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!

 

2017 Homecoming at a glance

Friday, Sept. 29
• Parade, 4:15pm downtown
• Brat Fry, 4:30-9pm concession stand
• School tours, 5-6:30pm Fairview & Parkview
• Football game against Ripon, 7pm Finke Field

Saturday, Sept. 30
• School tours, 9:30am-noon Fairview & Parkview
• Homecoming Dance, 8:30pm
 

Community events

The community is encouraged to enjoy Plymouth High School Homecoming Week from Sept. 24 to 30, especially the annual parade and football game on Friday, Sept. 29.

Storefront decorating contest

Local businesses are invited to decorate in keeping with the Disney-inspired theme of “Where Dreams Come True.” The Homecoming Committee will recognize the most spirited displays on Mill Street.

Volleyball/Powder Puff tournaments

The public is invited to witness the annual Boys Volleyball Tournament (download the registration form) beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 24 in the gym, as well as to the Girls Powder Puff Football Tournament (download the registration form) beginning at 1 p.m. on the football field. (Please note these are earlier times than in recent years.)

Parade

School and community groups are encouraged to enter the 2017 Plymouth High School Homecoming Parade, which has a Disney-related theme of “Where Dreams Come True.” The parade will travel through downtown Plymouth beginning at 4:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29. 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.

Attention parade participants: Cars, floats and walkers may participate. Vehicles must move at 5 mph. For safety reasons, candy and gum cannot be thrown, but may be handed to children. Participants will line up beginning at 3:15 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis; see the map below. Download an application form, which should be mailed or brought to the Plymouth High School office, 125 Highland Ave., Plymouth WI 53073 by Monday, Sept. 25. There is no entry fee.

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Anniversary open houses

After the parade, families and other community members are invited to help celebrate the 60th anniversary of Fairview and Parkview by touring these elementary schools. The buildings will be open from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, and again from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 30. Fairview is located at 300 Salem Drive, and Parkview is next to Carl Loebe Field at 500 Parkview Drive.

Brat fry

A brat fry sponsored by the PHS Soccer Booster Club will be held at the Finke Field concession stand at PHS. Brats, burgers and baked goods will be sold from 4:30 to 9 p.m.

Football game

The  football game against Ripon 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 activities

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 tied to the theme are planned, as are lunchroom activities.

Pep Rally/Coronation/Hall of Fame Induction
The annual Homecoming Pep Rally/Coronation on Friday, Sept. 29 will feature the Homecoming Court, chosen by the student body from representatives of each student activity or club. The representatives and court also will be announced before the football game. The assembly also will include the induction of the newest members of the PHS Alumni Hall of Fame: Gary Gritt of the Class of 1973, Joel Dudley of the Class of 1995, and Beau Hoopman of the Class of 1999.

Homecoming Dance
The annual Homecoming Dance on Sept. 30 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.

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