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Mustang Homecoming Seasoned For Success
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Candidates chosen by the senior class as the King and Queen nominees will be featured in Fridays Parade and the winners revealed at Friday nights Homecoming game. Candidates are, counter clockwise from back left: Anna Perrone, Koral Captain, Jennifer Guzman, Abrianna Munoz, Tyler Flores, Frankie Trent, Logan Eaton and Austin Ke. Not pictured: Alexis Tidball. - photo by Teresa Hammond/The Leader

Downtown windows have been painted, dresses and top hats purchased, floats planned. This can only mean one thing for the City of Oakdale … Homecoming Week has arrived.

Oakdale High School students are midway through Homecoming Week festivities as the Mustangs prepare to take on Weston Ranch of Stockton this Friday night at The Corral.

In observation of Homecoming Week, dress up days were planned for each day this week: Monday, Pajama day; Tuesday, Holiday Party dress up; Wednesday, Jersey dress up day; Thursday, Class Theme dress up and Friday, Red and Gold Spirit day.

Activities for the week include: Powder Puff football on Wednesday, Oct. 1 with a 7 p.m. kick off and $5 admission to watch the senior girls from the Class of 2015 battle it out with the Class of 2016 juniors. Prince and King Coronation will be conducted during halftime.

According to Oakdale High School officials, the Homecoming Parade festivities will be Friday, Oct. 3 at beginning at 1 p.m. on West F Street. Each class will have floats representative of their assigned Class theme. This year’s theme was ‘Seasons’ with Freshmen - Winter; Sophomores - Spring; Juniors – Fall; and Seniors - Summer. Coronation of Homecoming Queen and Princess will be staged during halftime of the Weston Ranch vs. Mustangs game.

Also on tap will be a Parent-Child Shoot Around at the OHS gym on Friday, Oct. 3. All children must be accompanied by a parent or adult. A child unaccompanied by an adult may not play. This is a great way for parents and kids to bond and get some great exercise, before heading out to the JV and varsity football games at The Corral.