Local Students Get Surprise ‘Angry Birds’ Spirit Shirts

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ROSEVILLE --

Students from Kaseberg got a special surprise from "Angry Birds" and a student's father, Jim Espinoza.

At an assembly they were all given spirit shirts with a graphic designed by Espinoza that turned their hawk mascot into an Angry Bird. Espinoza created the image last year and realize it was similar to the "Angry Bird" image so he contacted Rovio entertainment to get permission to use the image on the school shirt.

Rovio was so impressed that they asked for permission that they decided to buy shirts for all the students, teachers and staff.

Those shirts were handed out Friday to more than 350 very excited children.