HOMECOMING WEEK PROCLAIMED - During ceremonies Wednesday morning at City Hall, Mayor Charles “Chuck” Robichaux signed the official proclamation declaring Sept. 16-20 “Rayne High School 2019 Homecoming Week.” School officials and Homecoming Court members on hand for the ceremonies were, seated from left, Mayor Chuck Robichaux and RHS Coach Kaine Guidry; standing, Homecoming Court members Gracie Bergeron, Ke’asa Chavis, Lizzie Daigle, Madeleine Deville, Alyssa Dorsett, Nae Francis, Lexie Marks, Autumn Meche, Morley Richard and Dori Witherwax. Attending but absent from photo are RHS Principal J. Wendall Prudhomme and faculty chair Paige Dupont. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)
Rayne High Homecoming Week proclaimed
RAYNE - The court has been selected, plans are complete, and alumni of Rayne High will return to their alma mater this week for the programs and events associated with Homecoming of 2019.
During ceremonies Wednesday morning at City Hall, Mayor Chuck Robichaux signed the official proclamation declaring Sept. 16-20 “Rayne High School Homecoming Week” in the City of Rayne.
Graduates of classes ending in “9” will be honored during a number of events and programs, especially Homecoming Day events which will be dedicated to these former students.
In addition to daily on-campus activities to be enjoyed by the student body and faculty, plans for the annual Homecoming Parade has also been finalized. The event invites all RHS classes and alumni to participate in the 6 p.m. Homecoming Parade today (Thursday, Sept. 19), following its usual route from Central Rayne Kindergarten and ending at Rayne High School where the annual community-wide pep rally and Powder Puff Game will be held.
Also taking their honored place during the parade are members of the 2019 Homecoming Court.
All parade participants need to be in line by 5:30 p.m. at Central Rayne Kindergarten and ready for the 6 p.m. step-off.
Friday’s fun-filled Homecoming Day schedule of events will include the traditional Alumni Reception at 10 a.m. in the school library, Pep Rally at 2 p.m. in the north gym, Homecoming Court introductions at 6:45 p.m. prior to football game at Wolf Stadium, Homecoming Game at 7 p.m. against Westlake High School with halftime introduction of the Homecoming Court and crowning of the new 2019 Homecoming Queen.
The group of 10 seniors honored as members of this year’s Homecoming Court are Gracie Bergeron, Ke’asa Chavis, Lizzie Daigle, Madeleine Deville, Alyssa Dorsett, Nae Francis, Lexie Marks, Autumn Meche, Morley Richard and Dori Witherwax.
A number of daily activities will also be enjoyed by the students and staff on campus each day of Homecoming Week following this year’s theme, “There’s No Place Like Homecoming.”