HHS plans homecoming activities

PHOTO COURTESY OF HURON HIGH SCHOOL Homecoming Queen candidates for the 2020 festivities at Huron High School are, front row, from left: Bree Gose, Brooklyn Boetel, Audrey Rubish, Hei Say and Cailey Coss. King candidates in the back are: Tristan Cardona, Mariano Gonzalez-Tovar, Tyson Lien, Sebastian Cardona and Jaylin Koerner.

HURON — Activities for Huron High School’s homecoming week were released Thursday morning. This year’s homecoming theme is “Lettuce” hear you Roar!

Specific dress-up themes follow the overall theme, through the parade and home football game on Friday night.

Here is a look at this year’s activities.

Monday, Sept. 14
Monday’s dress-up theme is “Thousand Island Day” with students encouraged to dress in Hawaiian or beach clothing.

There is a bean-bag tournament in the HHS Courtyard beginning at 7 p.m. for students only.

Tuesday, Sept. 15
The dress-up theme for Tuesday is “Ranch Dressing Day” with cowboy or cowgirl attire as the clothing of choice.

Wednesday, Sept. 16
On Wednesday, students will get to delve into their closet for winter clothes on “Iceberg Lettuce Day.” The hallways of HHS will be decorated as well, in an activity organized by each classes’ officers.

Thursday, Sept. 17
Thursday will be “Caesar Salad Day” so parents shouldn’t be surprised if their children dress in togas. The homecoming volleyball game versus Brookings will begin at 7 p.m. at Huron Arena, followed by the coronation of this year’s King and Queen.

Friday, Sept. 18
Students are encouraged to dress up in class colors on Friday during “”House Salad Day.” Following homeroom and breakfast, there will be a pep assembly at Tiger Stadium, including the Tiger Marching Band and the introduction of athletes in the fall school and club sports.

The Battle of the Classes will take place at 10:15 a.m., and the 2020 Homecoming parade through Huron will commence at 2 p.m. A reminder that there will be no candy tossed at this year’s parade.

The Huron Tigers’ homecoming football game against the Canton C-Hawks will kick off at 7 p.m., with the traditional “Burning of the H” set for halftime.

To enter a float in Friday’s parade, email [email protected] or call the high school office at 353-7800, no later than noon on Wednesday.