DHS celebrates homecoming week

Published 2:09 pm Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Members of the 2016 Demopolis High School Homecoming Court are, from left, (seated) Aundria Murdock, freshman maid; Baleigh Holtzclaw, Ja’Kayla Bell, Allison Polk, senior maids; Ashleigh Ivory, junior maid; (standing) Leah Hinton, freshman maid, Kamryn Harris, Stevie Fields, sophomore maids; and India Woodard, junior maid.

Members of the 2016 Demopolis High School Homecoming Court are, from left, (seated) Aundria Murdock, freshman maid; Baleigh Holtzclaw, Ja’Kayla Bell, Allison Polk, senior maids; Ashleigh Ivory, junior maid; (standing) Leah Hinton, freshman maid, Kamryn Harris, Stevie Fields, sophomore maids; and India Woodard, junior maid.

Demopolis High School is getting set for homecoming festivities starting on Oct. 3 and running until the night of Oct. 7 when the Tiger football team battles the Sumter Central Jaguars.
Per the usual tradition for high school homecomings, DHS will have theme days and activities running throughout the week starting Monday with “teacher kidnapped” day where classes have a free day with movies, popcorn and coke. Also the themed dress up from Oct. 3 is “Grannies vs. Babies” where juniors and seniors dress as grandparents while freshmen and sophomores dress as babies.
Tuesday will we “Fratastic” day where students will dress up in stereotypical members of Greek lettered organizations.
On Wednesday, Oct. 5, students can participate in “Rappers vs. Rockers” fun day.
Also, on both Tuesday and Wednesday, homecoming float decorating will take place at the National Guard Armory building from 6 to 8 p.m.
The Homecoming Pep Rally and Bonfire will be on Oct. 6 starting at 6 p.m. The dress-up theme for the school day is “Jersey Day.”
Finally, the week will conclude with the homecoming parade at 1 p.m. and the crowning of the queen during halftime of the evening’s football game.
This year’s homecoming court includes senior maids Baleigh Holtzclaw, Ja’Kayla Bell and Allison Polk; junior maids, Ashleigh Ivory and India Woodard; sophomore maids Kamryn Harris and Stevie Fields and Freshmen maids Aundria Murdock and Kamryn Harris.