WEM homecoming candidates

2021 WEM Homecoming candidates, front row, left to right: Urban Casteel, Daniel Akemann, Samuel Rezac, Troy McBroom, and Domanik Paulson. Back row, left to right: Samantha Lowe, Paige Atherton, Katelyn Missling, Anna LeBlanc, and Gloria Cortez. (Jay Schneider photo)

After an abbreviated version of the 2020 WEM Homecoming festivities, the school’s yearly event will return to normalcy next week.

The week of Monday, Sept. 27 through Friday, Oct. 1 will be filled with many activities, special dress-up days, and sporting events celebrating Homecoming 2021.

A Meet the Candidates program will be held Friday, September 24 at 11:45 a.m.

Students will kick off the festivities with Class Color Day Monday, September 27. Each of the 13 grade levels will be asked to dress in a specific color.

The annual girls’ powder puff football and boys’ volleyball tournament will be held throughout the week.

At 7:30 p.m. coronation will be held in the WEM High School gymnasium in Waterville.

Homecoming queen candidates are: • Paige Atherton, daughter of Wendy Atherton-Stoen and Kyle Atherton. • Gloria Cortez, daughter of April Cortez. • Anna LeBlanc, daughter of Nicolle LeBlanc. • Samantha Lowe, daughter of Christine Miller and Michael Lowe. • Katelyn Missling, daughter of Nicole Missling and Eric Missling.

Homecoming king candidates are: • Daniel Akemann, son of Andy and Carrie Akemann. • Urban Casteel, son of Eric and Angela Casteel. • Troy McBroom, son of Tom and Tracy McBroom. • Domanik Paulson, son of Christopher and Lisa Taylor. • Samuel Rezac, son of John and June Rezac.

Twin Day/Dynamic Duo Day will be held Tuesday, September 28.

Gender Swap Dress-Up Day will be held Wednesday, September 29.

Decades Day will be the dress-up day for Thursday, Sept. 30. The Homecoming volleyball game will be played against Kenyon-Wanamingo. The Homecoming cross country meet will be held at Prairie Ridge Golf Course in Janesville. Both of these events are Thursday.

The final day of the week will feature a number of events, including Spirit Day. The annual parade will start at 2 p.m. and following the parade there will be a Pep-Fest at the high school.

The Arts Booster Club will be sponsoring a tailgate party Friday afternoon before the football game. The Bucs will face Medford in the football game. Following the game there will be a dance for the WEM students in the gymnasium.



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