Homecoming Week At Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire
Homecoming activities are underway this week in the Graettinger-Terril and the Ruthven-Ayrshire Community School Districts, with events leading up to Friday night’s Homecoming Football game with the Clay Central-Everly Mavericks at Ruthven.
Various theme observances are part of the week, with Monday being “Pajama Day, as students in both districts wore their pajamas to school for the day. Tuesday’s theme “Partner in Crime/Twins Day, promotes students to dress alike as twins or “partners in crime”.
Wednesday will be “Cape Day or Super Hero Day”, where all students are encouraged to wear a cape or emulate their favorite super hero.
Thursday’s theme is “Career Day/Dress Your Best Day” a day to wear clothing representing a career of their choice or wearing business attire.
Friday will be a day to show GT/RA Titan Pride on Spirit Day, as both districts will wear Titan spirit apparel for Homecoming.
Along with the spirit days, Thursday evening will be the joint coronation ceremonies for the Homecoming King and Queen for both Graettinger-Terril and Ruthven-Ayrshire. The joint coronation ceremonies are set for 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, at the Graettinger-Terril High School gymnasium in Graettinger. The royal court and class attendants from each district will be announced and crowned that evening.
Serving as the Masters of Ceremonies for the Homecoming coronation activities will be Cameron Hart and Zach Girres.
For Ruthven-Ayrshire, the Queen Candidates are Tori Grange, Rylee Williamson and Tori Horst. King Candidates are Andy Geelan, Jared Sikora and Nick Josephson.
Serving as the Class Attendants for Ruthven-Ayrshire are Juniors Maya Cacek and Magnus Vangsbo along with Sophomores Lisa Clarken and Linus Albrecht and Freshmen Ariah Sanculi and Koy Bakken.
Crown bearers for Ruthven-Ayrshire’s royal court will be Kinzie Graves and Carson Baak.
Graettinger-Terril Queen Candidates are Sara Harris, Lauren Hibben, Cassy Olesen, Emily Park and Mikayla Matthews. King Candidates are Tyler Hoffman, Michael Girres, Alex Hoffman, Hunter Anderson and Travis Meyer.
For Graettinger-Terril, class attendants are Juniors Jaecy Hauge and Marc Ferdinandusse, Sophomores Anna Sorenson and Noah Flaherty and Freshmen Tori Hampson and Nole Bochmann.
Crown Bearers for the Graettinger-Terril royalty will be Jennabell Walmer and Zach Sorenson.
The traditional Homecoming Parades will be held on Thursday in Graettinger at 2 p.m. and on Friday in Ruthven at 2 p.m.
Homecoming week activities will come to a head on Friday night with the football game as the Titans will host the Mavericks of Clay Central-Everly in Ruthven, and Homecoming will wrap up with the Homecoming Dance for students in grades 9-12 in the Ruthven-Ayrshire High School gym after the football game.