Homecoming 2019 at Collinsville High Schools begins Monday, September 30 through Saturday, October 5. The theme is “Mardi Gras.”
Theme Days & CHS Events
Monday: America Monday. Come dressed in patriotic clothing.
Tuesday: Class Distinction Day. All freshmen dress like babies, sophomores as elementary kids, juniors as the adult life, seniors as senior citizens. Faculty should dress as zombies or wear black. Class Clash takes place immediately after school in the Commons Area.
Wednesday: Western Wednesday. Come dressed like a cowboy/cowgirl, wear your plaid and don your cowboy hats. (No toy weapons allowed.) Mr. Homecoming is at 7:00 pm in the auditorium ($5 tickets required and will be sold at the door.)
Thursday: Throwback Thursday. Love a certain time period? Longing to live in the past? Dress up and rediscover your time. Homecoming Parade line-up is 3:30 pm, the parade starts at 4:30 pm. (See details below.)
Friday: Purple and White Pride Day. Show your Kahok pride by dressing in your PURPLE and WHITE! Pep Assembly during school.
Remember, for all of you that participate in the dress-up days, the best dressed people during every lunch hour will be given a special surprise. This will happen all week during every lunch hour.
Lunch Monday through Thursday: You can buy Chick-fil-A sandwiches or Papa Johns pizzas. Please check your email for more information.
Voting for Homecoming Queen & King: Voting ends on Friday night so remember to check your email and vote for King and Queen.
The 2019 Homecoming Parade is scheduled for Thursday, October 3, 2019 starting at 4:30 in uptown Collinsville.
Parade Route: Floats/groups line up in order in the alleys between Clay and Main streets off Hesperia. The parade originates from Hesperia onto Main Street. The parade travels up Main Street, turns left on Center Street, left onto West Clay Street, and ends by taking a left back onto Hesperia.
This years’ parade is a record setter – the LARGEST ever at 51 entries so there will certainly be lots of beads, candy and more to be tossed out!
The Tailgate Party will start at 6:00 pm on Friday, October 4, in the AVC Parking Lot. Set-up begins at 5:00 pm. The Homecoming Football Game is at 7:00 pm against Granite City.
Homecoming Dance & Coronation
The Homecoming Dance is Saturday, October 5, starting at 7:00 p.m. The cost is $5 at the door. No advance sales.
Remember the dance is a semi-formal event – that means no tennis shoes, flip flops, shorts, t-shirts, denim or blue jeans of any kind. Guys are expected to be in dress or khaki pants, dress shoes and a nice shirt. Ladies should wear a nice dress or pant suit. Any one not abiding by these rules will not be allowed into the dance.
The first 500 people at the dance will get a special commemorative gift.
The coronation of Homecoming Queen and King begins at 9:30 pm.
Note: If you are planning to bring a guest to the Homecoming Dance, you will need to complete a Homecoming Guest Registration form and turn it in to the main office. The forms can be found on the wall outside the main office. Completed forms must be received on or before Tuesday, October 1st.