RSM Homecoming Sept. 8-13, Lights, Camera, ACTION!

Thursday, September 5, 2019
Remsen St. Mary's Homecoming Court 2019 includes: Back row, from left: Spencer Schorg, Wesley Smart, Skyler Waldschmitt, Seth Nelson, Jesus Samuel Bazan Medina, Noah Schroeder, Jake Anderson, and Brady Homan. Front row, from left: Michaela Nelson, Madison Feller, Emma Galles, Ashley Willman, Samantha Sauer, and Mariah Britt. Not pictured: Brayden Ricke.
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Get ready for a Hollywood Homecoming! The lights will be bright -- the cameras will be clicking -- and the action on the courts and fields will be intense!

The movie-themed homecoming week, September 8-13, at Remsen St. Mary’s Schools will be an action-packed adventure. Festivities begin on Sunday, Sept. 8, with a Family Fun Night. The high school girls will start the night at 6:00 p.m. with a Powder Puff football game on the football field. Then the high school boys will compete in a volleyball tournament at the RSM gym. Come enjoy the fun!

Monday will be Red Carpet Premiere Day. High school students are encouraged to dress up like the Oscars. The week will kick off with a high school homecoming prayer service at 8:15 a.m. in the cafeteria.

Tuesday will be Harry Potter Day. The freshmen will be from the Hogwart’s House of Ravenclaw, the sophomores will be from Hufflepuff, the juniors will be Slytherin, and the seniors will be Gryffindor. Athletic events on Tuesday include a home junior high football game at 4:15 p.m., a high school cross country meet at 4:30 p.m. at Sibley-Ocheyedan, and a high school volleyball match at 5:30 p.m. at Trinity Christian.

Wednesday’s movie focus will be Field of Dreams, so students will be celebrating farm day. This is the day students traditionally arrive in farm gear. Students will have an early dismissal at 1:15 p.m. Teachers will be participating in an inservice.

Parent Trap, or Twin Day, will be on Thursday. Students will partner up and dress like twins or triplets. The high school volleyball team will be hosting a match at 5:30 p.m. vs. Akron Westfield.

The traditional Spirit Day will be on Friday, Sept. 13, with the Friday Night Lights movie theme. Students will wear as much blue and white clothing as they can. Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church, and Coronation will take place following the Mass. High school students and senior parents will be served a picnic lunch at the Jim and Lou Arens Memorial Gymnasium.

The parade line-up will take place at 12:30 p.m. on the east side of the MS/HS building, and the parade will begin at 1:00 p.m. The pep rally will follow in the gym. Tailgating will begin at 6:00 p.m. with sirloin sandwiches ($5) sponsored by Total Sales. Then the St. Mary’s Hawks football team will take on the Kingsley-Pierson Panthers at 7:00 p.m. Come cheer on the Hawks for a “Lights, Camera, VICTORY!”

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The parade will begin lining up at 12:30 p.m. on the east side of Remsen St. Mary’s High School in the Kennedy Street parking lot. The parade will begin at 1:00 p.m. and will end at the high school for the pep rally in the gym. The star on the map is the starting and ending point of the parade. It will start on Kennedy street, go past Happy Siesta Nursing Home, travel down Lincoln street, turn onto 4th. Street, turn again on third street, turn left on Beck Ave., turn again onto Washington Street, turn left onto fifth street, turning to their final destination back on Kennedy Street on the east side of the RSM school.