Charles City, Iowa – The Charles City Comets will be celebrating homecoming next week with a full week of activities for students, faculty, staff, families and community members.
It starts off on Monday with the TRACES center for History and Culture. Tuesday is the high school spirit day activities. Wednesday is 4th grade farm safety day, Thursday is the eighth grade community service day capped by varsity volleyball against Waverly-Shell Rock. Friday there are tailgates, pep rallies, homecoming court coronations and varsity football versus Decorah.
Charles City students and the community have an opportunity to learn about 1920’s Iowa history at two events the week of Homecoming.
Iowa historian, Michael Luick-Thrams, will discuss “Hidden Histories, Taboo Topics” to Charles City High School sophomores as part of a five-week fall speaking tour. He will tell these “forbidden tales” at the Charles City High School from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. on September 24, and at the Charles City Public Library from Noon – 1:30 p.m.
The program includes two presentations at the Charles City High School, “Kickin’ the Kaiser” and “The Klan: The White Cancer” and one presentation at the library, “One of the Deadliest Killers Ever: The 1918 Flu Pandemic.”
The public is invited to each presentation.
The entire homecoming week schedule: Homecoming 2018