Great Gatsby! Homecoming is this week at Mount Si High School

Homecoming Week at Mount Si High School features a full week of spirit days, capped off by a "Great Gatsby"-themed dance in the school gym on Saturday.

The week starts Monday, Oct. 21 with the Homecoming royalty assembly. Each class voted to nominate their choices for the Homecoming court last week, and the royalty will be crowned at Friday football game.

Monday night, the girls volleyball team celebrates senior night when they host Bellevue, starting at 5:30 p.m. with the JV, and 7 with the varsity squad. They then travel to Bellevue Wednesday night for a match. Tuesday and Thursday, the girls soccer team hosts Bellevue and Mercer Island, respectively, varsity games starting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, the cross-country teams are away, running in the conference championships at Lake Sammamish State Park.

Before Friday's football game, the ASB is planning a community pep rally with the school cheerleaders, drumline, and the football boosters, located bend the football concession stand near the flagpole. The rally starts at 6 p.m. and at 7 p.m., the Wildcats football team hosts Mercer Island at the Mount Si Stadium.

Students are encouraged to dress up as follows for the week's worth of spirit days:

Monday - PJ Day, come to school in your jambes

Tuesday - pair up with a friend for Twin Day

Wednesday - find something that clashes for Wacky Wednesday

Thursday - Red Carpet Day, get fancy

Friday - Class Colors Day, freshmen where white, sophomores grey, juniors red, and seniors black and camouflage.

The 1920s and movie "The Great Gatsby" is the theme for Saturday's Homecoming dance, 8 to 11 p.m. at the high school gym. The semi-formal dance is open to students in grades 9 through 12 and tickets are on sale now at both school campuses.


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