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The official freshman guide to a Homecoming week

Now graduated senior Will Schuchardt cheers as he emcees the 2018 Homecoming pep rally.

Zoe Deyoung, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

Nerves and excitement build as Homecoming week quickly approaches. We all know what it feels like to be a freshman, unsure of what is going on, especially when it comes to upholding the traditions the week brings. This list encompasses tips for surviving–and thriving–during a Parkway West Homecoming week....

Out with the old and in with the new: the tradition of Homecoming Court

Waiting for the announcement of the Homecoming Queen, the 2017 Homecoming court sits in the gym during the fall pep rally.

Carly Anderson and Sabrina Bohn

September 27, 2018

Between the football game, dance, Powder Puff, spirit week and other festivities, the traditions of Homecoming week are greatly celebrated and anticipated. However, are all of these high school traditions still right for our students? Despite Homecoming Court originating as a welcoming event for al...

Homecoming spirit days

Students laugh in the bleachers at last year's homecoming pep rally.

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions editor

September 22, 2018

Homecoming week starts Monday, don't forget to participate in spirit days and hype up for homecoming! Loading... (function(d){var js, id="pikto-embed-js", ref=d.getElementsByTagName("script")[0];if (d.getElementById(id)) { return;}js=d.createElement("script"); js.id=id; js.async=...

The cheapest places to buy Homecoming dresses exposed

At last year’s Homecoming, juniors Anjali Shah and Ashley Chai sport their new dresses at Queeny Park. Chai bought her dress from <a href=Tobi.com for $24. “Tobi literally has the same dresses every year, so finding a dress I like for an affordable price [is the most difficult thing about Homecoming],” Chai said. “I look for websites that aren’t sketchy and brands I know I can trust.”" />

Nayeon Ryu, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018

From events like spirit week, Powder Puff, the pep rally, Taste of West, the parade and football game, Homecoming is a jam-packed time for students, parents and faculty. While this can be the most exciting week of the year, it can also be the most stressful, due to dress shopping. To help alleviate som...

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