Monday, August 20, 2018
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GHS coronation will be Saturday

Gothenburg High School junior and senior high students, and teachers are participating in coronation festivities this week.

Activities will culminate Saturday at 7 p.m., in the north gym, when a new coronation king and queen will be crowned and seniors will recognized.

A change from the past will be that the ceremony and dance will not follow a home basketball game.

Swede hoopsters play in Broken Bow and wrestlers host a home invite, both on Friday.

In celebrating spirit week this week, students on Monday were asked to observe “Monocromatic Monday” and dress in one color for each grade, seven through 12.

On Tuesday, students dressed like twins and Wednesday, thrift shop attire was encouraged.

On “Throwback Thursday,” seniors and juniors will dress in outfits from the 1980s while sophomores and freshmen will don clothes from the 1970s.

Seventh and eighth graders will revert to the 1960s in dress and the staff will wear futuristic clothing.

Students and staff on Friday are urged to wear ugly sweaters.

During a pep rally last Friday, candidates for coronation queen and king were announced. They are seniors Hanna Wolf, Shay Wear and Morgan Kowalewski and Aaron Collins, Chase Ostergard and Jacob Matthies.

Royalty will be crowned during a coronation ceremony Saturday in the north gymnasium.

Each high school grade also elected representatives for the coronation ceremony. They are freshmen Drake Langley and Mady Vogel, sophomores Tanner Borchardt and Amanda Kowalewski and juniors Brett Mann and Rachel Rice.

A dance, after the crowning ceremony, will be in the Dudley Elementary gym from 9 to midnight. Doors close at 10 p.m.

Students are asked to sign up out-of-town and out-of-school dates by Thursday.