Saraid Vasquez reacts to the news that she has been named Homecoming queen.
ASHLYN PACE – Hoof Prints Staff
Everyone is waiting anxiously in the crowd, the music starts and then it’s just moments before the announcer calls the girls onto the court with their escorts.
This is the experience of Homecoming, [...]
Alan Carmichael competes in the Wacky Olympics “Minute to Win It” competition. Alan had to balance five dice on a popsicle stick before his teammates could compete in the next event. Griffin Varner waits patiently in the background for Alan to finish so he can complete the task of assembling a puzzle.
MORGAN BARNES – Hoof Prints Staff Homecoming week is the one week out of the school year that students can dress and act silly with their fellow classmates without getting in trouble. Even though exciting activities such as the wacky olympics take place, there must be some sort of order to the process. [...]
Looking like a pair of ice skaters from “Blades of Glory,” juniors Rachel Simmons and Cassidy Qualls attempted to toss their slices of bread onto their teammate’s peanut butter-covered back during the homecoming Wacky Olympics.
DANIELLE SCHOOLEY – Hoof Prints Staff Homecoming is a night everyone looks forward to. Each grade votes for their class representatives and then awaits for the announcements to be made, excited to hear who the lucky three will be. [...]
Katelyn Sparkman navigates her way through the snake pit in yesterday’s Wacky Olympics relay race. The race was the crowd favorite of the day with new events including the snake pit, peanut butter sandwich toss, William Tell and human bowling. In spite of Katelyn’s efforts, the sophomores came in third, with the seniors [...]
BIANCA GARCIA – Hoof Prints Staff To stick with tradition or not? That is the question. This year homecoming has made some major changes that have veered from tradition. So why not go full out and change the whole presentation? I think it’s time to set a new mark and start something new in itself. I think the last thing left of a new beginning for homecoming is that all nine princesses should be eligible to become queen. The classes will still vote for three princesses, but at the end the crown will be up for grabs. It won’t be restricted for just senior princesses. [...]
RACHEL SIMMONS – Hoof Prints Staff She sits quietly in class. It’s almost the end of fifth period. Mrs. Leah whispers something in her ear. As the news sets in, she lets out a shriek. Everyone wonders what’s going on. Then she shares the news. She is one of the three homecoming princesses for the junior class. [...]
AMBER ROLLAND – Hoof Prints Staff For the past two years, she wore an elegant gown and walked arm-in-arm with a boy basketball player. Later this year, she will wear her basketball jersey and follow her fellow teammates in a single file line onto the court. Surprisingly, she doesn’t resent the change. [...]
JILLIAN KEY – Hoof Prints Staff There is an old saying, “there is strength in numbers.” However, that is not the case with the 2010-2011 senior class. This close knit class contains only 36 students, while the juniors and sophomores average around 70 students. [...]