WHS celebrating Homecoming

Published 4:00am Monday, October 7, 2013

Wetumpka High School celebrate Homecoming this week (Oct. 7-11). Alumni are invited to attend all Homecoming-related activities.

“We encourage former Wetumpka High students to come to the game, the parade and bonfire and the Homecoming Festival,” said teacher Stephanie Park.

Planned activities for Homecoming 2013 include:

•Oct. 7-11 – Dress-up Days:

—Monday – The Hornets are “Flipped-Turned Upside Down” (“Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” Day)

—Tuesday – Grease the Hornets Day (“Grease” Day)

—Wednesday – Send Chelsea Back in Time (“Back to the Future” Day)

—Thursday – Make Chelsea See Stars (Vintage Disney Character Day)

—Friday – Black and Gold Spirit Day

•Oct. 8 – Homecoming Festival and Third Annual Powderpuff Football Game. The festival will be held behind the stadium during the game and will be hosted by the WHS Spirit Boosters. Featured will be games, a cake walk, face and nail painting, food, performances and more. Proceeds will benefit the school’s cheerleading and dance teams. Admission is free. The game will be at Hohenberg Field, starting a 6 p.m. Admission is $5.

•Oct. 10 – Homecoming Parade. The parade will begin at the Wetumpka Civic Center at 7 p.m. and travel to the football stadium. The Black and Gold Pep Rally and Bonfire will be held at the stadium at about 7:30 p.m.

•Oct. 11 – Presentation of the Homecoming Court and crowning of the Homecoming Queen during halftime of the Wetumpka vs. Chelsea game. Game time is 7 p.m. at Hohenberg Field.

Those interested in participating in the parade should contact Park or Kendall Christakos at 334-567-5158 for details.

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