The community is encouraged to enjoy Plymouth High School Homecoming Week from Sept. 23 to 29, especially the activities on Friday, Sept. 28.
Local businesses are invited to decorate in keeping with the theme of “PHS Around the World.”
The public is invited to witness the annual Boys Volleyball Tournament beginning at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23 in the gym, as well as to the Girls Powder Puff Football Tournament beginning at 5:15 p.m. on the football field.
School and community groups are encouraged to enter the 2018 Plymouth High School Homecoming Parade, which has a theme of “Around the World.”
The parade will travel through downtown Plymouth beginning at 4:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28. 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.
To participate, return a completed Homecoming Parade Entry Form by Wednesday, Sept. 26 to the PHS office, 125 Highland Ave. There is no entry fee.
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.
After the parade, families and other community members are invited to an open house at Riverview Middle School, built in 1933 as Plymouth High School. Riverview, 300 Riverside Circle, will be open from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28.
Community Education & Recreation is offering a free climb 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.
The football game against Winneconne 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.
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.
The annual Homecoming Pep Rally/Coronation on Friday, Sept. 28 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: Ralph C. Stayer of the Class of 1961 and Allen Nohl of the Class of 1968.
The annual Homecoming Dance on Saturday, Sept. 29 will conclude the week’s activities.
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 2018:
Visit our Alumni Information page for more information about reunions scheduled during Homecoming.
• Volleyball at Wrightstown: 9 a.m.
• Boys Soccer at Notre Dame Academy: 10 a.m.
• Homecoming Dance: 8-11 p.m. PHS Cafeteria