Huntley High School Homecoming Celebrated

Huntley High School students will get their school spirit this week for Homecoming week.

Huntley High School is celebrating its Homecoming with the theme “The Sweetest Thing” and lots of events, including its annual parade through the town’s neighborhoods.

The high school invites community member and alumni to join in the festivities of Homecoming 2011. Here’s a list of events this week:


Monday, September 26 – Friday, September 30

Spirit Week

During Spirit Week, students will show their school spirit by participating in theme days, decorating display cases, and building floats for the Homecoming parade.

Monday – Twin Day

Tuesday – Underclassmen Youth / Upperclassmen Elderly Day

Wednesday – Nerd Day

Thursday – Huntley Hoedown (Hillbilly Day)

Friday – School Spirit Day


Tuesday, September 27

Homecoming Soccer Game

4:30 p.m. / Huntley High School Soccer Field

Join in the fun and cheer on the Red Raider’s Soccer Team as they play their Homecoming match against Jacobs High School. Let’s get a big crowd out there to show your support! 


Wednesday, September 28

Homecoming Parade

The parade will line up at the Village Hall at 6:00 p.m., and step off at 6:30 p.m. We will travel through the Georgian Place subdivision to Douglas Street; from Douglas Street we will follow the road up to Ole Timers Park. At the conclusion of the parade, a short community pep rally will ensue.

Any community group wishing to participate in the parade should contact Tom George at tgeorge@district158.org or 847-659-6541. 


Friday, September 30

Pep Rally

The culmination of Spirit Week will be a day packed full of fun! Class competitions are always a great way to spark spirit and this day will be no exception as the classes will face off during the Pep Rally! The grand finale to the event is where all fall sports teams are honored and football will be highlighted as the “Event of the Hour”.

Homecoming Game

7:15 p.m. / Huntley High Football Field

The Homecoming Game will be played against the Jacobs Golden Eagles beginning at 7:15 p.m. Come watch as Head Coach Matt Gehrig’s Red Raiders bring home the victory!

At half time of the Varsity game, the Homecoming Court will be presented along with their parents. 


Saturday, October 1

Homecoming Dance

7:30 to 10:30 p.m. / Huntley High School East Gym

The final event of our wacky week will be the annual Homecoming Dance in the east gym at Huntley High School.

Huntley High School is located at 13719 Harmony Road, Huntley. For more information, contact Tom Kempf, HHS Student Council Advisor or Dave Johnson, HHS Principal at 847-659-6600.


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