Paden City High School Celebrates Homecoming
Paden City High School is pleased to announce plans for the 2019 Homecoming festivities. The student council organization, under the leadership of President Abbe Stackpole and Co-Vice President Cora Anderson and Walter Joy, has planned a multitude of activities.
Spirit week kicked off on Monday promoting the week long theme: “Paden City’s Got Game.” Monday’s theme was “Candy Land,” where students slept the day away in their favorite pair of PJ’s. The Varsity Volleyball team played at Magnolia Monday evening.
Tuesday the school was extremely wild as animals and tacky tourists ran around representing “Jumanji” day. Tuesday evening the school and community gathered at the park to play some rounds of kickball in the little league baseball field at 6 p.m.
On Wednesday, the students will limp around and play doctor for “Operation” day while the classes participate in class competitions. Thursday, students will be sporting sports attire for “Monopoly: Sports Edition” as their spirit day. The Varsity Volleyball team will host the Mason Dixon Championship starting at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday evening. The middle school football will play at Beallsville Thursday.
On Friday, students will end the school festivities with the game “Battleship,” the annual Green and White Day. We will also be having the annual pep rally to get the boys and students pumped up for that evenings game. Parents are invited to attend the Powder Puff game.
Finally, on Friday evening the community will once again join together for the Homecoming parade that begins at 6 p.m. The Homecoming game will kick off at 7 p.m. with the Wildcats hosting the Panthers of Hancock, with the coronation of the 2019 queen at halftime by Miss Paige Leonard, 2018 Homecoming queen.
The 2009 class will be represented by class historian Stephanie West and 2009 Homecoming Queen Amanda Tallman. Crown Bearers for Homecoming will be Marshall Weekley and Noah Weekley; they are the sons of Adam and Megan Weekley. Megan is a 2009 graduate of Paden City High School. Flower Girls will be Aliyah King and Reighvy Stewart. Aliyah is the daughter of Darin King and Tiffany Blatt.
Tiffany is a 2009 graduate of Paden City. Reighvyn is the daughter of Mitchell and Kayla Stewart, both 2009 graduates of PCHS. Also, during Pre-Game, the class of 1979 state football championship team will be recognized.
Candidates for this year’s Homecoming Queen are as follows:
Cora Anderson, daughter of Jason Anderson and Tami Anderson. Cora is a member of the CATS Club, National Honor Society, Sources of Strength peer advisor, Morgantown Children’s Hospital Committee, a member of the Varsity Volleyball team, and she is the Student Body Vice President. With all this, she is capable of maintaining a 3.9 GPA.
Loren Little, daughter of Bill Little and Zoa Postlethwait. Loren is a member of the Varsity Volleyball and Softball teams, wrestling statistician, and Younglife member. Loren is maintaining a 4.0 GPA.
Savannah Price, daughter of Missy Barker and Shawn Price. Savannah is a member of the CATS Club and Morgantown Children’s Hospital Committee. Savannah is maintaining a 4.0 GPA.
Abbe Stackpole, daughter of Mark and Michelle Stackpole and Amie and Chris Bowser. Abbe is a member of the Varsity Basketball and Track teams, is the National Honors Society Treasurer, a CATS Club member, Sources of Strength peer advisor, Morgantown Children’s Hospital Committee, and Student Body President. With all these activities, she is keeping a 4.0 GPA.
In addition to the candidates, the homecoming court will be rounded out by junior princess Alexis Dennis, daughter of Lisa Dennis; sophomore princess Brandis Dalrymple, daughter of Scott and Lisa Dalrymple; and the freshman princess Abby Postlethwait, daughter of Joesph and Michelle Postlethwait. The middle school princesses are eighth grader Joanne Rose, daughter of Russell Rose and Jennifer Gorney; and seventh grade representative Lexi Mathis, daughter of Zach Miller.
On Saturday, the Wildcat Band, the biggest little band in the land, will travel to Parkersburg South to defend their grand championship award from 2018 and compete in the annual band competition. Homecoming festivities will wrap up on Saturday with the annual Homecoming Dance sponsored by the sophomore class.
Paden City High School would like to thank the faculty, students, parents and community for their on-going support. Without each of you these events would not be possible. A special thank you to the Alumni Association for the purchase of our Queens crown and the Homecoming courts flowers. The Paden City Boosters will be purchasing game tickets for all students of Paden City High School and Elementary School!