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Nevis kicks off Homecoming week Oct. 4

The theme for Nevis Homecoming is “We've Got The Beat!” with a different song theme for each day.

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The Nevis Homecoming court includes (front from left) junior attendant Allee Forbes, senior candidates Maddyson Brakke, Marissa Engst, Makenna Frazier and Megan Lindow and sophomore Attendant Marley Mitchell and (back) junior attendant Blaine Leckie, senior candidates: Ian Ahrendt, Nakhi Hollingsworth, Reese Mowell and Nathan Pyburn, and sophomore attendant Joe Houchin. Contributed/Nevis School.

The schedule of activities is as follows:

Monday, Oct. 4: “Can We Fix It?” by Bob the Builder and neon construction day. Coronation will be held during first hour and the volleyball team hosts Verndale.

Tuesday, Oct. 5: “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor. It is also green and gold day with a pepfest seventh hour and the volleyball team hosts Clearbrook-Gonvick. Royalty will be announced at the volleyball game.

Wednesday, Oct. 6: “Colours” by Calvin Harris. It is also class color day. Grades 6-8 will have a Tiger Time Activity sixth and seventh hours and grades 9-12 will have other activities.

Thursday, Oct. 7: “Welcome to the Jungle” by Guns N' Roses. The theme is jungle/safari day. The volleyball team hosts Walker and the pep band will play in Perham.

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Friday, October 8: “The Boys of Fall” by Kenny Chesney. The football team will host Cass Lake Bena and the pep band will also play. Royalty will be announced at the football game. There will be a homecoming bash following the football game for students in grades 9-12 until 11:30 p.m.

The cost is $5, or $4 for anyone wearing an FCCLA Homecoming Button. Doors close 30 minutes after the end of the football game and nobody will be admitted after that time. Students bringing a guest must have paperwork in by Oct.1. There is a limit of one guest per person. Concessions will have drinks and candy available for purchase. School dress code applies and shoes must be worn. There will be music, open gym and other activities along with free snacks.

Lorie Skarpness has lived in the Park Rapids area since 1997 and has been writing for the Park Rapids Enterprise since 2017. She enjoys writing features about the people and wildlife who call the north woods home.
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