RHS to celebrate Homecoming with week of activities


ROBERTSDALE, Alabama — Robertsdale High School will celebrate Homecoming Disney-style with a week full of activities beginning Monday, Sept. 30.

“Arabian Nights” is the theme for this year’s Homecoming and students will celebrate with daily dress-up days which will follow a Disney theme. All costumes must adhere to the BCBE dress code.

The week kicks off with “Monster’s University Monday, dress in your favorite college gear; followed by “Tweedle Dee, Tweedle Dum Tuesday,” in which everyone will be seeing double, celebrating everything twin.

A luau will highlight “Ohana” Wednesday and students can dress in their PJs for “Sleeping Beauty Thursday.”

Floats will line up behind in the teacher parking lot at 3:15 for the annual Homecoming Parade, which is set to begin at 3:45.

Best class float will be awarded based on creativity, school spirit, quality of construction and enthusiasm.

Friday is Spirit of Disney Day. You can dress as your favorite Disney character or in RHS spirit gear.

The Homecoming Court will be presented during the pep rally and the king will be crowned. The queen will be crowned during halftime as the Golden Bears take on 6A Region 1 foe, the B.C. Rain Raiders, with kickoff set for 7 p.m. at J.D. Sellars Stadium on the campus of Robertsdale Elementary School.

The annual Homecoming Dance will be held from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Baldwin County Coliseum, 19477 Fairground Road. Tickets are $15 and are on sale through Oct. 3 during lunch in the gym lobby. All tickets must be purchased in advance and there are no refunds.

If students are bringing an outside date, they must submit an “outside date application” to purchase a ticket, due by Friday, Sept. 27. Students can pick up an application form in the school library.

Dress code is semi-formal “dressy.” No jeans or tennis shoes are permitted. A photo booth will be set up for students to take pictures.

Lunchtime activities will be scheduled the entire week.

Students are encouraged to work with their fifth period classes to decorate doors Monday, Sept. 30-Thursday, Oct. 3. SGA will pay for paper from the library to cover decorations and students are encouraged to bring any other decorations needed. Judging will be held Friday, Oct. 4 and the winning classes get a pizza party provided by the SGA.

Homecoming theme days are subject to change. Contact Amanda Givens at agivens@bcbe.org for more information.