Homecoming 2007 - Polynesian Luau


Background


Spirit Week

  • Monday - Jersey Day
  • Tuesday - Twin Day
  • Wednesday - Hat Day (301 students wore hats, NSG made a $1 donation to the Newark Stadium Fund for each hat worn)
  • Thursday - Mismatch Day
  • Friday - Spirit Day

Hallway Decoration Contest

  • Decoration of halls will take place on Thursday, September 27th / Voting by staff via email will take place on Friday, September 28th.
  • The winning class will be awarded $500.00 to be placed in their school account.
  • Rules:
    • Hallway decorations can be placed in the designated areas of the halls after 2:05 on the day of the contest.
    • Students, faculty members, and parents are allowed to assist with the decoration.
    • Decorations must be to the theme of the Homecoming Dance, which is Polynessian Luau.
    • Class pride (i.e. - expressing what class you represent) must also be included into the design
    • Any destruction or sabatage by any member of your class (thru 7 am on the day of judging) will led to the disqualification of your class in the event (as monitored by the security camera's in the building).
    • Voting will take place via email by the faculty of Newark High School throughout the day following set-up. Votes will not be counted after 2:30 pm.
  • Hallway Locations:
    • Class of 2008 - B-Hallway from B/E Intersection to the fire doors
    • Class of 2009 - E-Hallway from Fire doors to E/B Intersection
    • Class of 2010 - C-Hallway from Fire doors to C/D Intersection
    • Class of 2011 - D-Hallway from Fire doors to E/D Intersection
  • Winning class - Class of 2008

Powerpuff Football Game

  • Game on Wednesday, September 26th at 6:00 pm
  • Presented by the Junior Class as a Prom Fundraiser.
  • Senior Girls defeated Junior Girls 12-0.
  • The Senior class has a record of 8-2-1 in these contests.

Homecoming Tailgate Contest

  • Presentation of the Tailgate Centerpieces will take place on Friday, September 28th
    • The raindate for the Tailgate Contest will be Friday, October 12th (judgement will be made prior to 2:05 on 9/28).
  • Voting by staff via paper ballot will take place from 6 pm to 7:15 pm.
  • The winning class or organization will be awarded $500.00 to be placed in their school account.
  • Rules:
    • Classes and organizations will be given four (4) parking spaces by the Hive that will be set aside as their Tailgate area. Anything beyond those spaces will lead to disqualification.
    • Each tailgate area MUST HAVE an elevated platform that is no smaller than one parking space (in past years this would be known as the "float").
    • Tailgate area must focus on AT LEAST one of these two possible design possiblities:
      • The Homecoming Theme which is Polynessian Luau
      • Beat the Spartians (St. Marks)
    • Tailgate area must clearly emphasize what class or organization is in charge of it.
    • Parents, students and faculty members can participate in the set-up of the Tailgate area BUT only the students can be in the designated area after 6 pm.
    • To gain votes students can: feed (if making food, adult assistance is allowed), entertain (coordinate chants, dance numbers, play games for prizes, offer or use face/body paint), conjole, and/or decorate themselves (as long as it doesn't violate the student code of conduct).
    • Students CANNOT: set things on fire, use fireworks, harass other clubs or organizations, intentionally damage or destroy another Tailgate Area, or impede access to the game.
  • Winning Class/Club - Class of 2008

Homecoming Court Winners

  • Freshman Class (Class of 2011) - Davone Hopes and Sonya Mishra
  • Sophomore Class (Class of 2010) - Jon Sabatino and Chelsea Stenner
  • Junior Class (Class of 2009) - Greg Benjamin and Dymesha Bolden
  • Senior Class (Class of 2008) - Anthony Bingham and Ariel Mutter

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