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Pequot Lakes to celebrate homecoming Sept. 19-24

Pequot Lakes Schools will celebrate homecoming week Monday-Saturday, Sept. 19-24, with festivities culminating with homecoming coronation Friday night, Sept. 23, and the homecoming football game and dance Saturday, Sept. 24.

Theresa Bourke/Echo JournalPequot Lakes 2016 Homecoming candidates: Back row from left: Jaeger Reed, Ethan Lehman, Jake Anderson, Andy Voges, Max Tangen. Front row: Molly Dotty, Taya Salminen, Emily Stevens, Quinn Kratochvil, Kyra Blaukat.
Theresa Bourke/Echo Journal Pequot Lakes 2016 Homecoming candidates: Back row from left: Jaeger Reed, Ethan Lehman, Jake Anderson, Andy Voges, Max Tangen. Front row: Molly Dotty, Taya Salminen, Emily Stevens, Quinn Kratochvil, Kyra Blaukat.

Pequot Lakes Schools will celebrate homecoming week Monday-Saturday, Sept. 19-24, with festivities culminating with homecoming coronation Friday night, Sept. 23, and the homecoming football game and dance Saturday, Sept. 24.

Instead of a parade this year, there will be a Color Run at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. This free 2-mile run/walk will go through town with checkpoints throughout the course where colors will be thrown at participants. Participants will be expected to bring their own white T-shirts.

This year's homecoming candidates are Jaeger Reed, Ethan Lehman, Jake Anderson, Andy Voges, Max Tangen, Molly Dotty, Taya Salminen, Emily Stevens, Quinn Kratochvil and Kyra Blaukat.

Following is a list of homecoming week activities:

Monday, Sept. 19

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Dress up day: Country vs. Country Club

3:30-7:30 p.m.: Hallway decorating. Judging will be Wednesday, Sept. 21.

Tuesday, Sept. 20

Dress up day: Safari vs. Tourist

Jam the Gym: Volleyball game at 7 p.m. against Sebeka.

Wednesday, Sept. 21

Dress up day: Dress Up vs. Dress Down

Bingo at the end of every class.

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Thursday, Sept. 22

Dress up day: Superhero vs. Villain

Friday, Sept. 23

Dress up day: Spirit Day (Seniors vs. Sophomores and Juniors vs. Freshman)

2:20-3:15 p.m.: Pep Fest.

6 p.m.: Homecoming coronation followed by the reception in the commons.

7 p.m.: Powderbuff volleyball in the main gym.

8 p.m.: Powderpuff football on the varsity football field.

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Saturday, Sept. 24

9 a.m.: Color Run.

11 a.m.: Tailgate begins with live music by the District, of Brainerd.

1:30 p.m.: Homecoming football game against Perham.

8-11 p.m.: Homecoming dance in the auxiliary gym at the high school with pizza and drinks provided.

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