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    Happy Homecoming Week!

    Homecoming is right around the corner! Here is all that you need to know:

    • Homecoming Week is October 2-7.
    • Powderpuff is on Wednesday October 5th at 6:30pm.
      • Freshman v. Sophomores start at 6:30 pm.
      • Juniors v. Seniors start at 7:30 pm.
    • The Homecoming Parade will start at 1:20 pm beside the Jefferson side lot. 
      • Note: The schedule for the day will be switched.
    • The Homecoming Dance is on October 7th from 7-10pm. Doors close at 7:30 pm. If scheduling is an issue, contact Mrs. Bourgeade or Mrs. Mueller.
      • Tickets are $15 and are on sale from September 18th – October 4th.You can buy them in the Finance Office or online using MySchoolBucks (if you purchase tickets online you have to go to the Main Office to pick up your physical ticket). 
        • TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD AT THE DOOR 
    • The Homecoming Game is October 6th starting at 7 pm against Potosi. Homecoming King and Queen will be announced at halftime. 
    • Guest forms have to be submitted before Wednesday, October 4th at 2:00 p.m.
      • Guests have to be at least a freshman, and no older than 20 years old
    • Spirit Week
      • Monday: PJs and Stuffed Animals
      • Tuesday: Tiaras and Tutus
      • Wednesday: Maroon and White
      • Thursday: Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum (twin day)
      • Friday: Barbies v. Kens

    For more information, please refer to the newsletter Dr. Voelkl sent out: https://www.smore.com/agfwq

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