COVINGTON — Several events are on tap for homecoming week in Covington:
A community pep rally will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Smith Field. The homecoming court will be introduced, along with fall sports teams and a few activities from the band, cheerleading squad and FFA students.
On Friday, there will be a district pep rally for all the students at the end of the day. Starting at 4:30 p.m. in the bus turnaround (outside the K-8 building), there will be a block party/tailgate, with the parade starting at 5:30 p.m. The parade will be from the K-8 building to Smith Field, so participants should stand along Chestnut Street in that area for a good view. The king and queen will be crowned before the start of the game, with the kickoff at 7 p.m.
To finish the week, there will be a homecoming dance from 8-11 p.m. Saturday in the K-8 cafeteria for students in grades 9-12. Tickets are pre-sale and must be purchased by Friday, Sept. 28. The cost is $10 and students may buy them before or after school until 3:15 p.m. from Mrs. Anderson or during lunch.