Homecoming Week: Groundbreaking Ceremony & Homecoming Festivities

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The Northwood Local Schools ground breaking ceremony will take place on Friday, October 2nd at 10 a.m. The ceremony will take place at the High School Stadium (In the event of rain, the ceremony will take place in the Northwood High School Gym) . During this time, there will be several speakers including : Denise Niese (School Board President), Superintendent, Greg Clark and Naomi Smith (Treasurer, Citizens for Northwood Schools). In addition, one of our own Northwood students will speak about what this new building/facility will mean for our students. Senator Randy Gardner will also be in attendance with a special presentation that day.  In addition, there will be performances from our Acapella group, choir, band, and cheerleaders.  Finally the ceremony will conclude with several community and leadership groups taking part in the ceremonial “turning of the earth”  and our student body will join together to sing the Northwood Alma Mater.

Northwood Spirit Week:

Homecoming Week will take place from Monday, Sept. 28th – Saturday, Oct. 2nd. Below are the Spirit Days. We encourage all students (PK-12) to participate:

Minion Monday 

Twin Tuesday 

Wizard of Oz Wednesday

Team Thursday 

Ranger Nation Friday

Homecoming Game:

  • Come out and support the Ranger Football team as they take on Edon.
  • Homecoming King and Queen will be announced at 6:30pm
  • Kick-off at 7pm!

Alumni Band and Cheerleaders:

  • Alumni Band will take place during the Homecoming Game. Dust off your instrument and join the Marching Rangers! The alumni will practice before the game on October 2nd at 5:30pm. If you can’t get to NHS right at 5:30, just arrive as soon as possible. The band will march out to the stadium at 6:15pm. Also, please let Mrs. Petteys know if you need a school instrument. Contact Tracey Petteys at tpetteys@northwoodschools.org with any questions.
  • Alumni Cheerleaders are needed for the Oct. 2nd Homecoming game! Cheerleaders will practice Thursday October 1st from 4:30 to 6:30 at Olney Elementary. Alumni Cheerleaders will meet at the high school gym on October 2nd at 5:30 p.m. and will cheer the first half of the homecoming game. Please contact Erin Szuch at eszuch@northwoodschools.org for more information!

Homecoming Dance: “Enchanted Autumn”

When: Saturday, October 3rd

Where: NHS Cafeteria

Time: 8-11pm

Cost: $10 at the door


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