Homecoming 2017: Sept. 11-16
All proceeds from homecoming T-shirt sales, the carnival, and the $5 barbecue, as well as any free-will donations, will benefit the 2017 WDMCS Homecoming charity: Colleen’s Dream Foundation.
Community events include:
- Monday, Sept. 11: Powder Puff Football, 7:30 p.m., Valley Stadium
- Download the Powder Puff Football Permission Form (due Thursday, Sept. 7)
- Thursday, Sept. 14: Homecoming Parade, 5:45 p.m.; Tiger Carnival/$5 Barbecue, 6:15 p.m.
- Download the Homecoming Parade Registration Form (due Thursday, Sept. 7)
- Homecoming Parade Route Map
- Tiger Carnival and $5 Barbecue Location: Valley Stadium North Parking Lot (rain location: Valley Southwoods)
- Friday, Sept. 15: Homecoming Football Game vs. Johnston, 7:30 p.m., Valley Stadium, fireworks after the game
- Get tickets: Tickets will be on sale at the stadium gate starting at 4 p.m. Grades K-8: $4. Grades 9-12 and adults: $6.
Some school-specific events are:
- Friday, Sept. 15: Junior High Homecoming Mixer, 5:30-7 p.m., at Valley Southwoods
- Valley High School Dress-up Days (Download the Homecoming Poster)
- Monday: Movie Night Monday (Dress up in your pajamas.)
- Tuesday: Character Tuesday (Dress as your favorite TV/movie character.)
- Wednesday: Walk of Fame Wednesday (Dress for the red carpet or as your favorite celebrity.)
- Thursday: Throwback Thursday (Dress from a different decade.)
- Friday: Lions, TIGERS, and Bears (Dress in your spirit gear.)
- There will also be a homecoming assembly and a DJ at lunch at Valley on Friday, Sept. 15.
- Saturday, Sept. 16: Homecoming Dance, 8-11 p.m., Iowa Events Center (Hy-Vee Hall)
- Get a T-shirt: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Sept. 7-8, outside the Valley cafeteria. T-shirts are $6.
- Get tickets: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sept. 13-15, outside the Valley cafeteria. Tickets are $10.
- Volunteers are needed to chaperone the dance and sell tickets.Sign Up to Volunteer Online
- Attire: No jeans, hats, chains, canes, athletic wear/jerseys, or costumes.
Congratulations to the 2017 Homecoming Court! Homecoming Queen candidates are Emma Bohn, Bailey Burrell, Anna Correa, Caroline Smoldt, and Cassie Yardley. Homecoming King candidates are David Bone, Yuet Both, Kade Hatcher, JJ Kapur, and Habibu Moise.
Valley High School and Valley Southwoods Freshman High School students will watch candidate videos and vote during advisory on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned during halftime of the Valley vs. Johnston Homecoming football game on Friday.