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HHS sets homecoming activities

Published 12:39pm Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Hartselle High School will celebrate homecoming with a week of fun-filled activities Oct. 15-19.

Parents, alumni and friends are invited to attend. Proceeds collected during the observance will be used to support PTSO projects throughout the school year.

A homecoming kickoff event is planned for Mon., Oct. 15, at 6:30 p.m. in the Pettey Center. Homecoming maids and king candidates will be presented with escorts, class skits will be performed, a homecoming court will be announced and commemorative programs will be sold. Admission will be $3.

On Tues., Oct. 16, work on homecoming floats will get under way and continue through Thurs., Oct. 18. A Battle of the Classes will be staged at J.C. Pettey Center at 9:30 a.m. Admission will be $3. At 5 p.m. the same day, powder puff football games will be played in the stadium with each class sponsoring a team. Admission is $3

Lawn decorations will be judged at the stadium on Friday, Oct. 17, at 8 a.m., followed at 2:30 p.m. by a pep rally in the Pettey Center. At this time the homecoming king will be announced and crowned.

Highlighting the event will be a football game in J.P. Cain Stadium featuring the Hartselle Tigers and the East Limestone Indians. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

A homecoming dance will follow in the Pettey Center as a fundraiser for Hartselle’s Relay For Life. Admission is $5 each.

A Hartselle Alumni Membership Association drive is being conducted as a part of the celebration. The membership fee is $30 per person or $50 per couple. Currently, a special VIP tour of the new high school is being offered with each new membership. To enroll, send check to Hartselle Alumni Association, P.O. Box 1076, Hartselle, AL 35640, or contact Tresa McGhee at tresamcghee@aol.com for more information.

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