09-27-2018 Tri-City Area Homecoming

WHS HOMECOMING 2018… Candidates for King (from the left): Austin Roberts, Manny Guzman, Omar Cardoso, Kris Lenox, and Allen Chapin. Candidates for Queen (from the left): Grace Smith, Kelsey Allen, Emma Armstrong, Emma Kraklau, and Maddie Teresko. The Watervliet Panther’s Homecoming game is this Friday, Sept. 28 at 7:00 p.m. against the Delton-Kellogg Panthers.

Watervliet H.S. students celebrate Homecoming and 4 holidays this week

The theme for Homecoming 2018 in Watervliet is “Panthers Celebrate the Holidays.” Game time is 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 28 against the Delton Kellogg Panthers. Each class plans window painting and a float around a holiday. For the seniors it is Halloween, juniors – Christmas, sophomores – 4th of July and for the freshmen, Easter.

Be sure to check out the windows in town during the week of homecoming. The freshmen decorated the window at Bob’s Hobby Shop. Next door the sophomore class painted the window of B&B Outlet. Juniors took their paint and brushes to the window at Watervliet Hardware. The seniors decorated the window on the east side of Main Street at the Tri-City Record.

To add fun to each school day for the week the students have Dress-up Days. Monday was ‘Merica Monday (red, white and blue), Tuesday became Tourist Tuesday (dress as a tourist or from another country), Wide World of Sports on Wednesday (wear favorite team gear), Thursday is dress according to float theme and wrapping the week up with maroon and white on

There’s No Place Like Homecoming Friday. There is a Pep-Rally on Friday at approximately 2:00 p.m. Activities include introducing the royalty for homecoming and crowning the prince & princess along with some friendly competition between grades. King and queen will be crowned in the evening during half-time of the game.

Also on Friday, at 5:30 p.m. is the parade downtown ending at Panther Stadium. The Homecoming Dance held in the High School Cafeteria will begin after the game (estimate 9 p.m.) and ending 11:30 p.m. The cost to attend is $5 per student. Guests’ passes must be filled out and returned by the end of the school day on Thursday, September 27. Passes are available in the office.

PRINCE AND PRINCESS CANDIDATES… for Watervliet High School Homecoming 2018 are (from the left): Freshmen Raine Scott and Jarvis Grzanich; Sophomores Abby Miller and Aaron Leoni; Juniors Alexis Worley and Nick Tilley (missing). Prince and Princess will be announced during the Pep-Rally Friday afternoon.

CHS HOMECOMING 2018… Candidates for Homecoming 2018 Royalty are (from the left): Chloe’ Harmon – daughter of Doug Harmon & Angela Jones; Zachary Goodline – son of Chad Goodline and Wendy Goodline; Alexia Saucedo – daughter of Guadalupe Saucedo & George Saucedo; Dylan Whitaker – son of Curtis & Kristine Whitaker; Hannah Mathis – daughter of Jennifer & Jason Mathis; Caleb Ellis – son of Carrie Schinck & Mike Ellis; Grace Gagliardo – daughter of April Gagliardo & Gary Gagliardo; Trent Brown – son of Karrie Moore & Ray Moore. The Comets celebrate Homecoming on Friday, Sept. 28 with a varsity football game at 7 p.m. against Kalamazoo United. Prior to the game a parade starting at 5:30 runs along South West Street ending at the High School stadium. There will be food and inflatables after the parade until 6:45.

HHS HOMECOMING 2018… Candidates for King (from the left): Evan DeLaRosa, Noah Wade, Xavier Salinas, Jovani Diaz-Calderon. Not pictured: Corey Arnold and Moses Beraza. Candidates for Queen (from the left): Brittney Vanlandingham, Gabrielle Najacht, Marisol Robles, Michelle Parra, Makiah Tripp, Alondra Ponce. The Hartford Indian’s Homecoming game is this Friday, Sept. 28 at 7:00 p.m. against White Pigeon.

PRINCE AND PRINCESS CANDIDATES… for Hartford High School Homecoming 2018 are (from the left): Back row – Brock Schaner, Aaron Lopez-Robles, Tyjah Covington, Irvin Zavala, Ryan Smith, Carter Gendron; Front row – Emma Weber, Brianna Morseau-Mares, Jessica Cardoso, Gillian Kuehnle, Alora Gatties, Karla Robles. Homecoming activities include a Pep Assembly scheduled for Friday afternoon with a parade beginning at 5:30 p.m., and a dance following the football game until 11 p.m.