2017 HOMECOMING 101
Homecoming Spirit Week 2017 will take place Monday, September 11 - Saturday, September 16.
2017 HOMECOMING THEME
The 2017 Homecoming theme is SUPERHEROES. Each grade has a different retro video game as their class theme, as well as a grade color.
- Seniors: BatmanColor: Black
- Juniors: SupermanColor: Blue
- Sophomores: ThorColor: Red
- Freshmen: Spider-manColor: White
HOMECOMING SPIRIT PACKAGES
*Spirit packages were preordered by email and are no longer availble for purchase* Packages that were pre-ordered will be paid for and picked up on Tuesday, 9/12 and Wednesday, 9/13. Limited additional packages will be available first come first serve after school on Wednesday.
Homecoming packages contain spirit items to help students show school spirit and unite the grades at the beginning of the school year. Package items will be worn during the Black Hawk Games on Thursday, September 14. Package items are personalized to each grade’s personal Homecoming Theme. All packages include multiple spirit items including a class t-shirt. Senior packages include an additional Senior Class t-shirt. Students who did not purchase a spirit package are encouraged to wear their class color to support their class during class competitions/games during the assembly. The cost for Spirit Packages are as follows:
- Freshmen $15
- Sophomores $20
- Juniors $25
- Seniors $30
HOMECOMING DANCE TICKET SALES
Homecoming Dance tickets will be sold on Monday, September 11, through Friday, September 15, during all lunches for $15. Students with fines will not be allowed to purchase a ticket until all fines have been paid.
HOMECOMING SPIRIT WEEK
Students are encouraged to show their school spirit during Homecoming Spirit Week. Spirit Week will consist of dress-up days, giveaways, and activities to enhance the Homecoming experience.
- Monday: Sports Day
- Tuesday: Tropical Tuesday
- Wednesday: USA Day! (wear your red, white, & blue)
- Thursday: Class Colors/Spirit Package Items
- Friday: Black Hawk Spirit (wear black, purple, and silver!)
ALL NIGHT HALLWAY DECORATING
ALL BHHS students will be invited to join us to decorate the hallways and make grocery cart floats on Thursday, September 14, from 3:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. Snacks and drinks will be available during decorating. Class Sponsors, Advisors, BHHS Administrators, and parent chaperones will overlook the festivities.
BLACK HAWK GAMES & PEP ASSEMBLY
The Black Hawk Games will be held on Thursday, September 14, and the Pep Assembly will be held on Friday, September 15, during school in the main gym. These events are the culmination of a whole week of spirit and pride. The games allow students to participate in friendly competition with other grades. Students will be able to vote on the games that they would like to see and will also be able to volunteer to participate in one of the games. The assemblies will honor our fall sports teams and will prepare the students for the Homecoming football game. Special appearance will be made by the Jills, the BHHS Band, the Cheer Team, the Poms Squad, The BIFF (WBFH Radio Station), etc. The assembly will also honor the 2017 Homecoming Court by crowning the ninth, tenth, and eleventh grade Princes and the senior King.
THE HOMECOMING FOOTBALL GAME
The Homecoming Football Game will be held on Friday, September 15, at 7:00 p.m. A special half time show will honor the 2017 Homecoming Court by crowning the ninth, tenth, and eleventh grade Princess and the senior Queen. There will also be a special performance by the Poms Squad, the Cheer Team, and the Band. The decorated grocery cart floats and class banners will also be paraded around the track at this time.
Students will be given the opportunity to vote for the 2017 Homecoming Court for their respective grade. The voting will take place on Moodle between the dates of Tuesday, September 6, through Wednesday, September 13, in two rounds. Round one (September 6-September 8: Homecoming Court Nominations)— 12th Graders will nominate five boys and five girls; all other grades will nominate three boys and three girls to represent them as the 2017 Homecoming Court. A list of all students in each grade will be available on Moodle as a reference when nominating. Round two (September 11-September 13: Homecoming Court Voting)—the boys and girls from each grade that have received the most votes will represent their grade as the 2017 Homecoming Court Nominees. Students will vote (on Moodle) for one of the nominees to represent their class as the Freshman/Sophomore/Junior Prince and Princess and the Senior King and Queen. Princes and King will be crowned at the Pep Assembly and the Princesses and Queen will be crowned at the Homecoming Football Game.
THE HOMECOMING DANCE
The Homecoming Dance will take place on Saturday, September 16, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Doors close at 8:00 p.m. and students will not be allowed to enter the dance after that time. Students should be picked up promptly at the conclusion of the dance. The dance will be held in the main commons. The dance will be chaperoned by the Bloomfield Hills High School Administration, Student Leadership Advisors, Class Sponsors, and BHHS faculty and teaching staff. Refreshments will be available for students at the dance.
All students are encouraged to attend the dance. No date is necessary to attend. Many students come by themselves or in groups with friends. If your student would like to bring a date from another school, the guest student will need to fill out a Guest Contract and turn it in at the time of ticket purchase.
There is no requisite dress code for the Homecoming Dance; however, students must adhere to the BHHS Student Code of Conduct. Most students wear cocktail attire. Girls generally wear cocktail or full length dresses. Boys often wear a suit, dress shirt and tie. There is a coat check at the dance, so boys will be able to check their coats and girls can check their purses and shoes. Note that the dress code will be enforced.
It is strongly discouraged for students to take limos or party buses to the dance. All limos and party buses will be searched and students are subject to search and question. Doors close at 8:00 p.m. and limo checks may delay entrance times.
Bloomfield Hills High School does not sponsor any dance/event after parties.
If you have any additional questions or concerns regarding Student Leadership run events, please speak with a Student Leadership Representative or contact a class sponsor or class advisor.