MASON — Homecoming activities begin Sunday at Wahama High School and continue throughout the week, climaxing with a gridiron match-up Friday night against South Gallia.
A powderpuff football game will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Bachtel Stadium. Female students will take to the field to try their hand at a friendly game.
Monday begins various dress-up days. They include America Monday, when students wear red, white and blue; Tye-dye Tuesday, with students wearing tie-dyed clothing; and Wake-Up Wednesday, when students dress in pajamas. Next will come Throwdown Thursday, with students wearing either camo or country attire; and finally Falcon Fanatic Friday, with students dressing in red and white.
A parade will be held through the Bend Area towns of New Haven, Hartford and Mason on Thursday. It will begin at 6 p.m. on Layne Street in New Haven and proceed to the school. Line-up will begin at 5:30 p.m.
Following the parade, a “He Man” volleyball game with take place in the school gymnasium with the guys taking the court.
The White Falcons will take on the South Gallia Rebels at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the varsity football game. During halftime, one of three senior girls will be announced as the homecoming queen.
Vying for queen are Amara Helton, Krista Clay and Megan Hood. Class attendants include Bailee Bumgarner, seventh grade; Jacqueline Fields, eighth grade; Payton McFarland, freshman; Grace Haddox, sophomore; and Pia Thomanek, junior.
On Saturday, “A Red and White Evening” will be held in the gymnasium as students take to the dance floor. Sponsored by the junior class, the dance will begin at 8 p.m. and end at 11 p.m. Admission is $8 for singles and $10 per couple.
For more information on any homecoming event, contact the school at 304-773-5539.
Mindy Kearns is freelance writer for Ohio Valley Publishing who lives in Mason County.
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