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Supt Scoop/Welcome Home-coming 2022

It’s here! The week that students love and High School Principals usually dread….Homecoming! As a former Principal, this week was usually one that was met with dread since I knew it meant very little sleep and lots of worry over students making good choices. As a Superintendent, it’s my favorite week of the entire school year. The incredible feeling of such pride as I see the maroon and gold from head to toe on our littlest students to our seniors, the brave staff who participate in the dress up days, and families and community members who line the streets for our Homecoming parade to welcome back our students as they kick off another school year. Yes, it’s my favorite week of the year!  And this year, it feels a little different from the last two years; almost…normal. Which, given the last two and a half years, I can say I welcome with open arms and can’t wait to savor every moment of this “normal” week.

This year the school has some lofty goals of increasing engagement with our families and communities, so we certainly hope that everyone comes out to help us celebrate our students' return to school! 

The week’s events include:

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

PK-7 Dress Up Day = PJ Day


HS Dress Up Day = Groutfit Day (Gray Outfit)

PK-7 Dress Up Day = Country or Country Club 


HS Dress Up Day = Country vs. Country Club

PK-7 Dress Up Day = Holiday Day (Dress in colors or your favorite holiday)


HS Dress Up Day = Band/Singer Shirt Day

PK-7 Dress Up Day = Not Your Age Day (Dress Young or Old)


HS Dress Up Day = Camo/Hunting Attire

PK-12 Dress Up Day = 


Buc Pride Day

4 pm: Girls Tennis vs. USC (Home)


5 pm: B squad Football vs. LSH (Wilson Field)


8 pm: Coronation @ HS PAC


Powder Puff Football at Wilson Field following Coronation (Free and open to the public)

4:30 pm: Girls Tennis vs. Marshall (Home)


5 pm: 7th/8th Grade Volleyball @ St. Peter Middle School


5 pm: 7th Grade Football vs. St. Peter (Wilson Field)


6 pm: A/B/C Volleyball vs. New Ulm (Home)


6:15 pm: 8th Grade Football vs. St. Peter (Wilson Field)

8 pm: Powder Tuff Volleyball Match (Juniors vs. Seniors) @ High School Gym (Free and open to the public)

4:30 pm: Cross Country Boys & Girls @ WEM


4:30 pm: 7th Grade Football vs. Fairmont (Wilson Field)


4:30 pm: Girls Tennis vs. Worthington (Home)


5 pm: JV Girls VB vs. Multiple Schools (Home)


5:45 pm: 8th Grade Football vs. Fairmont (Wilson Field)


6 pm: 7th/8th Grade VB vs. St. James Area (Pemberton)

1:10 pm: PK-12th Grade Pepfest @ Pemberton (Open to the public)


2:15 pm: Parade


5 pm: Bucs 4 Hope Pork Loin Tailgate Supper (Wilson Field)


7 pm: Varsity Football vs. Sibley East (Wilson Field)

(Halftime 10 year recognition of State Championship Football Team)


HS Homecoming Dance (following football game)




 

We sincerely hope that our jam-packed week of activities will bring out everyone to not only come and cheer on our student athletes, but celebrate with all of our student body, staff, and parents that we are once again able to experience the normalness of all that Homecoming week has to offer. It wasn’t all too long ago that we were unable to fully experience the joy that Homecoming week brings to all schools. 

To help us truly celebrate that we can once again experience these festivities, we’d like to invite businesses/employees, parents, and community members to help us celebrate by participating in our dress up days! Simply dress up as one of our above days (i.e. on Monday, either dress up in your PJ’s or Gray Outfit, Tuesday dress up as Country or Country Club, etc.), take a photo each day, and post to Blue Earth Area ISD 2860’s Facebook page with the hashtag #BEAHoco2022! Every photo will be entered into a drawing for free entry into an activity of your choice, free concessions items, or Buc apparel! 

2022….let’s make this our best year yet, and celebrate that we are once again home!



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