Fall Homecoming 2020

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Rewind: HOCO ’19

Fall Homecoming Week 2020: October 19-23

Although our alumni will be celebrating their Homecoming in the spring, SMA student leaders have planned several Hoco events for the week of Oct. 19-23 to show their SMA spirit and pride! The schedule includes dress-up days, an advisory door decoration contest, a pep rally and bonfire, and the football game Oct. 23, where the Homecoming Queen, King, and Court will be presented at halftime. Read on for more information about these events and traditions.

Dress-up Days are Oct. 19-23 and will include the themes listed below. All students, K-12, are welcome to participate!

  • Oct. 19     Storybook Character Day
  • Oct. 20     50’s Day (for the 50th day of school)
  • Oct. 21     Twin Day
  • Oct. 22     Safari Day
  • Oct. 23     Spirit Day Friday (SMA Casuals in purple or green; mums & garters allowed)

Dress-up Guidelines/Rules (click to enlarge)

Need some dress-up inspiration? Check out the following video with photos from the past few years:

Fall Homecoming Events – Friday, Oct. 23:

  • Pep Rally @ 3:10 p.m. in the RCC (includes crowning of the Hoco King)     *Middle and Upper School students only
  • Bear Walk from the RCC to the Bonfire Site following the Pep Rally @ 3:40 p.m.
  • Bonfire! 3:45 p.m.  (Note: Bonfire is subject to change depending on weather conditions or local burn bans; parents/families may attend)
  • Football Game vs. Veritas @ 7 p.m.  *All students and adults must have a ticket; see information below
  • Presentation of Fall Homecoming Court @ Halftime and crowning of Hoco Queen (list of nominees posted below)
For safety and liability reasons, any Fall Homecoming 2020 event outside of the SMA campus is not sanctioned, supported, or promoted by San Marcos Baptist Academy.

Bonfire Torch Bearers

Senior torch bearers at the bonfire are the following sixth or seventh year SMA students: Patrick Blackstone, Gino Dipollino, Sean Feigl, Logan Lucas, Arden Moczygemba, Victoria Polhemus, Evan Schawe, and Max Watson.

Mums and Garters

Middle & Upper School Students may wear mums and garters to school Friday, Oct. 23, and to the game. SMA will not be arranging mum or garter orders at school this year for day students.

Football Game Tickets

All students and adults MUST have a ticket to attend the football game. General admission tickets are on sale now through our Athletic Box Office.  As a reminder, SMA students can reserve their ticket at no cost by entering their student ID as the promotional code.

SMA History Contest

The Student Council wants to test whether you are a true SMA fan. Email Mr. Casillas by Oct. 16 to register for the SMA History-Homecoming Edition contest. A $35 Sabre gift card is in store for the winner!

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