CHICAGO (CBS) — Nanook the Huskie has been the beloved mascot of John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights for 50 years.

Now he’s lonely without his classmates to keep him company, but he has a message: Stay Huskie strong!

A sophomore at Hersey put a video together including clips of students to make his friends and classmates smile, especially the seniors, who didn’t get to finish out the year as they had hoped.

Watch the full video here.