2017 AHS Homecoming theme: ‘Wreck the Raiders’

Published 8:13 am Thursday, September 21, 2017

Austin High School’s homecoming week gets under way Friday, with the announcement of its 2017 court candidates during a pep fest at 2:30 p.m. in Packer Gym.

It marks the first event in a week of activities that concludes on Sept. 30 with the homecoming dance.

The theme for this year’s homecoming is “Wreck the Raiders,” referring to the Northfield High School team that will face the Packers in the Sept. 29 football game.

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Other highlights of the week include the coronation on Sept. 27, and the Distinguished Alumni Assembly on Sept. 28.  Here is the full schedule:

Friday, Sept. 22

• 2:30 p.m. Announce the Court Pep Fest, Packer Gym

Sunday, Sept. 24

• 5 p.m. Powder Puff Football, Wescott Athletic Complex

Monday, Sept. 25

• Pajama Day

Tuesday, Sept. 26

• Spam Day – Battle of Connects Food Drive Collection, high school commons

Wednesday, Sept. 27

• 2 p.m. Coronation, Knowlton Auditorium; Dress Up Day

Thursday, Sept. 28

• 9:30 a.m. Distinguished Alumni Assembly, Knowlton Auditorium

• 8:30-10 p.m., Bonfire, Wescott Field; Class Color Day

Friday, Sept. 29

• 2:30 p.m. Pep Fest, Knowlton Auditorium

• 3:30 p.m. Parade

• 7 p.m. Football game, Art Hass Stadium; Scarlet and  White Day

Saturday, Sept. 30

• 8:30-11:30 p.m. Homecoming Dance, Hastings Gym