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Homecoming Week For Graettinger-Terril, Ruthven-Ayrshire

By Staff | Oct 3, 2017

GRAETTINGER-TERRIL CANDIDATES – The Homecoming King and Queen at Graettinger-Terril will be crowned Oct. 3 in ceremonies in the Graettinger-Terril Gym in Graettinger. The Queen candidates, from left to right are Anna Sorenson, Kaitlyn Moran, Taylor Park, Hannah Brower and Madison Norris. King candidates from left to right are Alfonso Maldonado, Chris Willett, Nate Larson, Kolton Roth and Kyle Rehm. – Dan Voigt photo

The Homecoming season in the area winds down this week with the joint Homecoming celebrations in the Graettinger-Terril and the Ruthven-Ayrshire Community School Districts. A week filled with activities will lead up to Friday night’s Homecoming Football game against Clay Central-Everly in Ruthven.

Various theme observances are part of the week, with Monday being “Pajama Day” as students in both districts will wear their best sleepwear during the day. Tuesday is “Jersey-Favorite Team Day, or Throwback Day”, where students are encouraged to wear their old Knights, Rams or Raiders jerseys.

Wednesday will be “Neon Day” where the brighter the color, the better! Thursday will be Pink Out Day, with students and staff being encouraged to wear pink and support the Titan girls in their volleyball game that evening. The Titan girls will host Alta-Aurelia in action at Graettinger.

The week will wrap up on Friday with “Spirit Day” calling for the wearing of the Titans Purple attire for the Homecoming game.

Along with the spirit days, Tuesday 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, Oct. 3 in the Graettinger-Terril High School gym in Graettinger. The royal court and class attendants from each district will be announced and crowned that evening.

RUTHVEN-AYRSHIRE CANDIDATES – The Homecoming King and Queen at Graettinger-Terril will be crowned Oct. 3 in ceremonies at the Graettinger/Terril High School Gym in Graettinger. The queen candidates, from left to right are Kayla Kathman, Elise Rouse, Lisa Clarken and Taylor Williamson. King candidates from left to right are Brady Rosacker, Austin Long, Jacob Conlon and William Ray. -- Dan Voigt photo

Serving as the Masters of Ceremonies for the Homecoming coronation activities will be Samantha Harris and Brady Olson.

Graettinger-Terril Queen Candidates are Hannah Brower, Kaitlyn Moran, Madison Norris, Taylor Park and Anna Sorenson. King Candidates are Nate Larson, Alfonso Maldonado, Kyle Rehm, Kolton Roth and Chris Willett.

For Graettinger-Terril, class attendants are Juniors Emma Heinrichs and Blake Schany, Sophomores Emma Kral and Carter Koenck and Freshmen Grace Olesen and Noah Skattebo.

Crown Bearers for the Graettinger-Terril royalty will be Samantha Dahna and Jace Schnell.

For Ruthven-Ayrshire, the Queen Candidates are Taylor Williamson, Elise Rouse, Lisa Clarken and Kayla Kathman. King Candidates are Jacob Conlon, Austin Long, William Ray and Brady Rosacker.

Serving as the Class Attendants for Ruthven-Ayrshire are Juniors Brooke Doran and Tyson Kruse along with Sophomores Katie Long and Alex Long and Freshmen Bailey Sankey and Rylan Hersom

Crown bearers for Ruthven-Ayrshire’s royal court will be Katherine Scott and Hudson Williamson.

The traditional Homecoming Parades will be held on Thursday in Graettinger at 2 p.m. with a community Pep Rally to follow. The parade in Ruthven will take place on Friday at 2 p.m., followed by the Community Pep Rally at the Ruthven Care Center.

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 at Ruthven. The evening ends with the Homecoming Dance in the Ruthven-Ayrshire gym.