby Roybal gym on Sept. 5 for a grand, yearly display of the Santa Fe Fiesta Court, featuring people who represented the ancient 17th century settlers such as Don Diego de Vargas.

“I think the Fiesta Court was outstanding, and they did a great job promoting the culture of New Mexico to include Native Americans,” said Mr. Granado.

It began with Zozobra
It is estimated that more than 50,000 people showed up to Fort Marcy Park on Aug. 30 for the 95th burning of Zozobra. In short, that’s more than half of the Santa Fe city population.

“Zozobra is always going to put up a fight,” the Kiwanis Club’s lead organizer, Ray Sandoval, told The Santa Fe New Mexican. The event was also sponsored by Meow Wolf.

The Santa Fe High chapter of the Key Club helped to stuff Zozobra, whose theme was disco.