This week marks the beginning of Homecoming festivities. Students will be celebrating with a series of themed days for spirit week, culminating with the football game and Village parade Friday and the dance on Saturday.
Congratulations to members of this year’s court: Sarah Boice, Anna Brown, Catherine Byrne, Amelia Frueh, and Priya Bhatt.
Next week's Spirit Themes (with upperclassmen listed on the left and underclassmen on the right) are: Monday - Greasers vs. Preps; Tuesday - 60s vs. 90s; Wednesday - Teachers vs. Students; Thursday - Surfers vs. Skiers; and Friday - Green vs. White. (On Wednesday, teachers are being encouraged to dress like students!)
On Friday, the energy level gets boosted during a morning assembly schedule (10:40-11:10 a.m.AM). The Band, Cheerleaders and Dance team along with the Queen Candidates and their dates will be part of the assembly. A second homeroom assembly follows from 12:55-1:25 p.m., during which the Homecoming-theme Video will be played and Sophomore class Officers will distribute Homecoming shirts and bids.
Also on Friday, the Village Life Parade leaves the Elementary School parking lot (see map on this page) at precisely 5:30 p.m., travels along an established route, and arrives at Niedermeier Stadium at about 6 p.m. The football team play the Montpelier Locomotives from Montpelier Exempted Village Schools starting 7 p.m. Class floats and the Homecoming Court will make appearances during halftime. The Homecoming Dance take place at the high school Saturday from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Students must arrive at the school between 7:30-8 p.m.
“Thank you to the sophomores who have worked hard to put together a great 2019 Homecoming,” said Liz Puskala, sophomore class advisor. Leading the charge are the sophomore officers: Will Berschback, Walker Kight, Drake Furey, Ashim Dhakal, Elise Denk, Reagan Clarke.
Also, a big thank you to this year’s dance chaperones: teacher Gerry Davis and his wife Robin.