Verbena celebrating homecoming this week

Published 12:59 pm Thursday, October 6, 2011

Verbena High School is celebrating its homecoming Oct. 3-7.

In order to show their pride, students and school staff are observing dress up days all week long, beginning with Camo Day this past Monday (“Can’t Hide That Devil Pride”), Twin Day on Tuesday (“Make ‘em See Double”), Career Day on Wednesday (“Fire the Tigers”), Cartoon Day on Thursday (“TOON Out the Tigers”) and Spirit Day on Friday (“Show Some VHS Spirit”).

The student body is participating in decorating homeroom doors, and all decorations must be up by Friday at 9 a.m.

Thursday night the school will have its annual homecoming bonfire, which starts at 7 near the softball field. VHS supporters are welcome to attend.

Friday night, in conjunction with the homecoming game versus Talladega County Central, the Class of 2002 will have its 10-year reunion sponsored by Verbena High School. The class will meet in the home economics kitchen for refreshments and fellowship with each other.

Also, on Friday night the homecoming court will be presented, and the homecoming queen will be crowned by Rebecca Green Gilliland, 2002 Homecoming Queen, and the new VHS principal, Robin Mims Cagle, a VHS alumni. Also, the 2011-2012 varsity V-Club sweetheart and the 2011-2012 junior high V-Club sweetheart will be announced.

The following is a list of the homecoming court:

Kindergarten – Abby Whittle

First grade – Kylie Coggins

Second grade – Jayah Beagles

Third grade – Macey Kelley

Fourth grade – Brie Easterling

Fifth grade – JaNiya White

Sixth grade – Bethany Hancock

Seventh grade – Kerrigan Glenn

Eighth grade – Chelsea Baker

Ninth grade – Katie Allen

10th grade –Anahi Ruiz Cardenas,

11th grade – Hope Driver

12th grade 2010 homecoming queen candidates — Marqueska Deramus, Krista Lane, Destiny Tyus