Rocket Homecoming takes over field and sky Sept. 27

Chosen by their classmates to represent them are homecoming attendants (left to right) Fordy Smith and Kacey Gruber, RHS sophomores; Hunter Smith and Julia Trandahl, RHS juniors; Blake Stoltzman and Elizabeth Nelson, RHS freshmen. (Photos by Linda Herkenhoff)

Chosen by their classmates to represent them are homecoming attendants (left to right) Fordy Smith and Kacey Gruber, RHS sophomores; Hunter Smith and Julia Trandahl, RHS juniors; Blake Stoltzman and Elizabeth Nelson, RHS freshmen. (Photos by Linda Herkenhoff)

Rockford Area Schools is enjoying a full week of fun with school spirit activities this week as it celebrates homecoming. Themed dress-up days and pep fests are among the activities students are taking part of. Highlights also include the crowning of homecoming royalty, the big home varsity game – pitting the Rockets against the Brooten-Belgrade-Elrosa Jaguars – and a dance following the game.

The big game, on Friday, Sept 27, is an opportunity to cheer the Rockets onto victory on the district’s newly turfed field, complete with a new electronic scoreboard. For ticket pricing information, visit www.rockford.k12.mn.us and look under the latest announcements.

A halftime show with the Rockford Marching Band and presentation of the new royalty are planned as well as a fireworks display immediately following.

RHS seniors vying for Homecoming King and Queen seats are (in front, left to right) Nicole Friedlein, Megan Bode, Cally Nielsen, Amber Sahli and Ellen Paatela. In the back, left to right, are: Joseph Agre, Ty Griffin, Brendon Schumacher, Austin Witthuhn and George Faue. An evening chock-full of fun with football, music and fireworks is planned for Friday, Sept. 27, beginning at 7 p.m. at the RHS football field.

RHS seniors vying for Homecoming King and Queen seats are (in front, left to right) Nicole Friedlein, Megan Bode, Cally Nielsen, Amber Sahli and Ellen Paatela. In the back, left to right, are: Joseph Agre, Ty Griffin, Brendon Schumacher, Austin Witthuhn and George Faue. An evening chock-full of fun with football, music and fireworks is planned for Friday, Sept. 27, beginning at 7 p.m. at the RHS football field.

 

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