Home of the Grey Ghosts becomes spookier

Staff Writer
Chillicothe Times-Bulletin
The bonfire is one of the IVC Homecoming activities that both students and residents enjoy during the annual event. Some alumni even gather around the bonfire to remember their days at school. This weekend also is a reunion time for some of the IVC classes.

IVC Homecoming 2010: ‘Spooktacular — A Haunted Evening’

Illinois Valley Central High School students are ready for a howling good homecoming with the theme “Spooktacular – A Haunted Evening.”

Class dress up days

Class dress up days began on Tuesday since Monday there was no school. Tuesday was twin day and today is class color day. On Thursday, students will dress for the theme, “Spooktacular,” and Friday will be maroon and grey.

IVC Homecoming Court

On the IVC Homecoming Court are freshmen Kylsea Cox and Wade Pollack, and  sophomores Sam Wang and Meredith Terpstra. Juniors are Tommy Jenkins and Lydia Martin. Seniors are Ashley Kluge, Shya Kohler, Jessie Ely, Hannah McCorkle, Bryna Dixon and Kathleen Gauwitz, Danny Rudolph, Brock Adcock, Dan Semtner, Alex Koch, Zach Switzer and Trever Black.

Schedule of events

Wednesday: Homecoming activities begin at 6 p.m. tonight with Class Competitions at the school.

Thursday: Homecoming Skit Night is at 6 p.m., followed by the pep rally and bonfire. The king and queen, who will be announced that evening, will light the bonfire.

• Any adult who would like to help build the bonfire is asked to be at the high school at 8 a.m. Thursday and to bring work gloves.

Friday: The IVC Homecoming Parade is at 2:45 p.m. in downtown Chillicothe.

• All IVC District schools will release one hour early to allow students to attend the parade. IVC High School students will be on their early dismissal schedule and release at 1:35 p.m.

• The IVC sophomore football game begins at 5:15 p.m. The varsity Grey Ghosts will follow playing Spring Valley Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Taylor Field.

Saturday: IVC Homecoming events will culminate with the dance at 8 p.m. at the high school.