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Chance of royalty: Panthers get their spirit on for homecoming

The 2018 Homecoming Court candidates at Park Rapids Area High School are, front from left, Jaynine Borders (10th grade), Shelby Leckner (12th), Rilee Michaelson (11th); middle row, Luke Dickinson (12th), Paige Hepola (12th), Tarynn Arola (9th), Kendra Coborn (12th); back row, Sam Reish (9th), Alec Nordin (10th), Cody Dravis (12th), Tom Melvin (12th) and Dominik Backmann (11th). Coronation is scheduled for 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1. (Robin Fish/Enterprise)

Homecoming week is Oct. 1-5 at Park Rapids Area High School.

Leading up to the big game on Friday is a full week of activities to build school spirit.

Monday, Oct. 1 is America Day, encouraging everyone at the school to dress in red, white and blue.

Coronation will be at 9 a.m. on Monday, followed by a royal tea.

Powder puff volleyball is planned for the boys at 6:45 p.m. on Monday.

Spirit week continues with Tye-dye/Hippie Tuesday, Wacky Wednesday/Hat Day and Beach Thursday.

Friday is Orange and Black Day, inviting everyone to wear the school colors. A decorated car contest will be judged at 7:50 a.m., and the winner will get to be in the parade.

Powder puff football for the girls is scheduled for 12:40 p.m. on Friday, followed by pep fest at about 1:10 p.m., parade around 2:15, the football game against Pequot Lakes at 6 p.m. and the homecoming dance from 8 to 11 p.m.