Homecoming week begins with dress up days

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Courtesy of Kimberly Sharber

Homecoming week began Monday and will continue through Friday, Oct. 2. Students can participate in themed dress-up days and can vote for the homecoming finalists.

Homecoming week began Monday and will continue through Friday, Oct. 2. Students can dress up to comply with different themes throughout the week. Monday featured a USA theme, and students could wear red, white and blue. Tuesday will be “Snooze Day,” with the option to wear pajamas to school, Wednesday will be Twins Day, Thursday will have a Tie Dye theme and Friday will have a Purple Pride theme. Students are required to stay within dress code when choosing what to wear.

Throughout the week, all grade levels will compete in a class chant competition for the spirit stick. Freshmen competed on Monday. Sophomores will compete Tuesday, juniors on Wednesday and seniors on Thursday. Students will be released to meet in the lower commons during their homeroom on the indicated day.

Final voting for homecoming queen and king ends Tuesday, Sept. 29th at 4 p.m. Homecoming queen nominees include Raylee Bain, Chloe Callahan, Lily Williams and Kenadee Winfrey. Homecoming king nominees include Jay DeFoor, Landon Finke, Jack McKay and Jett Meek.

The annual homecoming parade and powder puff game have been cancelled this year because of COVID-19 concerns. A pep rally will take place on Thursday, Oct. 1st, with the homecoming king being crowned at the event. The homecoming queen will be crowned Friday, Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m., prior to the football game against Levelland at 7 p.m.

For $3, students can have a long lunch on Friday. Freshmen and sophomores have the chance to go off campus with a signed parent permission form. For an additional $2, students can wear a hat or cap during school on Friday.