Homecoming 2018 is under way for Vinton-Shellsburg. Seniors began the week by painting banners which will be hung in area business windows. (Other students will paint windows Monday after school.)
The tradition called whitewashing also includes wearing grey sweat clothes and covering them with colorful spray paint. The students spent a couple hours at the high school doing all of these activities on Sunday.
Here is a daily schedule of Homecoming events:
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)