Webster City students have been getting ready for homecoming with special activities all week, leading up to the football game against Algona Friday
Students were encouraged to take part in various dress up days during school. Monday was pajama day and other days included Twin Day, 80's Day and Spirit Day.
Five young women and five young men are vying for the role of homecoming king and queen. This year's candidates are Erin Anderson, Kaitlyn Biere, Rachel Kauffman, Kaitlyn Kehoe and Morgan Moline for queen and Kirk Greenley, Boone Myers, Nick Olmstead, Jon Tasler and Nick Thilges for king.
The royalty will be crowned Sept. 21 during Boom Night. Boom Night gets underway at 7 p.m. that night in the Prem Sahai Auditorium.
The speaker for that event will be Guy Leman, a Webster City High School graduate and a former Lynx all-state player and All-American at Simpson College.
Students in Webster City will be released early on Friday for the annual parade through downtown. The parade will travel north on Seneca Street, turn west on Second Street, turn south on Des Moines Street and end at the Webster City Middle School.
That evening, Webster City will face Algona at Lynx Field for the varsity football game, beginning at 7:30 p.m.
The homecoming dance will be held the following night, Sept. 22, in the cafe at Webster City High School from 9 p.m. to 12 p.m. Alumni and their dates are also welcome to attend the homecoming dance, school officials said.