Homecoming Week 2013 is Sept. 30-Oct. 4 at Rush City schools, where the candidates and Honor Court were announced during a lively pepfest Friday, Sept. 20 at Rush City High School.
Activities director Bob Schlagel congratulated seniors Matt Parker, Mason Ramberg, Brandon Koehnle, Chase Grant, Blake Cook and Caleb Swanson who are in the running for Homecoming King. They revealed the Queen candidates by handing out roses to Alissa Mell, Hannah Emerson, Alissa Kaltenhauser, Emily James and Sammi Oscarson. Taylor Youngbloom was announced as a candidate, as well, but she was unable to attend the event.
The 2013 RCHS Honor Court consists of ninth-graders Chesney Grant and Tyler Oscarson, sophomores Sydnie Sybrant and Isaiah Johnson and juniors Payton Ramberg and Braxton Wolf.
This year’s Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned during a special program at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30 at the high school.
The Rush City High School Homecoming Parade will take place at 2:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4. The parade will begin on West First Street, just east of Jacobson Elementary. The 19th annual Homecoming pig roast is set for 4:15-7 p.m. in the high school commons area on the same day. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for students ages 12 and under. Advanced tickets may be purchased in the principal’s office at the high school and elementary school.
The celebration continues when the Tigers football team hosts conference rival Hinckley-Finlayson at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4.
To add to the fun, students are encouraged to participate in the following Homecoming dress-up days:
Monday, Sept. 30: Pajama Day/Twin Day
Tuesday, Oct. 1: Dress to Impress Day
Wednesday, Oct. 2: Super Hero/Cartoon Character Day
Thursday, Oct. 3: Camo/Western Day
Friday, Oct. 4: Blue and Gold Day