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Homecoming Weekend

posted Oct 18, 2017, 5:57 AM by Ian Bashaw
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Homecoming Weekend at Mahar Regional School in Orange will be
Oct.19 - 21. The first event of the weekend will be a program held in the
Kermit Cook Auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. at which the
Homecoming royalty will be introduced by members of the Mahar Key Club.
The candidates are Maeve Powell, Brennan Mailloux, Katelyn Page, Cecil
Talbot, Mayte Torres, Sean Doyle, Kianna Reilly, Sam Paul, Ava Paine, Hugo
Frost, Hannah Paul, and Jack Temple .

A feature of the program will be lip sync entries from each class for
grades 9 –12.

At 5:30 Friday evening there will be a parade featuring the
Homecoming royalty, class banners, cheerleaders, the varsity sports teams,
and coaches. The parade will begin at the Orange Town Hall and go down
South Main Street and in Burrill Avenue to the Mahar School. Following
the parade, the Key Club will sponsor a tailgate party in the Mahar
parking lot. Key Club members will be selling a variety of food items
including hot dogs, hamburgers, and sausage. All spectators, parents, and
students are welcome to attend and get in the cheering spirit.
Prior to the beginning of the football game, the Homecoming royalty
will be presented to the crowd. At 7 o’clock the Mahar senators face Mt.
Greylock. During halftime, parents of the varsity football team, of the
cheering squad, of the senior cross country team, and of the senior golf
team will be recognized by the Key Club. Parents of seniors will receive
pictures, and parents of underclassmen will receive certificates of

On Saturday morning Oct. 21 the varsity volleyball, soccer, and field
hockey teams will play alumni teams beginning at 9 a.m. Volleyball and
field hockey games will begin at 9 a.m.; the girls soccer team will play
at 10:00 a.m.; and the boys soccer team will play at 11:15. Prior to all
these games, the parents of senior players will be presented with a
picture of their son or daughter by the Mahar Key Club; parents of
underclassmen will receive certificates. The Key Club will also sell
coffee, hot chocolate, and doughnuts in the gym lobby.
The Homecoming Dance for students in grades 9 – 12 begins in the
school cafeteria at 7 o’clock on Saturday night Oct.21. A highlight of
the dance will be the presentation of awards for class banners and the lip
sync competition. The crowning of the Homecoming royalty will be at 8:40.
Homecoming Weekend is organized by the Mahar Key Club as part of its
school and community service program.