Mineral Point High School is anxiously anticipating celebrating its 2016 Homecoming September 26-October 1.

This year’s theme is “POINT is the Word.”

Court members are, left to right, front row: Senior Representative Rebekah Ottoway, Senior Queen Candidates Valya MacGilvra, Sydney Staver, Jaycie Runde, and Senior Representative Jalissa Weier. Second row: Senior football player Brant James, Freshman Representatives McKenna Bowers and Tessa Hanson, Sophomore Representatives Kaitlyn Kinch and Michaela Acherman, Junior Representatives Amanda Murphy and Malorie Johnson, and Senior football player Jake Gorgen. Third row: Senior football players Kyle Juedes and Dathan Paradis, Senior soccer players Caleb Kennedy, Max Palzkill, Cole Howard, Ethan Dickler, and Jack Neal, Senior football players George Wallace and Sawyer Wallace. Back row: Senior football players Lucas Sanchez, Lance Steffes, Austin Olson, Garrett Faull, Grant Rose, Joe Ripp, Jacob Sullivan, Bailey Riley, and Boone Schmitz.

The events are as follows:

Monday 9/26: Dress up day: Hip Hop Day (High); Crazy Clothes (Middle); Pajama (Elementary).

Tuesday 9/27: Dress up day: Old West Day–no real or fake weapons (High); Favorite Sport Team (Middle); Crazy Socks/Mismatch (Elementary).

Wednesday 9/28: Dress up day: Point is the Word (High): Freshmen-1950s nerds, Sophomores-1950s preps, Juniors-1950s jocks/cheerleaders, Seniors-1950s greasers, Staff-Beauty School Dropouts; Tie Dye (Middle); Class Color (Elementary): Kindergarten-red, 1st grade-orange, 2nd grade-yellow, 3rd grade-green, 4th grade-blue, 5th grade-purple.

Thursday 9/29: Dress up day: Class Color (High): Freshmen-lime green, Sophomores-hot pink, Juniors-purple, Seniors-black, Staff-blue; Crazy Hair (Middle); Blue and White (Elementary).

Parade 6:15 pm down High Street (FFA Alumni selling pork sandwiches before the parade at Wayne’s). Spirit Rally and crowning of the Queen to follow at the current/“old” football field. Anyone wishing to enter a float in the parade should contact Matt Nevers at matt.nevers@mp.k12.wi.us or 987-0730.

Friday 9/30: Dress up day: Pointer Spirit (High, Middle, and Elementary).

Football game vs. Cuba City 7 pm.

Saturday 10/1: Gridiron Club Golf Outing 9 am breakfast, 10 am start at Dodge-Point. Dance 8 pm-12 am with Grand March at 8:30 pm in high school gym. Cost is $6 per dance attendee and $2 per spectator.

A special invitation is extended to all Pointer Alumni to join in the festivities. Pointer Pride never dies.

Go Blue! Make it a great Homecoming week!