Gothenburg Students Set for 2016 Homecoming Festivities
Shooting for the Stars will be the students at Gothenburg Public Schools as they host Homecoming 2016 with the football game opponent being the Kearney Catholic Stars on Friday evening.
Throughout the week, the Gothenburg students have shown great participation in the ‘Dress-Up’ days that coincide with Homecoming.
On Monday, it was Tourist Day, with students traveling to the stars.
Making people see double was the goal on Tuesday, with students dressing alike for Twin Day.
On Wednesday, the students brought their favorite Teddy Bear-Stuffed Animal to school.
Uniting together as classes, the students participated in Color Day on Thursday. Seniors wear black; Juniors wear white; Sophomores wear red; Freshmen wear blue; Junior High wear purple and the Staff will be wearing yellow.
On Friday, the students will show their Swede Pride with their apparel selections.
Students will decorate for the parade starting at 1:30 p.m.
The annual homecoming parade will start at 2 p.m. There will be a Pep Rally following the parade in the North Gym.
The homecoming game is Friday night at 7 p.m. against Kearney Catholic.
Following the game, the GHS Homecoming royalty will be selected as the king and queen will be crowned on the field. Competing for the honors and accolades to reign over the festivities are three boys and girls who were selected as Royalty nominees.
Queen finalists are:
EMMA ACKERMAN: daughter of Steve and Polly Ackerman.
Kaitlyn Aden: daughter of Brian and Chrisy Aden.
Kassidy Kottwitz: daughter of Jeff Kottwitz and Sonja Kottwitz.
King finalists are:
Kaihden Brown: son of Joe and Ruth Brown.
Dawson Graham: son of Chris and April Graham.
Dominic Long: son of Jim and Lori Long.
The Homecoming dance will follow the game from 10-12:30 a.m. in the Dudley Elementary Gym.