Homecoming 2008 - Shanghai Night


  • Selected as the Homecoming theme at the final Student Government meeting of the 2007-2008 school year.
  • "Shanghai Night" defeated "1950's Sock Hop", "Arabian Nights", and "Night at the Movies".
  • Props were ordered in May and arrived in early July.
  • The Homecoming Game was on October 24th (vs. The Charter School of Wilmington), with the Dance on October 25th.

Spirit Week

  • Monday - Hat Day
  • Tuesday - Pajama Pants Day
  • Wednesday - Business Attire Day
  • Thursday - Senior Teach Day (26 Seniors taught classes for various teachers)
  • Friday - Spirit Day

Hallway Decoration Contest

  • Decoration of halls took place on Thursday, October 23rd / Voting by staff via email took place on Friday, October 24th.
  • The winning class was awarded $500.00.
  • 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 2009 - B-Hallway from B/E Intersection to the fire doors
    • Class of 2010 - E-Hallway from Fire doors to E/B Intersection
    • Class of 2011 - C-Hallway from Fire doors to C/D Intersection
    • Class of 2012 - D-Hallway from Fire doors to E/D Intersection
  • Winning class - Class of 2009

Powerpuff Football Game

  • Game on Wednesday, October 24th at 7:00 pm
  • Presented by the Junior Class as a Prom Fundraiser.
  • Senior Girls defeated Junior Girls 18-6.
  • The Senior class has a record of 9-2-1 in these contests.

Homecoming Spirit Census

  • Each Student Council was given 500 poker chips of a predetermined color to distribute. Those chips were then to be turned in prior to kickoff with the class with the most chips turned in winning the "census".
  • The class that won the "census" was awarded $500.00.

  • Winning Class - Class of 2009

Homecoming Game

  • Game against The Charter School of Wilmington at 7pm.
  • Newark defeated Charter 33-8 (boxscore)
  • The game was the featured radio broadcast that week on 1290 The Ticket.

Homecoming Court Winners

  • Freshman Class (Class of 2012) - Austin Wehry and Cynthia Bai
  • Sophomore Class (Class of 2011) - Hayden Carter and Mallory Marshall
  • Junior Class (Class of 2010) - Wesley Banks and Dawn Skrovonski
  • Senior Class (Class of 2009) - Malcolm Bunche and Dymesha Bolden

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