Campbellsville High School will celebrate football homecoming this week, with dress-up days, spirit games, the crowning of a king and queen, a powderpuff football game, a parade and Eagle Family Night.
There will be a dress-up theme each day, along with a spirit game. Students will compete to win points for their class, and, at the end of the week, a winner will be announced.
The schedule is as follows:
Monday, Sept. 18 – Roll Out of Bed Day, with students wearing their pajamas, and playing the Makeup game.
Tuesday, Sept. 19 – Through the Screen Day, with students dressing like their favorite television and movie characters, and playing the Food Factor game.
Wednesday, Sept. 20 – Blast Through the Past Day, with students wearing clothes from decades of the past, and playing Name that Tune.
Thursday, Sept. 21 – Color Wars Day, with students wearing a specific color based on their class. Freshmen will wear green, sophomores will wear blue, juniors will wear pink and seniors will wear black. Students will play the Puffy Pumpkin game.
Friday, Sept. 22 – Purple and Gold Day, with students showing their school spirit, and playing the Furniture game.
There will be a districtwide pep rally on Friday at 9 a.m. in the CHS gym, with all CIS students attending.
Students will decorate golf carts for the parade, which will be during the school day on Friday.
Freshmen and sophomore students will decorate after school on Tuesday at the baseball fieldhouse.
Juniors and seniors will decorate after school on Wednesday at the bus garage.
This year’s parade will begin at 11:30 a.m. on Friday. The route will begin at CHS, traveling to Campbellsville Elementary School.
Kay Cox, who is the director of pupil personnel and food service secretary at CIS, will be grand marshal.
Cox graduated from CHS in 1974, and was a cheerleader, dance team member and class officer. She began working for CIS during the 1981-1982 school year, and has since.
Line up for the parade will begin at CHS at about 10 a.m.
Those who would like to participate in the parade can call Kim Thompson at (270) 465-8774.
Eagle Family Night will get underway at 5 p.m. on Friday.
The annual event will be from 5 to 7 p.m. for all Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students and parents.
The first 600 parents to attend will receive a free Eagle T-shirt.
Activities will include games for those of all ages, including a cupcake walk, face painting, football throw, basketball shoot, ring toss, inflatables and much more.
Events will be at the Campbellsville Middle School multipurpose room and library and Campbellsville High School’s gymnasium, cafeteria and practice football field.
Free food will be served for those attending, and will include chili, hot dogs, drinks and desserts.
Prizes will be given to those who win games, along with three people receiving a Kindle Fire and one person taking home a flat screen Smart TV.
Prize tickets will be given to those who complete surveys about Eagle Family Night. The surveys will be in the CMS library.
All activities will end at 6:30 p.m. and all of those attending will be asked to make their way to the CHS gym. Prizes will be given away at 6:45 p.m. and winners must be present to win.
For more information about Eagle Family Night, call the Campbellsville Board of Education office at (270) 465-4162.
To end homecoming activities, the CHS football team will play Fort Knox at 7:30 p.m.
This year’s homecoming king and queen ceremony will begin at halftime.
For more information about homecoming activities, call the CHS office at (270) 465-8774.