Queen and king candidates, as well as class representatives, include, from left, freshmen representatives Alyvia Lawrence and Beto Vaca Diez; sophomore representatives Lexie Lingle and Nate Baggott; senior court members Hannah Baggott, Conner Jerolds, Catie Mays, Jackson Laster, Chris Johnson, Brayden Fitzgerald-Denner (who could not be present for the picture), Reid Morrison, Abby Williams, Carson Reynolds and Julia Ellis; and junior representatives Seth Turner and Brylee Oxford. Photo provided.

A-JCHS homecoming celebration underway

Parade, football game scheduled on Friday; queen, king coronation set for Saturday

Anna-Jonesboro Community High School’s 2018 homecoming is underway this week. 

The student council at the Union County school is overseeing homecoming activities.

The theme for this year’s celebration is “Once Upon a Time.” 

Homecoming week includes Spirit Days, which began on Monday and continue through Friday.

Thursday, today, is Class Color Day, Friday is Blue and White Day (blue and white are the school’s colors).

Again this year, a parade is planned on Friday of homecoming week. The parade is scheduled to leave from the Anna City Park at 1 p.m. Line-up for parade participants is set to begin at noon.

A homecoming football game is set for Friday night. A-J will host Pinckneyville in the game. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

Coronation of the 2018 homecoming queen and king is set for 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, in the Union Hall gymnasium at the school.

The homecoming queen and king candidates include Brayden Fitzgerald-Deener, Julia Ellis, Abby Williams, Catie Mays, Hannah Baggott, Reid Morrison, Jackson Laster, Conner Jerolds, Carson Reynolds and Chris Johnson.

Junior class representatives are Brylee Oxford and Seth Turner.

Sophomore class representatives are Lexie Lingle and Nate Baggott.

Freshman class representatives are Alyvia Lawrence and Beto Vaca Diez.

Kyndal Oxford will be the flower girl. Hayes Pinnon will be the crown bearer.

The parade route will begin at the Davie Street entrance to the Anna City Park, proceed west down Davie Street, and then go south on Main Street, ending at the Stinson Memorial Library. 

All parade participants are being asked to enter the park at the Freeman Street entrance at St. Mary’s Church.

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