September 16, 2019

East High School Homecoming Week 2019

Photo of East High Homecoming Court at Coronation September 16, 2019.

East High will celebrate homecoming week September 16-21.  The theme is “Arabian Nights.” The coronation will take place in the auditorium at 2:00 pm on Monday, September 16.

2019 Homecoming Queen: Ella Voloshen

Queen Candidates:
Janaya Barnes, daughter of Rochelle Barnes and Anthony Wilkins
Olivia Barnes, daughter of Melonie and Cory Barnes
Emily Catherine Copple, daughter of Hollie and Scott Copple
Nyamal Dhol, daughter of Stephany Mayer
Myranda Duitsman, daughter of Desiree and Terry Duitsman
Emily Fahrendholz, daughter of Hollie and Brian Fahrendholz  
Ellie Risdal, daughter of Kerri Johnson and Troy Risdal
Katlynn Tucker, daughter of Julie Treinen and Raymond Tucker
Madi Van Dyke, daughter of Vicki and Dave Van Dyke
Gracie Van Roekel, daughter of April Mahr and Andy Van Roekel
Ella Voloshen, daughter of Ed and Carol Voloshen
Emma Von Hagel, daughter of Kristi and Curt Von Hagel

Emcee: Whitney Lester

2019 Homecoming King: Chayce Patterson

King Candidates
Casey Blake son of Katy and Juan Blake
Jaleque Dunson, son of Heidie and Rod Dunson
Colby East, son of Annette and Ryan East
Patrick Gottburg, son of Lisa and Terry Gottburg
Craig Harris, nephew of Elizabeth Buster
Seth Hanson, son of Julie and Tom Hanson
Kayden Jones, son of Chris and Tony Jones
Carter Junge, son of Aaron and Stacy Junge
Brian Nathaniel, son of Kristi and Shiran Nathaniel
Alec Patino, son of Karrie and Leo Patino
Chayce Patterson, son of Jamie Burns and Chad Patterson
Caleb Winter, son of Ashley and Nate Winter

Emcee:  Jacob LichtOn Thursday, September 19, weather permitting; the parade will kick off at 6:30 pm by the library on Morningside Avenue and continue on Morningside Avenue until the intersection of Peters Avenue, at which point the route will turn left and end at the Olsen Stadium.

The parade will also feature the homecoming royalty, the East High and East Middle marching bands, and the East High cheerleaders. Representatives from the elementary feeder schools will also be in the parade.

Following the parade, at approximately 8 pm on Thursday night, the traditional Spirit Bon Fire will take place at the practice field next to the East High softball fields.

Friday night from 5:30 – 7 pm the Taste of Morningside pre-game meal will be served in the shelter house of the Elwood Olsen Stadium. At 7 pm, the football game versus Abraham Lincoln will kick off. During the half time show, the East High marching band will perform.

The Pancake Feed Fundraiser will be held Saturday morning from 8 – 11 am. That night, the homecoming dance will take place in the East High commons from 8 – 11 pm.

Spirit Days for the week are: Monday – Dress Up Day, Tuesday – Dress Like Your Date or Twins Day, Wednesday – Class Distinction (Seniors: Toga, Juniors: Hawaiian, Sophomores: Western/Cowboy, Freshmen: 70s Disco), Thursday – Monochromatic, and Friday – Crazy Orange and Black.