Some of Mr. Jon Banker's history classes visited the Texas Vietnam Hero's Exhibit at the Bertha Voyer Memorial Library in Honey Grove on October 16. The exhibit will be on display through Nov. 15, 2014. Click here to read a news article.
The 13AA district cross country meet was held in Trenton on Mon., Oct. 21. The varsity girls' team finished second overall and will advance to regional competition at Lynn Creek Park in Grand Prairie on Sat. Nov. 1.
Individually, freshman Dee Shaw took first place and senior Natalie Ferguson finished in third place. Rounding out the team, senior Alex Gibbons came in at 11th place; fresh. Bella Morrison, 12th; and junior Page Patrick, 19th.
Senior Tommy Cunningham and fresh. Caleb Killian were the only male high school runners this year.
Homecoming week will soon get underway--October 20-24. The overall theme this year is "Warrior Games." Each high school class has selected a game for its theme--Seniors, Candy Land; Juniors, Clue; Sophomores, Battleship; and Freshmen, Operation. The classes will be competing against each other for points in various categories to declare an overall winner.
The first category for competition will be dress-up days. Participation will be based on how many dress up in each class versus the total number of students in each class. The planned days are Monday, Color Day; Tuesday, Throwback Tuesday (dress from the past); Wednesday, Multiplicity Day (multiple, matching students); Thursday, #Merica Day (patriotic dress); and Friday, Orange and White Day.
On Mon. evening at 6:30, the classes will compete against one another in Warrior Games, some fun activities scheduled to take place on the football practice field.
Tuesday evening from 6:30-8:30, the classes will be building floats to display in the parade on Friday. The floats will be assembled and stored in the ag/auto complex.
Wednesday after school until 5:00, the classes will create two spirit signs each for display in the gym during the pep rally. One sign should illustrate the grade's chosen theme and the other should show their grade level.
No activities are planned for Thursday as the middle school and JV football players will travel to Como-Pickton for district games starting at 5:00 p.m.
Click here for Friday's revised class schedule.
On Friday, the parade will begin at the high school at 1:15 p.m. It will travel along the playground side of the elementary school to Main Street, make its way around the square at approximately 1:30, and then return to the high school. The pep rally will begin at approximately 2:00 p.m. in the HS gym where the homecoming court will first be presented. The nominees this year are seniors Natalie Ferguson, Jadah Finney, Alex Gibbons, and Raeli Motley.
The Warriors will take on the Como-Pickton Eagles at Warrior Stadium at 7:30 p.m. with the coronation of the queen at half-time.
Following the game until midnight, there will be a celebration with inflatables and refreshments in the MS gym for high school students ONLY. Admission will be $5.