Homecoming Week will kick off Monday, Sept. 18, culminating in the Homecoming dance Saturday night. The theme for this year is "To Victory and Beyond!"
Here's what you need to know about Homecoming week:
HS/MS/ELEMENTARY DRESS-UP DAYS
Homecoming T-shirts will be sold for $5 starting Tuesday at the high school. Sizes Youth Small-XXXL. First-come, first-serve, as they will not be placing another order.
They will be sold from 7:45-8:05 Tuesday-Friday and 3:25-4:00 Tuesday-Thursday in Jerri Murphy's room (119, right after nurse's office). They will be sold from 7:30-8:00 a.m. at the elementary on THURSDAY. They will also be sold at Boom Night starting at 5:30.
Boom Night will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday in the HS gym. Admission is free. Each class will perform a skit, and cheerleaders will get the crowd pumped up. Afterward, a spirit fire will be held on the football field, weather permitting. High school students will decorate outdoors from 9-10 p.m. They must be signed up with their advisor to participate.
Coronation will be Friday at 1:30 p.m. in the HS Auditorium. It will be live-streamed, as well. To watch the live stream, follow this link: https://thecube.com/event/747734. Students will be released after coronation to attend the parade. The Homecoming parade will begin at 2:30 p.m. south of Fareway on Highway 69 and will travel around the square.
Cheer on the Clarke football team as they take on the Davis County Mustangs Friday night. The 9th grade will play at 4:45, and the varsity will kick off at 7:30. The Homecoming Court will be announced before the game. Watch the Clarke High School band perform "Phantom of the Opera" at halftime. Bring a bag of groceries to the game for the Clarke Schools Food Pantry and be entered to win a free massage from Wild Poppy Massage. Many organizations will be selling Clarke apparel and other goodies at the game, so make sure to bring extra money if you are interested!
The Homecoming dance for high school students will be held on Saturday from 7-10 p.m. in the HS gym and will be semi-formal. The cost of the dance is $4 per student, and free snacks will be provided as supplies last.
Mr. Don Ray, a new teacher to the Clarke High School, uses music to help his Spanish students learn and reinforce vocabulary. Plucking his guitar, he leads the classes in songs like "Los Pollitos." Check out the video below!
On Wednesday, September 13, Clarke High School students and staff took time from their day to donate blood, some of which may go to Texas to help victims of the hurricane. Here are the results from Wednesday’s blood drive:
Registered: 55 donors
Donors able to give: 40
Units of blood collected: 46
First-time donors: 16
Language Arts teacher Mrs. Becky Jones-Webb created the proper atmosphere for her students to read Edgar Allen Poe's short story "The Masque of the Red Death" by turning out the lights and reading by candlelight with her sophomores.
This is available to ANY Clarke student and their family who are in need of food or clothing assistance. We also have toiletries, as well as Clarke apparel available. You or your family could be going through a tough time and we would like to help. If you are unable to come during Food Pantry hours but could use some assistance, please contact Mr. Brad Lampe or Mrs. Becky Jones-Webb at 342-6505 or email them at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you to all of the individuals and businesses who have donated to the pantry, including Percussions Restaurant and Timber Ridge Market, just to name a few. If you would like to make a donation, please contact Mr. Lampe or Mrs. Jones-Webb, or bring donations on Mondays between 4 and 5 p.m.