Homecoming week at GHS
Several activities planned with crowning Friday.
October means homecoming for Gothenburg senior and junior high school students.
Last Friday, candidates were announced during a pep rally at the high school track.
King candidates are Willis Middleton, son of Steve and Katherine Middleton; Steven Sam, son of Kit Sam and Lan Trinh; and Tre Ostergard, son of Matt and Kelly Ostergard.
Queen candidates are Ali Clark, daughter of Jim and Mary Clark; McKenzie Geiken, daughter of Wade and Tracy Geiken; and Abby Ambler, daughter of Amy and Jeff Schwarz and Lennie Ambler.
Since Monday, students have dressed in different outfits such as like teachers and rappers to go with the homecoming theme “Take It to the Indians.”
Wednesday was Curse the Indians day when they dressed like a character from a Harry Potter movie.
On Thursday, students will be asked to dress in various colors—seniors, white; juniors, black; sophomores, yellow; freshman, red; eighth graders, green; and seventh graders, blue.
Friday is Swede Pride Day when classes are asked to wear clothing showing Swede pride.
Each class will be dismissed early Friday afternoon to decorate floats for the annual homecoming parade.
The parade, at approximately 2 p.m., will not proceed downtown as in the past.
Instead, the route will begin in front of Dudley Elementary on Avenue G. Students will move south to where Avenue G intersects with 13th Street. They will turn east and travel to Avenue I where they will proceed north to 20th Street before turning west and moving to Avenue G. There, they will go south to return to the starting point.
A homecoming pep rally will follow in the performing arts center.
Following the homecoming football game Friday night, the new king and queen
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