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Charles City Homecoming Week Festivities Start Sunday Night

“Back in Orange and Black” is the theme for this year’s Homecoming Week in the Charles City School District.

Kim Scott is one of the organizers for festivities and says fans can show their Comet pride starting Sunday night.

The pep rally will start at 7:30 p.m. Sunday night. Dress-up days start Monday at the High School, Middle School and Lincoln and Washington Elementary schools.

The Homecoming football Friday night, September 23rd has the Comets hosting Hampton-Dumont-Cal, with the dance to follow at the High School.

The Charles City Homecoming Court includes queen candidates Ava Ellis, Olivia Litterer, Hailey Kowalski, Nora Hruska, Harper McInroy. King candidates are Drew Martin, Nathan Lopez, Zachary Chambers, Anders Haglund, Kayden Blunt.

Front row: Drew Martin, Nathan Lopez, Zachary Chambers, Anders Haglund, Kayden Blunt

Back row: Ava Ellis, Olivia Litterer, Hailey Kowalski, Nora Hruska, Harper McInroy

 

You can see the complete Homecoming schedule below.

 

Theme:  Back In Orange and Black

(* denotes local event open to the entire community)

 Sunday, September 18 

*7:00 p.m., Bonfire and meal ($5 for meal) (Charles City Elks Lodge, 2111 Clark Street)

*7:30 p.m., Pep rally begins

 

Monday, September 19 

*4:30 p.m., McBooster Night (Soifer Family McDonald’s Charles City, 506 Allison Street)

4:15 p.m., 8th grade volleyball (at Osage)

4:15 p.m., 7th grade volleyball (at Osage)

*6:00 p.m., JV football (Comet Field, 1 Comet Drive)

 

Tuesday, September 20 

4:15 p.m.,  7th – 8th Cross Country Meet (at Nashua)

4:15 p.m., 8th grade football (at Decorah)

*4:15 p.m., 7th grade football (Comet Field, 1 Comet Drive)

*4:15 p.m., 8th grade volleyball (Comet Gym, 1200 1st Avenue)

4:15 p.m., 7th grade volleyball (at Cresco)

5:00 p.m., JJV volleyball (at Waverly-Shell Rock High School)

5:00 p.m., 9th grade volleyball (at Waverly-Shell Rock High School)

6:00 p.m. JV volleyball (at Waverly-Shell Rock High School)

7:15 p.m., Varsity volleyball (at Waverly-Shell Rock High School)

 

Thursday, September 22 

*4:00 p.m., JJV volleyball (High School Gym, 1 Comet Drive)

*4:00 p.m., JV volleyball (Comet Gym, 1200 1st Avenue)

4:45 p.m., Varsity cross country (Grundy Center)

*6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Team dinner for 9-12 grade students (1200 1st Avenue – across from the middle school)

         all athletes and performing arts students eat free – open to the public for $5 – (food available until 7:30 pm)

         Yard games, bounce house and DJ – Hosted by the Charles City Booster Club and sponsored by Hy-Vee

 

Friday, September 23 

Morning – Spirit activities by Charles City High School students (community-wide)

*1:30 p.m., Pep Rally (Comet Gym, 1200 1st Avenue)

*2:55 p.m., Homecoming Court Coronation (Comet Gym, 1200 1st Avenue)

*4:15 p.m., Parade (Main Street, Charles City) 

*5:00 p.m., 9-10 grade football (Comet Field, 1 Comet Drive)

*7:00 p.m., Homecoming Court Recognition (Comet Field, 1 Comet Drive)

*7:30 p.m., Varsity football vs. Hampton-Dumont-CAL (Comet Field, 1 Comet Drive)

*Halftime, Marching Band and Dance Team performs (Comet Field, 1 Comet Drive)

9:00 p.m., Dance (Charles City High School Cafeteria, 1 Comet Drive)

 

Saturday, September 24 

9:00 a.m., – 9th grade volleyball (at Mason City High School)

 

Dress-up days – Charles City High School 

Monday – Kick-Off Day (Dress in your favorite sports team apparel)

Tuesday – Celebrity/Movie Star Day

Wednesday – Anything But the BackPack

Thursday – Throwback Thursday (Dress from a different decade)

Friday – Comet Pride Day (Orange & Black)

 

Dress-up days – Charles City Middle School 

Monday – Kick-Off Day (Dress in your favorite sports team apparel)

Tuesday – Celebrity/favorite person

Wednesday – America Day-  Red, White, and Blue 

Thursday – Throwback Thursday (Dress from a different decade)

Friday – Comet Pride Day (Orange & Black)

 

Dress-up days – Lincoln and Washington Elementary Schools

Monday – Kick-Off Day (Dress in your favorite sports team apparel)

Tuesday – Celebrity/Movie Star Day (Real or animated; no masks)

Wednesday – Color Wars (PK-Pink, K-Blue, 1-Green, 2-Yellow, 3-Red, 4-Purple)

Thursday – Throwback Thursday (Dress from a different decade)

Friday – Comet Pride (Orange & Black)

 

Mark Pitz

News Director/Weekdays 10am to 2pm on 95.9 KCHA
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