Homecoming Week Highlights
Classes began decorating designated hallways for judging on Friday prior to homecoming.
Taking first place in hall deocrations were juniors, followed by freshmen, sophomores then seniors.
Bewilderment filled the faces of students early Monday morning when the student body arrived to school for Opposite Sex Day.
Guys were dressed as girls and girls were dressed as guys throughout the day.
Group Day, held on Tuesday, filled filled the halls with groups of students’ and teachers’ favorite TV show characters, famous bands, and favorite past-times. Surrounded by numerous group outfits, the judges had a difficult difficult time declaring one winner and in conclusion a three way first place tie was declared. Breast Cancer Awareness, Color Crayons and Duck Hunters made up of mostly seniors won.
To add a little fun to Tuesday night, freshman, sophomore, junior and senior classes celebrated a night of Battle of the Classes. After a short night of fun and games, Battles of the Classes ended on a sour note when all students were asked to leave before the start of the annual bonfire due to unsportsmanlike behavior according to student council sponsors Ms. Cathy Edmonds and Mrs. Karon Parrish.
Taking advantage of a new day, Wednesday, majority of the student body showed up in their best Duct Tape and Trash Bag apparel.
To impress judges and the rest of the school, students dressed in their most colorfully, creative duct tape and trash bag garments. At $3.67 a roll for duck tape, several outfits took more than six rolls. There were a few problems with some students not following the dress code and according to principal Mr. Steve Noble “We might not have this category next year.”
In anticipation of the upcoming homecoming game, Red and White array flooded the halls of the high school. Immediately following lunch Thursday high school students involved in sports or school related activities paraded through the parking lot for the elementary and middle school students.
Friday students appeared at school in their best attire for the assembly.
Following the homecoming court assembly the cheerleaders led the student body in a pep assembly.
The final count in the class competition for the week ended with the freshmen in first place, seniors second place, juniors third, and the sophomores fourth.