Homecoming events for the family and community
Update: A school's Homecoming doesn't get any better than this! Panther Stadium was filled on Friday as the the school community witnessed a 39-0 Spring Lake Park High School Panthers victory over the Polars of No. St. Paul. This total team effort by the now 5-0 on the season Panthers football team followed a tailgate party and parade attended by community members of all ages.
While the Sept. 24-29 Homecoming Week is filled with spirit-filled events for students such as a powderpuff football game, dance, pepfest, and themed dress-up days (view Homecoming 2012 "It's Time for a Meltdown"), there are also some great opportunity for families and the entire community to participate in Homecoming Week activities including:
Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012
The annual Homecoming Coronation is 7:15 pm in the Fine Arts Center ($1.00 students, $2.00 adults).
2012 Homecoming Royalty
9th Grade: Allyson Kovar, Allyson Rogers, and Taylor Turnquist. Aaron Flink, Timothy Retka, and Luke Turnquist.
10th Grade: Emily Borene, Allie Guzy, and Bailey Israelson. Luke Martin, Nicholas Palmer, and Kellen Roeske.
11th Grade: India Bembry, Monica Brown, and Alexandra Plevell. Eji Ejodamen, Daniel Kanani, and Peter Sienko.
12th Grade: McKaela Borman, Cecilia De La Cruz, Morgan Kovar, Alexis Luedtke, and Emily Lukens. Jack Fish, C.J.Janu, Derek Malbrue, Henry Ohren, and Jason Roeske.
Update: Congratulations to the Homcoming Royalty crowned on Wednesday evening:
King and Queen
12th Grade: Emily Lukens, Jack Fish
11th Grade: Monica Brown, Pete Sienko
10th Grade: Emily Borene, Kellen Roeske
9th Grade: Taylor Turnquist, Aaron Flink
Photos can be viewed at the end of the article.
Friday, Sept. 28, 2012
Tailgate Event is 4:30 -6:30 pm with food, booths, and fun outside the main entrance's rotunda
Parade is 5:30 pm, the route is along the front driveway of the main entrance, passing right in front of the tailgate party.
Football Game is at 7:00 pm at Panther Stadium, Spring Lake Park vs North St. Paul. ($4.00 students, $6.00 adults, free for age 60 and above.)
Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012
The Panther Foundation's 2nd Annual Family Fun and 2K/5K Fun Walk & Run, a great family event that promotes health and wellness for all ages, will take place at Spring Lake Park High School on Saturday. Pre-registration is encouraged to avoid lines and waiting. Fee ($10 youth, $20 age 13 and above) includes walk/run entry, shirt, and entry to Family Fun zone. Full details and registration information here
The family 2K/5K Fun Walk & Run will start at the high school's Panther Stadium at 11 am. (Registration begins at 10 am in the rotunda.) For 2K participants, it's a lap around the school, for 5K it's a loop around Spring Lake Park neighborhood bordered by Able, Osborne, Terrace and 80th.
The Family Fun part is from 10 am to 1 pm at Panther Stadium. You'll find lots of opportunities for family fun with food, giant inflatable bouncers, children's activities, entertainment by musicians from the high school bands, and a booth with the latest Panther spirit ware for sale (cash, check, credit card). The Family Fun Zone is free if you participate in the Walk/Run, if not, its $5/person admission.
Full schedule of Homecoming Week student activities - Homecoming 2012 "It's Time for a Meltdown"