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Homecoming week (Sep 23-28) will have an "Out of This World" theme! Get ready for the fun upcoming week by checking out this list of events.
Yorkville High School Homecoming 2019 is just around the corner! This year's "Out of This World" Homecoming events will start Monday, September 23 and run through Saturday, September 28th.
Movie night is Monday, September 23. This year's feature, "Guardians of the Galaxy" will run from 6:30 pm-8:30 pm on the Varsity Softball field directly behind the main campus. Movie night is for Yorkville High School students only. Cost is $2 to get in and all students must have their school ID. Students are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets, and pillows!
Tuesday, September 24 is Bonfire Night. Once again, this is for Yorkville High School students only and will take place from 6:30-8:30 pm behind the main campus. There is no cost to get in but school IDs will be checked as students enter.
Wednesday, September 25 the public is welcome to watch YHS girls compete against each other for the championship in the annual Powder Puff at the Football Field behind Yorkville Academy. Gates open at 6:00 pm and the first game will start around 6:30 pm. Entry fee is $2 per person.
Thursday, September 26 the parade kicks off from the bus circle at the main campus at 6:00 pm. Line up for the parade will begin at 5:00 pm. Parade entries will be numbered this year. There will be an information table set up near the entrance of the bus circle for participants looking for their teams and floats. If you would like to participate in the parade, please make sure you contact Mr. Frye at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. Once again we will have several food trucks set up in the parking lot in front of Yorkville Grade School directly across from the bus circle. We are delighted to have Grandma Rosies and the Pizza Puff Truck back with us and are welcoming our newcomer JB's Mobile Munchies. Immediately following the end of the parade, all alumni and community members are welcome to gather at the football field for a Community Pep Rally. Alumni parking will be available in the lot behind the Yorkville Police Department.
Friday, September 27 the Pep Assembly will take place in the main campus gym from 1:35 pm - 2:35 pm. Only Yorkville High School students and family members of the Homecoming court may attend.
The big event takes place Friday night as the Yorkville Foxes take on the West Aurora Blackhawks at Campbell Field. Varsity game starts at 7:00 pm. Entry fee is $5 for adults, $2 for students and YHS/A students get in free with their high school ID. Once again, all alumni are welcome to join us in the alumni tent in the end zone.
Saturday, September 28, all alumni are welcome to get a tour of the main campus and a free continental breakfast from 10 am-11 am. We ask that alumni enter the back doors through the Athletic Entrance.
Homecoming week will end on Saturday with the "Out of This World" Homecoming Dance from 7 pm - 10 pm at the main campus. Students must enter through the Athletic Entrance. Cost is $10 per person and tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. This is for Yorkville High School students only (and pre-approved guests). All students must show a current school ID.