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Lancers face Rebels for Homecoming, Dance is “A Night in Hollywood”

Sir Lancelot, Gilmour's mascot, directs all attention to Homecoming. Photo Credit: Mr. Neal Busch
Varsity Football team anticipates big game for Homecoming.

Gilmour’s Varsity Football team (2-2) will face John Adams High School (1-3) on Saturday, September 28 at Weber Stadium. Fans may arrive as early as 12 noon for the Homecoming Cookout. The football game starts at 2 p.m.

Wide receiver Nathan Reichard said, “Homecoming is always a big game for us. Especially after losing last week to Rootstown, we’re preparing to bounce back. We’re coming out and ready to go.”

Homecoming dance reflects Hollywood theme.

The Homecoming dance is from 8 to 11 p.m. in the Athletic Center gym. The doors for will close at 8:30 p.m. and students will need to remain at the dance until 10:45 p.m. This year’s theme is “A Night in Hollywood.” Students are encouraged to dress sharp and prepare for celebrity treatment with dancing, hors d’oeuvres, and photo ops. All information is available here: Dance Information and Dress Code.

Maya Moufawad (`21) said, “We all have our favorite movies. Hollywood is something everyone can have fun with.”

Elijah Wiertel (`20) said, “Homecoming is a great time for people to get together with friends and have a lot of fun for a few hours.”

Homecoming dance tickets and T-shirts are on sale now.

Gilmour students in grades 9-12 are welcomed to attend the dance. Tickets are $20 and T-shirts are $10. They may be purchased until September 27 at gilmour.org/homecoming-2019 or near the commons during the community block. To bring a date from another school, students need to fill out a form in the Upper School’s main office or complete this form online. The form is necessary to get consent from your date’s school administrator along with Gilmour in order to bring your desired date, and is due by 12 noon on Thursday, September 26.

Mr. David Pfundstein, Dean of Student Life and Discipline, said, “We hope students are safe and have fun this weekend. It should be a good time for all.”



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