Photos from the First Two Days of Highlighter Elimination

Highlighter Elimination (formerly called Assassin), the classic GDS high school game in which students seek out targets to mark with a highlighter, began on Thursday. Only 101 of the more than 300 original participants survived the first two days of play. Here are snapshots of how students prepared to protect themselves and to attack, and how the game played out throughout the building.

A sneak attack in the band room—but class time had already begun.

Photo by Olivia Brown.

More than an inch on the neck.

One kill and, seconds later, a second one.

Photo by Olivia Brown.

Controversy in the hallway.

Highlighters always at the ready.

Photo by Olivia Brown.

On the lookout.