Alta-Aurelia schools are preparing for next week’s Homecoming celebration.
The Grand Marshal will be the Stevicks family, in loving memory of B.J. Stevicks. B.J. was a teacher and coach at Alta-Aurelia Community School for many years where he mentored many students and encouraged them to be the best they could be. He passed away in May, with his funeral held at the high school.
Here is the schedule of Homecoming events:
Sunday, September 22
• 5:30 p.m. Homecoming Kick-Off Movie Night in the Gym for high school students - “Avengers: Infinity War.” Free admission, student council will be selling pop and bars.
Monday, September 23
• Jocks vs. Nerds Day
Cross Country @ HMS
JV Football vs Cherokee in Alta
Tuesday, September 24
• Superheroes vs. Villains Day
Volleyball @ Emmetsburg
Drive your tractor to School Day
Wednesday, September 25
• Color Wars Day (Seniors wear black, juniors white, sophomores pink, freshmen orange)
• Float Building Day at the fairgrounds, weather permitting.
• Volleyball/Kickball Tournament
Thursday, September 26
• City Slicks vs. Country Hicks Day
Volleyball vs. Manson Northwest Webster in Alta
Friday, September 27
• Warriors vs The World - Spirit Day
• 9:15 a.m. - Class Competitions at the football field
• Lunch in the park
• 1 p.m. Parade (lineup at 12:30)
• Pep Rally at the high school following the parade
• 6:30 p.m. - Coronation at the football field in Alta
• 7 p.m.- Homecoming football game vs. Manson Northwest Webster
• 9-11 p.m. - Dance/ Post Game Tailgate games for high school students at the football field in Alta- $2 Admission. Out of town guests need to get a guest pass from the office beforehand