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Homecoming 2023 - Conquer the Vikings

Homecoming 2023

“Conquer the Vikings”

September 25th-29th

Week at a glance:

Marissa Caray, Anna Patz, Somer Wyatt, Nick Annett, Caeden Murphy, Curtis Schupp

  • Voting for King and Queen will take place from September 14-18 via email from Mr. Behrens (with subject line “Vote for Homecoming King and Queen”) with an attached Google Form entitled “Homecoming King and Queen”.  The results of the vote will be verified by Mr. Behrens, Mr Hibdon, and Mr. Nelson.  The results of the vote will be announced at halftime of the Homecoming football game on September 29. The crowning will be done by last year’s royalty, King Dayton Flint and Queen Sky Forsberg.

  • Candidate photos will be taken at the beginning of 3rd hour on Friday, September 15. Candidates can choose to wear their sport/activities jerseys or coordinate with each other to dress nicely.

Dress Up Days:
Monday - Iconic Duo Day
Tuesday - Wild West Day
Wednesday - Class Color Day (see below)
Thursday - Red Carpet Day
Friday - Purple and Gold Bulldog Spirit Day

Seniors - Pink
Juniors - Purple
Sophomores - Blue
Freshmen – Green

***The best dressed each day will win $10 and free admission to the dance***
Dress up days still need to conform to the school dress code.  None of the days are Hat Day.  If you are wearing a hat that is not a part of that day's theme, you will be asked to take it off.

Class Shirts:
Class shirts can be ordered until September 15.  Check your email from Mr. Behrens (subject line “Homecoming shirt orders”) or McLouth Facebook page to find the link.  The shirts are from Blue Collar Press and the price is $8-$11. 

Parade Floats: 
The Homecoming theme is "Conquer the Vikings".  Each class will create a float on their own time.  Floats need to be parked in the Methodist Church parking lot across from the high school by 8:00 am on Friday, September 29th. Floats will be judged during 1st hour. An adult will need to drive the vehicle pulling the float in the parade. 

Buff-N-Tuff Football/Powder Puff Football/Scavenger Hunt/Tug of War/Bonfire:
Students:  If you are interested in playing Buff-N-Tuff volleyball and Powder Puff football during Homecoming Week, get a permission form from Mr. Behrens.

  • It needs to be signed by a parent/guardian and returned to Mr. Behrens by Tuesday, September 26th.
  • The games will start at 6:30 on Wednesday, September 27th in the Gold Gym.
  • Students must be academically eligible to participate in these activities.
  • Scavenger Hunt, Tug of War and Bonfire will follow Buff-N-Tuff
  • The bonfire is for high school students only!

Parade/Pep Rally and Candidate Games:
The parade is tentatively set for 2:15pm on Friday, September 29. The pep rally and candidate games will be held downtown at Luse Park (City Park) after the parade.

Parade Route:
North on Summit, east on West Agnes, north on Union, west on West Cynthia. As the parade reaches Cynthia St, students will return to Luse Park (City Park) for the pep rally.

Homecoming Dance:
The dance will be Friday night (September 29) following the football game.  Cost is $3/attendee. There will be pizza and drinks provided. 

  • Out-of-school guests must be pre-approved by administration.
  • Students must be academically eligible. 
  • Students must be present in school all day of the activity.  Exceptions will be made for a planned absence or medical appointment (excused by a doctor’s note).
  • Attendees have 45 minutes from the end of the game to enter the dance.  No entrance after that.
  • If a student leaves the dance, they may not return.
  • The dance will end by midnight.

Out of District Guests:
Students who are taking out-of-school guests to the Homecoming Dance will need to complete a "Request for Out-of-School Guest" form.

  • Only one guest will be allowed per MHS student.  Guests must enter the dance with their host MHS student.  
  • Guests must have a minimum classification of Freshman and must be younger than 21 years old.
  • The forms can be obtained outside of the HS office and must be returned to the HS office by Friday, September 25.