Le Mars Community to celebrate homecoming ‘Through the Decades’

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
(Photo Contributed) Above, the homecoming royalty candidates at Le Mars Community. Front: Payton Wright and Jenna Allen. Second row: Elijah Dougherty, Elizabeth Theeler, SioneLotu Fifita, Connor Jalas, Lilly Brent and Michael Meis. Third row: Meredith Arnold and Savannah Manley. Back row (on Bulldog): Trent Marienau and Brandon Grosenheider. This year’s homecoming will feature a different parade route as entries will travel along the 8th St. boulevard to 4th Ave. S.E. The parade will then turn north and travel until just past the courthouse at the corner of 2nd St. N.E.

LE MARS — Le Mars Community will celebrate homecoming week Sept. 26-30 with the theme of “Dogs Through the Decades.”

The dress up days for the week will follow the theme. On Monday, “Sock hop” with attire from the 50s and 60s will be on display.

Tuesday marks disco days with 70s attire. Wednesday will see students pump it up in the 80s. On Thursday, 2000’s Icon will be the directive.

The week’s dress up days conclude with Spirit Day on Friday with the Bulldogs wearing their red and black.

Coronation will be held on Friday, Sept. 30 at 1 p.m. in the LCHS competition gym.

King candidates are: Trent Marienau, son of Jeff and Dena Marienau; Michael Meis, son of Dave and Linda Meis; Elijah Dougherty, son of Andy and Christie Dougherty; SioneLotu Fifita, son of Dawn Fifita; Connor Jalas, son of Nick and Mindi Jalas; and Brandon Grosenheider, son of Matt and Audra Grosenheider.

Queen candidates are: Payton Wright, daughter of Ryan and Tifany Wright; Savannah Manley, daughter of Mike and Shellie Manley; Elizabeth Theeler, daughter of Rachel and Wayne Theeler; Lilly Brent, daughter of Monte Brent; Jenna Allen, daughter of Mindi and Todd Allen; and Meredith Arnold, daughter of Darrin and Jane Arnold.

The parade will begin after the coronation ceremony, approximately 2:15-2:30 p.m. There will be a new parade route this year. The route will begin along the 8th St. S.W. boulevard. It will then continue straight east on 8th St. to 4th Ave. S.E. where the route proceeds to the north. The parade will continue on 4th Ave. S.E. until reaching its conclusion just past the Plymouth County Courthouse at 2nd St. N.E.

Those wishing to enter the parade are asked to send their entries to Kyle Formanek at kyle.formanek@lemarscsd.org.

Le Mars will host Webster City for their homecoming football game on Friday night.

Other sporting events during the week include the Le Mars boys golf team at the MRAC Tournament on Tuesday. The Le Mars volleyball team will be at Sergeant Bluff-Luton on Tuesday evening. The Le Mars cross country runners will race at South Sioux City on Thursday.

The week will conclude with the homecoming dance for high school students from 9 p.m.-midnight on Friday in Carey Gymnasium.

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