This year's homecoming theme is “Monopoly: Total Control of the Rangers.”
The classes will compete during the week of homecoming to win points for their class. These points will be awarded for following activities:
• Daily class participation in dress-up themes
• Daily dress-up theme winners
• Class with the most faculty participation in dress-up days
• Daily dress-up theme faculty winner
• Pep rally competitions winners
• Best float at the homecoming parade
On Friday, the homecoming court will be introduced to the student body. The court and their escorts will be dressed as celebrity couples.
Monday will be Decade Day. Tuesday will be Nerdy Freshmen, Southern Sophomores, Jock Juniors and Senior Citizens.
Wednesday is Red, White and Blue/Superman Day. School administration will not allow togas.
The annual homecoming parade will be on Wednesday, Oct. 3 beginning at 3:30 p.m.
The parade will begin at Ninth and Market Streets, continue on Market Street to the Massac County Courthouse, continue to Fifth and Ferry streets and then down Ferry Street to Third Street. The parade will end at Washington Park.
The parade will include a float from each class, queen candidates and attendants and teams or organizations from the school or community that choose to participate.
Participants will start lining up at 3 p.m. near Save-A-Lot.
The homecoming game against the Benton Rangers will begin Friday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m.
The homecoming court will be presented at halftime and the coronation of the queen will take place on the football field during the halftime presentation.
Jessica Angelly, 2011 MCHS homecoming queen, will crown this year's queen. The master of ceremonies will be Jason Steele, student council sponsor.
Homecoming queen candidates are Drew Bailey, daughter of Orville Bailey and Kelly Bailey, escorted by Aaron Kennedy, son of Angie Kennedy and David Kennedy; McKenzie Dorris, daughter of Sam and Valerie Dorris, escorted by Ross Devers, son of Dempsey and Jenny Devers; Lauren Morehead, daughter of Doug and Marsha Morehead, escorted by Jacob Kommer, son of John and Dena Kommer; Lauren Russell, daughter of Julie Jo Russell and Clarence Russell, escorted by Ben Mescher, son of Paula Basham and Monte Mescher; and Kerstin Weatherbee, daughter of Linda Weatherbee and Ray Weatherbee, escorted by Reis Brugger, son of Rodney and Helise Brugger.
Junior attendants are Abigail Hosman, daughter of Joe and Joni Hosman, escorted by Dalton Mitchell, son of Patrick and Marla Mitchell; and Haley McCaslin, daughter of Brad and Karri Leach, escorted by Eli Rose, son of Ricky and Kathye Rose.
Sophomore attendants are Madison Schmidt, daughter of Tim and Brenda Schmidt, escorted by Dillon Stoner, son of Johnny and D’Ann Stoner; and Jordyn Smith, daughter of Troy and Dianna Smith, escorted by Jacob Cox, son of Tim and Anisa Cox.
Freshmen attendants are Kelsey McNichols, daughter of Kris and Lynn McNichols, escorted by Jay Benard, son of Jno and Tina Benard; and Emily Reed, daughter of Thomas and April Reed, escorted by Hayes Lawson, son of Tim and Leslie Lawson.
The student homecoming dance will be held Saturday, Oct. 6 from 8-11 p.m., with pictures available.
The cost is $5 per person and $8 per couple.