Rockford ready for 2012 Homecoming

When temperatures drop and the leaves fall off the trees in Rockford, it can mean only one thing: Homecoming.

Rockford Homecoming week begins Monday, Oct. 1 and runs through Friday, Oct. 5 with lots of fun activities for all.

Couples, from left to right: Briana Gall and Jordan Redepenning; Jayda Palmer and Karsten Poulsen; Alexis Majeski and Dylan FitzSimmons; Emily Pothast and Benjamin Arens; Lydia Buffie and Logan Suko. These ten hopefuls are vying for the crowns of Rockford’s Homecoming King and Queen. (Photos by Linda Herkenhoff)

Couples, from left to right: Briana Gall and Jordan Redepenning; Jayda Palmer and Karsten Poulsen; Alexis Majeski and Dylan FitzSimmons; Emily Pothast and Benjamin Arens; Lydia Buffie and Logan Suko. These ten hopefuls are vying for the crowns of Rockford’s Homecoming King and Queen. (Photos by Linda Herkenhoff)

Monday is “Get up and Go” Day with JV and C squad football (Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa versus Rockford at home at 4:30 p.m., and Rockford Varsity Boys soccer versus PACT Charter at home at 7.

The big event, Homecoming Coronation, will be at 8 in the RHS auditorium.

Tuesday is “Favorite Teacher” Day, with a pep fest at the middle school at 1:15 p.m., and another at the elementary school at 2.

Wednesday is “Favorite Sports” Day. Movie Night is at 7:30 p.m. at RHS.

In front, left to right, are sophomores Sam Schuneman and Carolyn Seppala. In the back left to right, are Nicholas Schultz and Bria Majeski (freshmen), and Kaylee Schumacher and George Faue (juniors). All will serve as 2012 Rockford Homecoming Attendants.

In front, left to right, are sophomores Sam Schuneman and Carolyn Seppala. In the back left to right, are Nicholas Schultz and Bria Majeski (freshmen), and Kaylee Schumacher and George Faue (juniors). All will serve as 2012 Rockford Homecoming Attendants.

Thursday is “Class Color” Day. There will be pep fest at RHS at 1:30 p.m., a Powder Puff Football game (Stadium Field) at 2, Girls JV Soccer versus Cambridge-Isanti at 4, Girls Varsity Soccer versus Cambridge-Isanti at 6, Volleyball JV & C Squad versus Pierz Healy (main gym) at 5:45, and Varsity Volleyball versus Pierz Healy at 7.

Friday is “Spirit” Day with a Royal Lunch at 11 a.m., the big game -

Varsity Football versus Pierz Healy in the Stadium Field at 7 p.m. The

Homecoming Dance begins at 9.

This jam-packed week of exciting events will boost your school and team spirit, so make sure you plan ahead and make the most of Rockford’s 2012 Homecoming.

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