SIDNEY — The Sidney High Student Government will host the annual homecoming dance with the theme Ancient Greece. The colors for the event are green, gold and white.
The homecoming activities will begin on Wednesday, Sept. 28, with the homecoming parade and bonfire. The parade will start at 6:30 p.m. at the Shelby County Fairgrounds and end at about 6:45 p.m. in front of Sidney Middle School. Participants in the parade will include all court members riding in convertibles, class floats, and the SHS football team and cheerleaders. The parade will head north on Highland Avenue and then west on Campbell Road to the high school. The parade will end at the bonfire and a pep rally will be held with band and football team participating. The winning class float will be announced at the pep rally.
On Thursday, Sept. 29, all SHS students will participate in a pep assembly. The SHS Band and cheerleaders from all levels will kick off the festivities. Greg Snyder’s Television Production class will present a video slide show highlighting each court candidate. Court members will then participate in various competitions.
Homecoming game and crowning is planned for Thursday night, Sept. 29, vs. Piqua. Court members introduced at 6:15 p.m. The 2015 King Quentin McKenzie will crown the new king and queen at about 6:30. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. The game will be televised on the local Fox digital station and then rebroadcast on Sunday, Oct. 2, at noon on ABC.
Homecoming court king candidates are:
• Conor Beer, 18, son of Devon and Sandy Beer
• Jay Clark, 17, son of Tim LeMaster and Jennifer Clark
• Jack Feazel, 18, son of Dave and Wendy Feazel
• Kevin Fultz, 17, son of Pam Fultz and the late Keith Fultz
• Allec Gordon, 18, son of Tracy Williams and Curtis Johnson
• Luke Rees, 17, son of Dave and Kelly Rees
• Elliott Wilson, 17, son of Pam and Tyler Wilson
The queen candidates are:
• Keaton Eilert, 17, daughter of Barry and Dawn Eilert
• Jenna Foster-Wheeler, 17, daughter of Thomas and Jane Foster-Wheeler
• Rachel Heckler, 17, daughter of Jim and Carol Heckler
• Emily Knasel, 17, daughter of Max and Michelle Knasel
• Celena Taborn, 17, daughter of Barbara Taborn and Ricardo Taborn
• Emily Wiesenmayer, 18, daughter of Rob Wiesenmayer and Carmen Reverendo
• Bailey Wiford, 17, daughter of Andy and Jennifer Wiford
On Friday, Sept. 30, the Power Puff game will be played as part of homecoming festivities. The freshman play the sophomores at 12:45 p.m. The juniors play the seniors at 1:20 p.m. and the wining class from each game will play at 1:55 p.m. Students want to watch the games will be asked to donate $1. The proceeds from the Powder Puff fundraiser will benefit the freshman class of 2020.
The homecoming dance is Saturday, Oct. 1 from 8-11 p.m. in the SHS large gym. Tickets are on sale before and after school and at lunch. Tickets are $8. Any student bringing a guest must fill out a guest form and return it before buying tickets. Tickets will be sold at the door for $8 with proper school ID. The DJ will be Van Horn Audio.