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"Decades" the theme for 2022 FHS Homecoming Week and Parade

  "Decades” will be the theme for the Frankenmuth High School 2022 Homecoming.

  The Frankenmuth varsity football team will welcome Tri-Valley Conference 8 school Alma for Homecoming, set for Friday, October 7. Game time is 7pm.

  The FHS student body and staff began planning Homecoming activities a month ago, led by Student Council President Allison Reinert and Homecoming Chair Kennedy Crandall. The student body, administration and teaching staff welcome back alumni and the community.

  Last week, the students chose the 2022 Homecoming Court. They are as follows, in alphabetical order:

  Dylan Abke, the daughter of Joelle Abke and David Abke;

  Jordan Decker, the daughter of Steve and Bree Decker;

  Sarah Hauck, the daughter of Tony and Sharon Hauck;

  Kara Hecht, the daughter of Craig and Kerensa Hecht and;

Kylee Zehnder, the daughter of Holly Fliegel and Chris Zehnder.

  Next week, a video broadcast will introduce the court to the student body.

  The "Decades” themes are by class, with the seniors choosing the 1980s, the juniors the 1990s, the sophomores the 1970s and freshmen the 2000s.

  Spirit Week will begin on Monday, October 3, and run through Friday, October 7. Monday will be Pajama Day, Tuesday will be a new concept with Adam Sandler Day, Wednesday is Jersey Day, Thursday is Theme Day and Friday is Red and Gray Extreme Fan Day. A pep assembly will be held after school on Friday.

  The ninth annual Frankenmuth School District 2022 Hall of Fame Awards Banquet will take place at noon on Friday in the FHS Bronner Performing Arts Center. Tonya Sebold will be honored as the FHS Alumnus of the Year and Jim Petteys the Champion of Children.

  Tickets are available at $15 per person and available until then end of this week. To reserve a ticket, contact the FSD office at 989-652-9958 or email Wendy Yagiela at her address,

  The Homecoming Parade will assemble on North Franklin Street, across from the Mike Young GMC Buick dealership lot. The 6pm parade will travel south on Franklin Street, then east on Genesee Street, crossing Main Street, and ending in the west parking lot of FHS. Piper O’Rourke and Amelia Karney as the parade co-chairs.

  The parade will include the Frankenmuth Police and Fire departments, Frankenmuth High School Marching Band, all five Homecoming Court candidates riding in convertibles, athletes from the fall sports teams and more. The convertibles are arranged by Rick Monk.

  At halftime, Sebold and Petteys will be recognized and the Homecoming Queen will be crowned by Macie Jacob, the 2021 royalty and daughter of Laura and Eric Jacob. The class banner winner will be announced and music from the band and fireworks will cap off halftime, from Wolverine Fireworks.

  During the game, Frankenmuth High School’s DECA Chapter will be conducting a “Miracle Minute,” seeking to raise as many cash donations as possible in 60 seconds. The proceeds from this event will be donated to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. For those wishing to donate to the MDA, remember to bring cash.

  The queen candidate sashes are provided by Grasel Graphics and the flowers by Pretty by Pam.

  Following the game, the Homecoming Dance will take place in FHS until 11pm, with DJ Jason Paetz spinning the tunes. Tickets are $5 when purchased in advance, $10 at the door.

  FHS teacher Matt VanArsdale is the Student Council advisor looking over the Homecoming activities.


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