Tonasket gears up for homecoming week of Oct. 1

TONASKET – Tonasket high School will celebrate Homecoming the week of Oct. 1-5.

This year’s school theme is, “How Can I help?”

Each class has a charity that they ar raising money for this year. Freshmen will be raising funds for the Tonasket Food Bank; sophomores for the Cancer Society; juniors for the Wounded Warrior Project; and seniors for the rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.

As always we will a ll raise funds for our Veterans and the U.S. Armed Forces Legacy Park Project. With this theme each class has created dress-up days to follow their theme, building up to Friday’s Blue and Gold Day.

The yearly Homecoming Parade will take place Friday, Oct. 5, at 12:40 p.m. We will drive the usual pattern through the bus lane, down through town, then return to the high school parking lot. Homecoming assembly in the THS gym will follow.

Football kick-off is at 7:00 p.m. as THS hosts the Cascade Kodiaks. The cost will be $6.00 for adults and grades 9-12. Visiting schools and home grades K-8 are $4.00, or free with your THS ASB card. Senior Citizens (62 or older) price is $4.00 per game. Golden Oldies Cards for $10 are available at the gate or the THS office and are good for all home games and CTL games.

The week’s schedule of activities:

Monday, Oct. 1 – Food Combo Day

Noon activity: Apple pie eating contest

Evening activity: JV Football vs. Omak, 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 2 – Tough Enough to Wear Pink

Day activity: Career Fair, THS Gym

Evening activity: Cross country at Omak, 3:30 p.m; Soccer at home vs. Cashmere, 4:30 p.m.; Volleyball vs. Cashmere, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 3 – Red, White and Blue – Army Camouflage Day

Noon activity: Car Pull

Evening activity: Powder Puff football, 7:00 p.m., THS football field. Admission $2.00, concessions available.

Thursday, Oct. 4 – Redneck Sportsman Day (Mossy Oak Camouflage)

Friday, Oct. 5 – Blue and Gold Day – School Spirit all the way!!

Day activity: Parade through town, 12:40 p.m., Assembly 1:30 p.m. in THS gym.

Evening activity: Varsity Football vs. Cascade, 7:00 p.m. Halftime presentation of Royalty; Dance (THS students only) 9:30 – 11:30 p.m. on outside basketball courts behind school; Cost is $4.00 with THS ASB Card and $5.00 without card.