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Spring-Ford announces Homecoming Activity Schedule


Thursday, October 10, 2013

ROYERSFORD – A festive weekend is in store for the Spring-Ford High School students,families, and alumni who attend this year’s Homecoming celebration, which runsfrom Friday, Oct. 11 through Saturday, Oct. 12.
The High School is inviting the entire school community to Homecoming festivities, and would also like to alert commuters that this year’s Homecoming parade willfeature an updated route through Royesford.
Festivities will kick off on Friday with the annual Powder Puff football game, where junior and senior girls compete on the playing field while junior and senior boys cheer them on. The game will begin at 5 p.m. in Coach McNelly stadium, behind the 9th Grade Center, 400 S. Lewis Road in Royersford. Tickets are $5 per person and will be available at the gate, and all proceeds will benefit the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).
After the game, the Students Need an Alternative Party (SNAP) group will be hosting Spring-Ford Live at 8 p.m. in the 9th Grade Center auditorium. Tickets for this live music showcase are $6 at the door.
On Saturday, Oct. 12, the homecoming parade will begin at 7th Avenue and Washington Street, where the procession will march down 7th Avenue to Main Street, The parade will turn left on Main Street and continue until 3rd Avenue.
The parade will feature the talents of Spring-Ford High School’s championship Golden Ram Marching Band, the chorus and the Spring-Ford Middle School Band. The parade will also include participation by various high school clubs, athletic team members, school board members, local dignitaries, local fire companies, and the Rowdy Ram.
The football game versus Methacton will begin at around 2 p.m., although gates will open at 12:30 p.m. for pre-game festivities which will include musical performances, as well as the introduction of the Homecoming Court. The Spring-Ford Homecoming Queen will be announced during the game’s half-time.
The above information was provided by The Communication Solutions Group on behalf of the Spring-Ford School District