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Here’s what you need to know about Spirit Week and Homecoming

on September 4, 2019

Photo collage of the 2018 homecomingWarwick Valley High School is getting ready for Spirit Week. Five days of fun and school pride are set to take place Monday, Sept. 9 through Friday, Sept. 13. Spirit Week will culminate with the homecoming parade, football game and dance on Saturday, Sept. 14.

The parade will start at noon on Warwick’s Main Street, followed by the game at 1 p.m. at the C. Ashley Morgan Field at Warwick Valley High School. The dance will take place from 7-10 p.m. in the high school’s gym.

This year’s Homecoming theme will be board games. The classes have been assigned the following games:

  • Seniors: Candyland
  • Juniors: Monopoly
  • Sophomores: Life
  • Freshmen: Hungry Hungry Hippos

This year’s Spirit Week theme days are as follows:

  • Monday, Sept. 9: Cartoon Day
  • Tuesday, Sept. 10: Dynamic Duo Day
  • Wednesday, Sept. 11: USA/First Responders Day
  • Thursday, Sept. 12: Board Games Day
  • Friday, Sept. 13: School Spirit Day (A pep rally will take place during school in the high school’s main gym.)

Please read on for importation details regarding the homecoming court, float construction and the parade schedule.

Homecoming Court Information

  • Three boys and three girls will be chosen as princesses and princes from each class. (The senior class will have two boys and two girls chosen.)
  • The Homecoming King and Queen will be chosen from the Senior Class.
  • Only students who have worked at the bus garage on two of the first four nights will be eligible for nomination to the Homecoming Court.
  • Voting will take place at the bus garage on Thursday, Sept. 12.
  • Coronation of the Homecoming Court will take place at the Pep Rally.
  • Members of the Homecoming Court are required to ride in the Homecoming Parade on Saturday morning, participate in half-time activities at the football game, and assist in the clean-up at the bus garage following the half-time announcements. (Marching Band members MUST march with the band in the parade.)

Float Construction

  • Float construction will take place at the bus garage Sept. 9-13 from 6-9 p.m.
  • Floats will be judges during the parade on Saturday.
  • Students must have this parent permission slip signed in order to work on their float(s.)

Parade Schedule

  • 10 a.m. Float Safety meeting and balloons
  • 10:30 a.m. Begin Parade line up
  • 11:30 a.m. Leave bus garage
  • 11:45 a.m. Begin on Hathorn Road (Bus for walkers waiting at lower CVS parking lot for return to football field)
  • 12 p.m. Parade begins
  • 1 p.m. Game
  • 2 p.m. Halftime Ceremony
  • 2:15-4 p.m. Clean up at garage   

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