O-A/BC-IG gets ready for homecoming
O-A/BC-IG High School has released plans for homecoming week Sept. 22-26. This year’s theme is “We Own the Night.”
Monday, Sept. 22, is Generation Day with freshmen dressing as babies (cannot wear just a diaper—must wear a top and a bottom), sophomores dressing as toddlers/young children, juniors dressing as parents and seniors dressing as grandparents. Power volleyball will be held during Success and the student council will be decorating after school.
Tuesday, Sept. 23, is Toga Tuesday (must wear shorts and a tank/cami underneath) and Wednesday, Sept. 24, is Celebrity Day with students dressing up as their favorite celebrity.
Thursday, Sept. 25, is Character Day with students dressing up as their favorite television character.
At 5 p. m., United Bank of Iowa will be grilling in front of Family Eye Care with proceeds going to the athletic boosters. Staging for the parade begins at 5:30 p. m. on Second Street from Quimby to Jasper.
The homecoming parade gets underway at 6 p. m. The parade will travel east on Second Street from Quimby to Main and turn south on Main to Fourth Street. From 5 to 7 p. m. the public is asked to not park on the parade route.
At 7 p. m. coronation takes place in the gym followed by super class night competitions at 8 p. m. Competitions include: the pyramid, football throw, obstacle course, inner tube race, Paul Revere race and tug of war.
Friday, Sept. 26, is Spirit Day (with students and faculty wearing black, purple and silver). Students are reminded that they cannot wear face paint, body paint or masks.
Friday activities include: 2:45 p. m. powderpuff football at the high school football ield, 5:30 p. m. athletic booster grilling, 6:45 p. m. the homecoming court will be introduced at the stadium and 7 p. m. the homecoming football game against the Ridge View Raptors. The homecoming dance is from 9:30 to 11:30 p. m. in the high school cafeteria.