Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Itís Homecoming Week for WRHS

Royalty candidates are named

Autumn officially arrives in the Wood River Valley Friday, Sept. 23. And with it comes the end of 2011 Homecoming Week at Wood River High School.

School events began Monday, Sept. 19 and continue through the football game against the Jerome Tigers Friday, Sept. 23 starting at 7 p.m. at Hailey's Phil Homer Field.

Wednesday, Sept. 21: Formal Wear and School Picture Day, plus $2 bowling at Bellevue's Mountain Sun Lanes with student identification. Girls' varsity soccer home against Burley at 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 22: Frat Attack/Sorority Authority Dress-Up Day. Bonfire from 8:30-9:30 p.m. in the lot next to the high school.

Friday, Sept. 23: Pep Assembly, also the traditional Homecoming Parade 2:30 p.m. down Main St. Football game 7 p.m. including announcement of the royalty. Hawaiian Homecoming Dance 9:30-11:30 p.m. for students with ID.

Homecoming royalty

Here are the candidates for the 2011 Homecoming royalty:

Senior girls: Kaitana Martinez, Michaela Rodriguez, Shaylyn Bernston and Sloan Storey.

Senior boys: Sean Sutton, Stone Sutton, Nathan Moses and Quentin Dowdle.

Junior girls: Nicole Pratt, Sydney Tidwell, Maggie Williams and Lena Roebuck.

Junior boys: Jack Watters, Tim Boyle, Eli McNees and Ryan Roemer.

Sophomore girls: Courtney Ballard, Haley Montgomery, Chloe Davis and Sage Rust.

Sophomore boys: Cooper Bailey, Matt Reidy, Quinn Guthrie and Andrew Graves.

Freshman girls: Sammy Sutton, Renee Shapiro, Britney Bradley and Claire Sauerbrey.

Freshman boys: Hayden Thayer, Alec Poster, Kole Mauldin and Zac Swanson.

"Go Green," and don't forget to tailgate

Be sure to boost Wood River High School school spirit for Friday's Homecoming football game against the Jerome Tigers by wearing the green and attending the pre-game Homecoming Tailgate Barbecue.

Wood River head coach Kevin Stilling said, "It's a 'Green Out!' Everybody should wear their green—it's go green or go home!"

Friday's tailgate barbecue will feature a full dinner, pizza by the slice, drinks, ice cream and baked desserts. It will be served from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the parking lot adjacent to Hailey's Phil Homer Stadium. The prices will range from $1 to $8.

Proceeds from the barbecue will go towards the 2012 Senior Bash celebration following graduation next spring.

Organizers thanked Atkinsons' Market, Albertson's, McClain's, Leroy's Ice Cream, Pepsi and M & M Heath.

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