2022 Homecoming Schedule - September 18 – 24

Homecoming court, schedule, bonfire, dress up days, team dinner, events

CHARLES CITY, IOWA — Comet Pride will be brighter than ever this year as students and the community celebrate homecoming. Leading off this year’s homecoming schedule is a new event that brings back a flair of nostalgia as Comet Council kicks the week off with a bonfire and community pep rally. The event will be held Sunday, September 18 at the Charles City Elks Lodge. A  meal of hot dogs, chips, and a beverage will be served for $5.  The meal starts at 7 p.m. the bonfire and pep rally will begin at 7:30 p.m. The entire schedule and homecoming court is listed below.

Homecoming Court

homecoming court charles city 2022

Back row: Drew Martin, Nathan Lopez, Zachary Chambers, Anders Haglund, Kayden Blunt
Front row: Ava Ellis, Olivia Litterer, Hailey Kowalski, Nora Hruska, Harper McInroy

Theme

Back In Orange and Black

Dress Up Days

Dress-up days - Charles City High School 

Monday - Kick-Off Day (Dress in your favorite sports team apparel)
Tuesday - Celebrity/Movie Star Day
Wednesday - Anything But the BackPack
Thursday - Throwback Thursday (Dress from a different decade)
Friday - Comet Pride Day (Orange & Black)

Dress-up days – Charles City Middle School 

Monday - Kick-Off Day (Dress in your favorite sports team apparel)
Tuesday - Celebrity/favorite person
Wednesday - America Day-  Red, White, and Blue 
Thursday - Throwback Thursday (Dress from a different decade)
Friday - Comet Pride Day (Orange & Black)

Dress-up days - Lincoln and Washington Elementary Schools

Monday - Kick-Off Day (Dress in your favorite sports team apparel)
Tuesday - Celebrity/Movie Star Day (Real or animated; no masks)
Wednesday - Color Wars (PK-Pink, K-Blue, 1-Green, 2-Yellow, 3-Red, 4-Purple)
Thursday - Throwback Thursday (Dress from a different decade)
Friday - Comet Pride (Orange & Black)

Schedule of Events

Sunday, September 18 

*7:00 p.m., Bonfire and meal ($5 for meal) (Charles City Elks Lodge, 2111 Clark Street)
*7:30 p.m., Pep rally begins

Monday, September 19 

*4:30 p.m., McBooster Night (Soifer Family McDonald’s Charles City, 506 Allison Street)
4:15 p.m., 8th grade volleyball (at Osage)
4:15 p.m., 7th grade volleyball (at Osage)
*6:00 p.m., JV football (Comet Field, 1 Comet Drive)

Tuesday, September 20 

4:15 p.m.,  7th - 8th Cross Country Meet (at Nashua)
4:15 p.m., 8th grade football (at Decorah)
*4:15 p.m., 7th grade football (Comet Field, 1 Comet Drive)
*4:15 p.m., 8th grade volleyball (Comet Gym, 1200 1st Avenue)
4:15 p.m., 7th grade volleyball (at Cresco)
5:00 p.m., JJV volleyball (at Waverly-Shell Rock High School)
5:00 p.m., 9th grade volleyball (at Waverly-Shell Rock High School)
6:00 p.m. JV volleyball (at Waverly-Shell Rock High School)
7:15 p.m., Varsity volleyball (at Waverly-Shell Rock High School)

Thursday, September 22 

*4:00 p.m., JJV volleyball (High School Gym, 1 Comet Drive)
*4:00 p.m., JV volleyball (Comet Gym, 1200 1st Avenue)
4:45 p.m., Varsity cross country (Grundy Center)
*6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Team dinner for 9-12 grade students (1200 1st Avenue - across from the middle school) all athletes and performing arts students eat free - open to the public for $5 - (food available until 7:30 pm)
Yard games, bounce house and DJ - Hosted by the Charles City Booster Club and sponsored by Hy-Vee

Friday, September 23 

Morning - Spirit activities by Charles City High School students (community-wide)
*1:30 p.m., Pep Rally (Comet Gym, 1200 1st Avenue)
*2:55 p.m., Homecoming Court Coronation (Comet Gym, 1200 1st Avenue)
*4:15 p.m., Parade (Main Street, Charles City) 
*5:00 p.m., 9-10 grade football (Comet Field, 1 Comet Drive)
*7:00 p.m., Homecoming Court Recognition (Comet Field, 1 Comet Drive)
*7:30 p.m., Varsity football vs. Hampton-Dumont-CAL (Comet Field, 1 Comet Drive)
*Halftime, Marching Band and Dance Team performs (Comet Field, 1 Comet Drive)
9:00 p.m., Dance (Charles City High School Cafeteria, 1 Comet Drive)

Saturday, September 24 

9:00 a.m., - 9th grade volleyball (at Mason City High School)

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