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Homecoming week activities this week, parade Friday


September 25, 2019

2019 IHS Royalty: William Kadlec, Carter Heinz, Ethan Gilbert, King Maxwell Geditz, Queen Tessa Kilber, Grace Beyers, Mckenzie Evans, Avery Sylte

Ipswich High School's homecoming celebration for 2019 is this week. The theme is "Rock of Ages."

You still have time to register your parade entry. Contact Shana Gohl at the school, 426-6571. The parade begins at 1 p.m. on Friday.

The parade route will remain the same as last year. The parade entries will line up on First Avenue by Holy Cross Church. The route will begin at First Avenue and Fifth Street, down Alma Avenue, turning on Main Street heading north, turning again on Fourth Avenue. Elementary students will leave the parade along 4th Avenue. Floats may continue up to Avantara Ipswich.

Parade entries will be judged in four divisions: preschool - fifth grade, middle school/high school, business and organizations.

Monday evening, the King and Queen were crowned who will reign during Gala Week. 2018 King Ben Kulesa was on hand. 2018 Queen Kamryn Heinz could not attend. Crowned to reign in 2019 were Queen Tessa Kilber and King Maxwell Geditz. Members of the royal court are Grace Beyers, Mckenzie Evans, Avery Sylte, Ethan Gilbert, Carter Heinz and William Kadlec.

The Coronation included performances by the IHS chorus, band and cheerleaders. High School classes and even some parents had skits.

Competitions throughout the week will earn points for the classes. Culminating with the winning class being treated to a pizza party.

The Ipswich Lady Tigers volleyball team will play on the road this week. They were to play Potter County Tuesday and will travel to Langford on Thursday. .

The Tigers football team will battle the North Border Titans at 7 p.m. Friday evening here.

FEM Electric will host a tailgate supper on Friday night from 5 to 7 p.m. at their office.

A Busine$$ Buck$ sign up is planned on Thursday and Friday. You can sign up to win Ipswich Bu$ine$$ Buck$ prizes. You do not have to be present to win. The participating businesses can be found elsewhere in this week's paper.


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