The 2018 Homecoming game for Vinton-Shellsburg will take place this Friday, Sept. 14, when the Vikings host Waterloo Columbus.
Special events will take place each day this week, starting at 5 p.m. tonight when the seniors gather to paint the parking lot and also to wear and paint grey sweatpants and sweat shirts.
The Student Senate is in charge of events. Advisor Rachelle Rammelsberg lists the following schedule:
White wash/spray paint Sunday at 5;
Monday: Seniors will paint windows and banners after school, =the Top 10 King and Queen candidates will be announced during RTI @ 10:23, and the guys will play powder puff volleyball at 7:30 in the high school gym;
Wednesday: The Top 5 candidates will be announced during RTI @ 10:23;
Thursday : Parade at 6 with the pep rally and Powder Puff football game at the football field following the parade. The King and Queen will be crowned at the pep rally. 
The game is Friday, when the new VS Hall of Fame members will be honored at halftime. A reception at the Vinton Country Club will take place for the Hall of Fame honorees after the game. There will also be pep rallies at Shellsburg Elementary Friday morning and at Tilford Elementary at 2 p.m. Friday.

Dress up days are:
Monday: Career day,
Tuesday: Te dye/ denim,
Wednesday: Circle of life
Thursday: Seniors will wear togas, and each other class dresses as rockers rappers or country
Friday:  Spirit Day (Black and Gold)