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Homecoming Week At West Bend-Mallard

By Staff | Aug 31, 2010

WB-M Homecoming Candidates - It’s Homecoming Week in the West Bend-Mallard Community Schools, with a full slate of activities planned leading up to Friday’s game against Woden-Crystal Lake-Titonka. Selected as Homecoming Queen candidates are, from left to right, Jessica Fehr, Mackenzie Banwart and Brooke Banwart. King candidates are, from left to right, Ryan Banwart, Tanner Bruellman and Greg Mader. Coronation of the Homecoming King and Queen will take place Thursday night, Sept. 2, starting at 6:30 p.m. in the WB-M High School gym. -- photo courtesy Karen Schwartzkopf, West Bend Journal

The Homecoming Season gets off to an early start this school year at West Bend-Mallard, as the Wolverines will observe Homecoming this week. Events are planned for WBM?students throughout the week, leading up to the Homecoming football game this Friday night.

The royal court candidates for this year’s festivities were selected a week ago, Chosen as queen candidates were Jessica Fehr, the daughter of Mark and Janet Fehr, Mackenzie Banwart, the daughter of Craig and Tina Banwart and Brooke Banwart, the daughter of John and Deanne Banwart. King candidates for Homecoming are Ryan Banwart, the son of Terry and Deb Banwart, Tanner Bruellman, the son of Shon and Julie Bruellman and Greg Mader, the son of Ron and Mary Mader. 

Attendants for the Homecoming Court include Freshmen Ashley Schmidt and Jaydee Brammer; Sophomores Kayla Banwart and Aaron Montag and Juniors Amber Schmidt and Clay Douglas.

Activities for the students and staff at WBM are planned for each day of this week, highlighted by Thursday’s annual Homecoming Parade at 5 p.m., which will be followed by the Athletic Booster Club supper at the high school. The annual Jersey auction and quilt auction will follow the supper, starting at 6:30 p.m.

Class skits will follow the auction, with the introduction of the Homecoming candidates as a prelude to the crowing of the 2010 Homecoming Queen and King.

On Friday, the Wolverines will host Woden-Crystal Lake-Titonka in the Homecoming football matchup starting at 7 p.m. to bring the week’s events to a conclusion.

The week’s events feature Dress Up Days, which started out with Monday being Favorite Team Day. Today (Tuesday)?is Twin Day, with Wednesday being designated as    Decade Day. The Senior Class will dress in the fashions of the 1980’s witch Juniors dressing for the 1970’s. Sophomores will go back to the 1960’s and the Freshmen will bring the 1950’s back to life.

Thursday will be class color day. Seniors will wear black, juniors will wear white, while sophomores ear blue and freshmen will wear pink.

Friday will be the day to wear the traditional Purple and Gold to support the Wolverines.

On Thursday, students will play games including Mighty Man ?Volleyball, Powder Puff Football, Dodge Ball and a Tug of War.

Friday will feature an early dismissal following a 2:30 Pep Rally for the Wolverines, to be followed by the evening’s football game.