May 29, 2024

It’s Creston homecoming week!

Creston High 2023 homecoming queen candidates are from left CC Zachary, Josie Mahan, Zoe Ralston, Morgan VanGelder and Grace Travis.

Creston Community High School celebrates homecoming with a variety of traditional events beginning today. This year’s theme is dedicated to superheroes.

High school students will decorate hallways today in certain themes: seniors, Thor; juniors, Spiderman; sophomores, Batman; freshmen, The Flash. Students are also encouraged to participate in dress up days. Monday, pajamas; Tuesday, neon; Wednesday, evil twin; Thursday, dress as a favorite hero or villain and Friday is Panther pride day.

At 2 p.m. Sunday will be the volleybrawl in the gym followed by powderpuff football at 3:15 p.m.

The queen candidates will welcome students and hand out candy beginning at 7:45 a.m. Monday. During the week, queen candidates will be reading to students Tuesday at the ECC and elementary.

The queens will have a meet-and-greet from 7:30 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. Wednesday at the ECC and elementary-middle school. The candidates will assist with lunch at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the high school. They will serve lunch at 11:50 a.m. Thursday at the middle school.

Next Friday will have class competitions at 8:25 a.m. in the football stadium followed by a 9:25 a.m. pep rally. The hall of fame induction and queen coronation will be at 11 a.m. in the high school auditorium. The parade will begin at 1:30 p.m. Harlan visits for a 7 p.m. kickoff Friday. Fireworks will follow the game.

The homecoming dance will be from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at the high school.

Panther volleyball plays Saturday, Sept. 16 in the Red Oak tournament which starts at 8 a.m. Creston volleyball travels to Clarinda for a 7:15 p.m. match Thursday, Sept. 21.

Creston High will host a cross country meet at 5 p.m Tuesday, Sept. 19 at Southwestern Community College.