King Jory Flanery and Queen Jaidyn Roehr were crowned Britton-Hecla homecoming royalty at coronation ceremonies on Tuesday. The royal couple will reign over homecoming activities this week.
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King Jory Flanery and Queen Jaidyn Roehr will reign over Britton-Hecla homecoming activities this week.
This year’s royal couple was crowned at a coronation ceremony held Tuesday evening. Other members of the royal court are Kylie Carlson, Madison Henley, Kyler Meyer, and Zackary Strong.
Immediately following the coronation a pep fest and the traditional burning of the BH was held.
Homecoming activities continue with a volleyball match against Leola-Frederick on Thursday. Attendees are encouraged to wear pink for the annual “Dig Pink” match to help fight cancer. A junior high match will begin at 4 p.m., the junior varsity match is set for 6 p.m., followed by the varsity contest. The Britton-Hecla cross country team will also compete in the Northeast Conference meet in Webster at 2 p.m. that day.
Britton-Hecla’s top-ranked and unbeaten football squad will host Waverly-South Shore at 7 p.m. Friday to cap homecoming activities.
On Friday afternoon the homecoming parade is set for 2:30 p.m. under the theme, “Livin’ the American Dream.” Community floats are encouraged and parade entries should begin lining up at the corner of Fifth Street and Ninth Avenue (north of First Lutheran Church) no later than 2:15 p.m. The block north of Amacher Auditorium and the block north of the playground are reserved.
The parade will travel south on Main Street to Vander Horck, Avenue, turn west on Vander Horck to 13th Avenue, and then turn north on 13th Avenue where it will disband. Parade participants will sign a school release waiver from Jennifer Carlson as they pass the corner of Fifth and Main.
Student dress-up days this week include America Monday, Tourist Tuesday, Way Back Wednesday, Class Color Day on Thursday, and Red/White Day on Friday. On Thursday kindergarteners will wear black, first graders blue, second graders yellow, third graders green, fourth graders orange, and fifth graders white.