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 Remsen St. Mary’s at Graettinger’s Rod Hough Field.
Various theme observances are part of the Homecoming week, with Monday being “Merica Monday” as students in both districts wear their best red, white and blue clothing. Tuesday is “Tacky Tourist Tuesday”, while Wednesday will be “College Day. Thursday will be TV/Movie Day, allowing students to dress as their favorite TV or movie character and Friday will be Spirit Day, the day to show Titan Pride.
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. Thursday, Sept. 29 in the RUthvne-Ayrshire High School gymnasium in Ruthven. 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 Jacob Conlon and Ariah Sanculi.
For Ruthven-Ayrshire, the Queen Candidates are Shaylee Horst, Sabrina Clarken and Madison Schnetzer. King Candidates are Aaron Jacks, Cole Reiman and Eric Sundall.
Serving as the Class Attendants for Ruthven-Ayrshire are Juniors Taylor Williamson and David Stenbaek along with Sophomores Adrianna Longman and Masen Fay and Freshmen Sayde Weller and Joel Sikora.
Crown bearers for Ruthven-Ayrshire’s royal court will be Mary Jensen and Kenny Ness.
Graettinger-Terril Queen Candidates are Jaecy Hauge, Emma Feldhacker, Rebecca Noah, Hailey Derrickson and Madions Snyder. King Candidates are Ethan Boughey, Nathan Harris, Beau Schany, Samuel Skattebo and Jordan Thompson.
For Graettinger-Terril, class attendants are Juniors Morgan Stearns and Simon Cahling, Sophomores Kailee Hauge and Lucas Hoffman and Freshmen Madison Hough and Kadin Norris.
Crown Bearers for the Graettinger-Terril royalty will be Natalie Walders and Tate Jensen.
The traditional Homecoming Parades will be held on Thursday in Ruthven at 2 p.m. with a community Pep Rally at the Ruthven Care Center to follow. The parade in Graettinger will take place on Friday at 2 p.m., followed by the Community Pep Rally at Rod Hough Field.
Homecoming week activities will come to a head on Friday night with the football game as the Titans will host the Remsen St. Mary’s, and Homecoming will wrap up with the Homecoming Dance for students in grades 9-12 in the Graettinger High School lunchroom after the football game.