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10th annual Bald for Bucks

The Rampart High School community shaves their hair for cancer Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at the Colorado Springs high school. Photos by Christian Murdock

Students get their head shaven Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School.  About $50,000 had been raised before the assembly toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Students get their head shaven Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School. About $50,000 had been raised before the assembly toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Supercuts stylist Kelsey Marx shows eighth-grader Esi Mariano a lock of his hair Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School. Mariano said he had been growing his hair out since third or fourth gade.  About $50,000 had been raised before the assembly toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Supercuts stylist Kelsey Marx shows eighth-grader Esi Mariano a lock of his hair Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School. Mariano said he had been growing his hair out since third or fourth gade. About $50,000 had been raised before the assembly toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Supercuts stylist Kelsey Marx shaves the head of sixth-grader Tristan Buller, left, while stylist Kim Knudson shave the head of Ryan Mulligan Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School.  About $50,000 had been raised before the assembly toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Supercuts stylist Kelsey Marx shaves the head of sixth-grader Tristan Buller, left, while stylist Kim Knudson shave the head of Ryan Mulligan Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School. About $50,000 had been raised before the assembly toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Rampart teacher Joseph Gerstenschlager, left, waxes the leg of teacher Robby Young Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School.  The science teachers at the Colorado Springs high school gave the hair off their legs for a $5 donation and raised about $1,000. The Rampart community had raised about $50,000 toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society before the assembly. The Rampart Student Council organized the event  and local salons donated the head shaving. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Rampart teacher Joseph Gerstenschlager, left, waxes the leg of teacher Robby Young Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School. The science teachers at the Colorado Springs high school gave the hair off their legs for a $5 donation and raised about $1,000. The Rampart community had raised about $50,000 toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society before the assembly. The Rampart Student Council organized the event and local salons donated the head shaving. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Supercuts stylist Kelsey Marx shaves the head of eighth-grader Esi Mariano, left, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School.  About $50,000 had been raised before the assembly toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Supercuts stylist Kelsey Marx shaves the head of eighth-grader Esi Mariano, left, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School. About $50,000 had been raised before the assembly toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Students pose for a picture after shaving their hair Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School.  About $50,000 had been raised before the assembly toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Students pose for a picture after shaving their hair Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School. About $50,000 had been raised before the assembly toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Rampart teacher Robby Young, left, John MacFarlane and student Sadio Fenner wax their legs Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School.  The science teachers at the Colorado Springs high school and Fenner gave the hair off their legs for a $5 donation and raised about $1,000. The Rampart community had raised about $50,000 toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society before the assembly. The Rampart Student Council organized the event  and local salons donated the head shaving. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Rampart teacher Robby Young, left, John MacFarlane and student Sadio Fenner wax their legs Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School. The science teachers at the Colorado Springs high school and Fenner gave the hair off their legs for a $5 donation and raised about $1,000. The Rampart community had raised about $50,000 toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society before the assembly. The Rampart Student Council organized the event and local salons donated the head shaving. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Ninth-grader Leila Verbeck looses her long, blonde hair Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School.  “I really wanted to help and be part of a good cause,” Verbeck said when asked why she cut off her hair. The Rampart community had raised about $50,000 toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society before the assembly. The Rampart Student Council organized the event  and local salons donated the head shaving. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ninth-grader Leila Verbeck looses her long, blonde hair Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School. “I really wanted to help and be part of a good cause,” Verbeck said when asked why she cut off her hair. The Rampart community had raised about $50,000 toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society before the assembly. The Rampart Student Council organized the event and local salons donated the head shaving. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Supercuts stylist Kelsey Marx shaves the head of sixth-grader Tristan Buller, left, while stylist Kim Knudson shave the head of Ryan Mulligan Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School.  About $50,000 had been raised before the assembly toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Supercuts stylist Kelsey Marx shaves the head of sixth-grader Tristan Buller, left, while stylist Kim Knudson shave the head of Ryan Mulligan Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School. About $50,000 had been raised before the assembly toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Ninth-grader Leila Verbeck poses for a picture after getting her head shaven Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School.  “I really wanted to help and be part of a good cause,” Verbeck said when asked why she cut off her hair. The Rampart community had raised about $50,000 toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society before the assembly. The Rampart Student Council organized the event  and local salons donated the head shaving. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ninth-grader Leila Verbeck poses for a picture after getting her head shaven Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School. “I really wanted to help and be part of a good cause,” Verbeck said when asked why she cut off her hair. The Rampart community had raised about $50,000 toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society before the assembly. The Rampart Student Council organized the event and local salons donated the head shaving. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Ninth-grader Leila Verbeck poses for a picture after getting her head shaven Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School.  “I really wanted to help and be part of a good cause,” Verbeck said when asked why she cut off her hair. The Rampart community had raised about $50,000 toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society before the assembly. The Rampart Student Council organized the event  and local salons donated the head shaving. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ninth-grader Leila Verbeck poses for a picture after getting her head shaven Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School. “I really wanted to help and be part of a good cause,” Verbeck said when asked why she cut off her hair. The Rampart community had raised about $50,000 toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society before the assembly. The Rampart Student Council organized the event and local salons donated the head shaving. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Ninth-grader Leila Verbeck smiles for a picture after getting her head shaven Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School.  “I really wanted to help and be part of a good cause,” Verbeck said when asked why she cut off her hair. The Rampart community had raised about $50,000 toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society before the assembly. The Rampart Student Council organized the event  and local salons donated the head shaving. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ninth-grader Leila Verbeck smiles for a picture after getting her head shaven Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School. “I really wanted to help and be part of a good cause,” Verbeck said when asked why she cut off her hair. The Rampart community had raised about $50,000 toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society before the assembly. The Rampart Student Council organized the event and local salons donated the head shaving. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Ninth-grader Leila Verbeck gets her head shaven Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School.  “I really wanted to help and be part of a good cause,” Verbeck said when asked why she cut off her hair. The Rampart community had raised about $50,000 toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society before the assembly. The Rampart Student Council organized the event  and local salons donated the head shaving. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ninth-grader Leila Verbeck gets her head shaven Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, during the 10th Annual Bald for Bucks assembly at Rampart High School. “I really wanted to help and be part of a good cause,” Verbeck said when asked why she cut off her hair. The Rampart community had raised about $50,000 toward the goal of $75,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society before the assembly. The Rampart Student Council organized the event and local salons donated the head shaving. Anyone can donate at http://events.lls.org/pages/rm/RampartHighSchool-2017. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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