Ready For The Royal Treatment
Leaves and fields of crops have been turning amber and scarlet. In the mornings, your breath hangs in the air. And the football season is well underway. It’s time, once again, to begin the season of high school homecomings across Palo Alto County.
For Ruthven-Ayrshire Community School, Homecoming kicked-off on Monday with Class Color Day on Monday. That evening, a Homecoming King and Queen were selected during coronation. King candidates included Brad Geelan, Alan Jepenga, and Shawn Molitor; and Queen candidates were Ale Blackburn, Alyssa Gro-shens, and Cassidy Smith. Members of the Homecoming court included: 3th graders William Ray and Rebecca Sampson, 9th graders Alesha Sikora and Jimmie Sledd, 10th graders Sadie Forey and Brecken Stuckey, and 11th graders Megan Alexander and Caleb Reed.
Today, Tuesday, Sept. 23, pre-K through 6th grade will enjoy Crazy Socks & Hat Day, while 7th through 12th graders will have fun with Dress Like A Teacher Day. Wednesday, Sept. 24, will find pre-K through 6th grade celebrating Multi-Color Day, and 7th through 12th grade celebrating Decade Day. On Thursday, Sept. 25, all students will dress in their best hunting attire for Camouflage Day.
Black & Grey Day is Friday, Sept. 26. The Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally gets underway at the Ruthven Community Care Center beginning at 2 p.m. The Booster Club Tailgate will precede the game starting at 6 p.m. At 7 p.m., the Ruthven-Ayrshire Raiders will take on the West Bend-Mallard Wolverines for the annual Homecoming football game. For students, the Homecoming Dance will follow the game, from 9:30 p.m. to 12 midnight.