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Homecoming set for this week at Van-Far R-I

Posted on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 10:47 am

Homecoming candidates, from left: Joseph Clithero, senior; Parker Wallace, junior; Maddie Dunn, junior; Sierra Oligschlaeger, sophomore; Ethan Winders, sophomore; and Verdell Johnson, freshman. Not pictured: Maddy Swafford, freshman, and Jada Borgmeyer, senior.

Homecoming candidates, from left: Joseph Clithero, senior; Parker Wallace, junior; Maddie Dunn, junior; Sierra Oligschlaeger, sophomore; Ethan Winders, sophomore; and Verdell Johnson, freshman. Not pictured: Maddy Swafford, freshman, and Jada Borgmeyer, senior.

The Van-Far R-I School District is currently hosting its annual Homecoming Week. This year’s Homecoming Royal Court includes seniors Joseph Clithero and Jayda Borgmeyer; juniors Parker Wallace and Maddie Dunn; sophomores Sierra Oligschlaeger and Ethan Winders; and freshmen Verdell Johnson and Mady Swafford.
During the week, students will be participating in a series of Homecoming theme “American Safari” dress-up days.
Monday was “Safari Animal,” Tuesday was “Tourist,” Wednesday features “Switcheroo,” Thursday is black and gold day, and Friday features class colors. Freshmen will wear blue, sophomores wear red, juniors wear white/yellow, and seniors wear black.
The annual Powder Puff game between the junior and senior girls will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21. On Friday before the Homecoming game against Clopton, a parade is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Main St.