PHS Homecoming

Plymouth High School encourages students, families, alumni and the community to enjoy its annual Homecoming activities. Everyone is especially invited to watch the parade and the football game!

 

Quick Links

Homecoming Parade Entry Form
Homecoming Ropes Course Climb Waiver Form
 

Community events

The community is encouraged to enjoy Plymouth High School Homecoming Week from Sept. 22 to 28, especially the activities on Friday Sept. 27.

Volleyball/Powder Puff tournaments

The public is invited to witness the annual Boys Volleyball Tournament beginning at 3:15 p.m. Sunday Sept. 22 in the gym, as well as the Girls Powder Puff Football Tournament beginning at 5:15 p.m. on the football field.

Parade

The annual PHS Homecoming Parade through downtown Plymouth will begin at 4:15 p.m. Friday Sept. 27. The route will begin near East Main and Caroline streets, head south to Mill Street, east on Mill to North Street, then north back to Main.

map showing where to line up

Attention parade participants: Cars, floats and walkers may participate. Vehicles must move at 5 mph. Candy, gum and other items cannot be thrown, but may be handed to children. Anyone throwing candy will be escorted off the parade route, and the City of Plymouth may issue citations to those in violation of this policy. Participants will line up beginning at 3:15 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. Homecoming committee members and Plymouth City Police will help direct participants.

To participate, return a completed Homecoming Parade Entry Form by 3 p.m. Monday Sept. 23 to the PHS office, 125 Highland Ave. There is no entry fee.

map showing parade route

 

Ropes Course Climb

Community Education & Recreation is offering a climb for ages 7 & up on the Adventure Ropes Course at Plymouth High School from 5 to 7 p.m. The climb is free, but participants (or the parent or guardian of minors) must sign a waiver.

PHS Addition Preview

Families and community members are invited to preview the new facilities from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The addition houses a multi-purpose facility, fitness center, Community Ed & Rec office, exercise room, and locker rooms.

Brat fry

A brat fry sponsored by the PHS Soccer Booster Club will be held at the PHS Finke Field concession stand. Brats, burgers and baked goods will be sold from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Football game

The football game against Kewaskum will kick off at 7 p.m. PHS alumni are invited to sign in at the Plymouth Education Foundation welcome tent and receive a complimentary gift. Those who can’t make it to the game can follow the action live online at www.plymouthtv.org or at www.1420thebreeze.com.

 

School events

Daily activities

A tug-of-war competition between the classes will be held throughout the week during the advisory period, with the finals Friday morning. Daily dress-up days also are planned for each day of the week.

Pep Rally/Coronation/Hall of Fame Induction

The annual Homecoming Pep Rally/Coronation on Friday Sept. 27 will feature the Homecoming Court, chosen by the student body from representatives of each student activity or club.

The assembly also will include the induction of the newest members of the PHS Alumni Hall of Fame: the late Stan Struve of the Class of 1964 and April Doebert-Fischer of the Class of 2004.

Homecoming Dance

The annual Homecoming Dance on Saturday Sept. 28 will conclude the week’s activities.

 

Class Reunions

Homecoming is a great time for class reunions, which can include marching in the Homecoming Parade, recognition at the football game, and tours of Plymouth High School and Riverview Middle School (which served as the high school through 1965). Please let the Plymouth Education Foundation know if you're planning a class reunion at any time of the year.

The following classes plan reunions during Homecoming 2019:

  • PHS Class of 1969, 50-year reunion
  • PHS Class of 1979, 40-year reunion
  • PHS Class of 1994, 25-year reunion

Visit our Alumni Information page for more information about reunions scheduled during Homecoming.

Homecoming logo

Homecoming at a glance

Sunday Sept. 22

Boys Volleyball in PHS Gym
    Optional Practice - 3pm
    Games Start - 3:15pm
Powder Puff Football on PHS Football Field
    Practice - 5pm
    Games Start - 5:15pm

Monday Sept. 23

Dress Up: Class Color
Staff - Jupiter Orange
Freshmen - Moondust Brown
Sophomores - Alien Green
Juniors - Mars Red
Seniors - Galaxy Blue
Senior Tug of War - during Advisory in Gym
JV Football hosts Campbellsport - 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday Sept. 24

Dress Up: “Welcome to our Planet” (tourist apparel)
Junior Tug of War - during Advisory in Gym
Cross Country hosts invitational - 3:30pm
Girls Tennis at Kohler - 4pm
Boys Soccer at Waupun - 4:30pm

Wednesday Sept. 25

Dress Up: “Glow in the Dark Day” (neon apparel)
Sophomore Tug of War - during Advisory in Gym

Thursday Sept. 26

Dress Up: “Area 51 Day” (dress like an alien)
Freshmen Tug of War - during Advisory in Gym
Girls Tennis hosts Ripon - 4pm
Boys Soccer at Ripon - 4:30pm
Freshmen Football at Kewasksum - 4:30pm
Girls Swimming hosts Kiel & Two Rivers - 6pm
Volleyball hosts Kewaskum - 6:45pm

Friday Sept. 27

Dress Up: Panther Pride
Tug of War Finals - during Advisory in Gym
Homecoming Pep Rally/Crowning Ceremony - 1:10-2:40pm in Auditorium
Parade - 4:15pm Downtown
Ropes Course Climb - 5-7pm
PHS Addition Preview - 5:30-7pm
Brat Fry - 5:30-9pm at Concession Stand, sponsored by Soccer Booster Club
Football hosts Kewaskum - 7pm

Saturday Sept. 28

PHS Equestrian Team at Oshkosh - 8am
Girls Swimming hosts Invitational - 9am
Girls JV Volleyball hosts Invitational - 9am
Cross Country at Invitational - 9:50am
Boys Soccer hosts Notre Dame - noon
Homecoming Dance - 8-11pm in Cafeteria

Learn more:

• Read an article about entering the Homecoming Parade.
• Visit the PHS Alumni webpage to learn more about the PHS Alumni Hall of Fame and about class reunions during Homecoming.
• Explore the Community Engagement section of our award-winning District Report Card to learn more about the connections between our schools and our community.