Homecoming week this year for the Milford School District kicked off Monday, October 15. The theme this year is New York: City of Lights as the Bucs attempt to “Light up the Dover Senators” in this year’s game.
The Milford High School Top 10 Homecoming Candidates :
Bowman, Tyesha – Indoor Track & Field
Downes, Jessica – Swimming
Forehand, Kate – Student Council
Garnett, Kelsey – Bible Club
Groce, Alexis – Cross Country
Justice, Tori – Football Cheerleading
Russ, Katrina – Drama
Siok, Lindsay – Softball
Suit, Jordan – Senior Class
Talkington, Brianna – Technology Student Assoc TSA
Benson-Reid, Chandler – Indoor Track-Field
Berry, Philip – Leo Club
Drummond, Alvontae – Wrestling
Gilewski, Brian – National Honors Society
Jefferson, Nick – Football
Lingo, Connor – Band
Maloney, Trevor – Cross Country
Poore, Nathan – Baseball
Sammons, Dylan – Senior Class
Sorcia, Isai – Soccer
Monday: The week kicks off with the announcement of our homecoming top ten and annual Juniors vs. Seniors Powder Puff Game on Monday 10/5 at Briggs Stadium at 6:30. Tickets are 3 dollars for students and 5 for adults with all proceeds benefiting this year’s Prom. During the school day, students will get into the spirit of homecoming week with Twin Day, a day where students dress like a friend.
Tuesday: Tuesday, is Wacky Tacky day, a great chance to break out those Polka-dots and plaids. That evening, immediately following the home soccer game against Smyrna, is the Buccaneer Bonfire located behind the competition Softball field. Come cheer on soccer team and stay for a spirited pep rally featuring Milford talented Drumline and cheerleaders as Milford gets hyped for Friday’s game against the Senators. Following the Bonfire, join the class of 2014 for their fundraiser at Grottos in Milford. Proceeds benefit the 2012 Prom.
Wednesday: Wednesday is elderly day. Students will turn the clock ahead to see what they will look like years from now. It is also the Milford Community Halloween parade. Candy, costumes and lots of Spirit will be featured in this annual event.
Thursday: Thursday is Sports Team day. Wear your Milford Sports Jersey or the jersey of your favorite sports team.
Friday: Friday is Maroon and Gold day. Show your spirit for the end of the school day pep rally by wearing as much maroon and gold as you can. Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors will battle for the coveted Spirit stick in our annual Spirit War.
At 6 PM the spirit war continues with the annual Home Coming parade as each class and school shows their pride with a float to “Light Up the Senators.”
Later that evening during half time of Milford Dover Game, Milford’s Homecoming King and Queen will be announced along homecoming court.
Saturday: The week’s festivities end Saturday evening 8 PM – 11 PM with a Night in New York in the high school gym. Student government will transform the gym into Times Square for this exciting evening under the city lights.