Blanchester High School will celebrate its homecoming festivities next week. The week’s theme is “Tropic Like It’s Hot” and will kick off with the following daily themes for spirit week:
Monday – Class Color (Seniors – Pink; Juniors – Orange; Sophomores – White; Freshman – Purple)
Tuesday – Tropical Tuesday
Wednesday – Dress Like a Teacher/Administrator
Thursday – Adam Sandler Day
Friday – Blue and White Day/Homecoming Shirt Day
Activities will center around each daily theme throughout the day, such as a hula and limbo contests during lunchtime.
Float building is currently underway, and each class’s float will be on display during the parade on Thursday, Sept. 21 beginning at 6 p.m. The parade will start at Peoples Bank, will travel down Main Street/State Route 28 and will conclude at the high school.
– Friday, Sept. 22 – Homecoming Game – Game begins at 7 p.m.
– Saturday, Sept. 23 – Homecoming Dance – Dance begins at 7 p.m. and ends at 10 p.m. Students can start arriving at 6:45 p.m. and cannot leave until 9:30 p.m. The dance is held at the high school. Tickets must have been pre-purchased. No tickets will be sold at the door. The dance is a formal dance. You can not attend in jeans and t-shirts or hoodies.
The homecoming court was selected by the high school student body. Here are the 2023 fall representatives:
Freshman – Male – Kylar Perkins, Female – Caelyn Cruea
Sophomore – Male – Elijah McVey, Female – Riley Ledford
L J Rineair will be an honorary attendant
Juniors – Male – Evan Malott, Female – Gloria Caplinger
Senior Female Court: Kaylee Coyle, Macey Waldron, Aubrey Stevens, Katelyn Toles, and Annalee Miller-Steffen
Senior Male Court: Austin Dick, Braz Byrom, Bryce Sipple, Xander Culberson, and Seth Perkins
The king and queen will be announced before the Friday night homecoming game against Clermont Northeastern on Friday.