|Elcho High School is celebrating homecoming this week, highlighted by Saturday’s parade, football game and dance.|
The school has scheduled a full week of special events and dress-up days, with the top class earning the spirit stick that will be awarded at half-time of Saturday’s game.
The dress-up days opened with pajamas on Monday, Hawaiian on Tuesday and “Pink-Out,” in support of breast cancer awareness on Wednesday. Today was Mix and Match Day, which students and staff doing their best to clash items of apparel.
Friday will be Spirit Dress Up day, with purple, gold and black the colors of choice. There will be a homecoming assembly in the afternoon. A second alumni assembly with games and skits and the announcement of king and queen will be held at 7 p.m. with the crowning at about 7:30 p.m.
Candidates for king and queen are the senior court representatives, Bobbie Schauer, Kelly Ullman, Brett Jensen, and Alec Smith.
They will be joined on the court by Abby Hamilton and Michael Raith, freshmen representatives; Isabella French and Brett McCabe, sophomores; and Theresa Guth and Dakota Littleton, juniors.
Saturday will open with the homecoming parade, featuring class floats, the court, and marching band through downtown at noon. The game pitting the Elcho/White Lake Wolverines against the Crandon Cardinals, a Northern Lakes Conference rival, is slated for 1 p.m.
Activities will conclude with a student dance from 7 to 11 p.m. at the school. Grand march will be at 9 p.m.
Antigo held its homecoming celebration on Sept. 27. White Lake will celebrate homecoming on Oct. 18.
Elcho homecoming court and king and queen candidates include, from left, Abby Hamilton and Michael Raith, freshmen; Isabella French and Brett McCabe, sophomores; Theresa Guth and Dakota Littleton, juniors; and Bobbie Schauer and Brett Jensen, Kelly Ullman and Alec Smith, seniors. The king and queen will be chosen form the senior candidates.