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Homecoming activities start today at Forest Park Schools

THE HOMECOMING COURT for Forest Park High School. From left, in back are freshmen representatives Shealyn Curtis and Devon Basirico; junior representatives Macy Johnson and Mason Rintala; senior boy representatives CJ Post, Evan Hedtke, Tommy Peltoma, Bryce Smithson and Noah Gilner; and sophomore representatives Donovan Kuzak and Maddie Divine. Seated in front, from left, are the senior girl representatives Kelsey Ragio, Emily Siech, Kailee Abts and Mercedes Simmons. Not shown is senior representative Sydney Honkala.

CRYSTAL FALLS — Kickoff of Forest Park’s Homecoming and Spirit Week begins today at Forest Park High School in Crystal Falls.

Students will be engaged in high-spirited competitions all week long. Dress-up days, part of the competition, start today with Mis-match Day, followed by Twin Day on Tuesday, Class Color Day on Wednesday, Dress Your Theme on Thursday and Red/Black Day on Friday.

Students have the opportunity to show their school spirit by attending the bonfire tonight with class games for overall points.

Wall decorating will be Wednesday. This year’s theme for walls is “Classic Cartoons.” The public is invited and encouraged to view the walls at any time before or during the football game Friday.

On Friday, the school will have its annual pep assembly from 1:20 to 3:10 p.m. The pep assembly will feature a powderpuff football game, class cheer competition, tug-of-war and other activities.

The Forest Park Trojans will face off Friday against the Newberry Indians, with kickoff at 6 p.m.

Halftime will feature the Forest Park marching band’s performance and the introduction of this year’s Homecoming Court. Coronation of king and queen will take place during halftime, as well as the announcement of winners of all class competitions and Homecoming activities that took place during the week.

The Homecoming dance is after the football game in the high school cafeteria.