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Lots of decorative lights and fun music made homecoming feel amazing to many students.

Mardi gras madness at homecoming

Amelia Galliford, Section Editor November 29, 2023

While blaring music, masquerade masks and cajun food don't seem to have much in common, they certainly did during the Mardi Gras themed homecoming dance on Nov. 4. The dance was exciting for many as it...

Traditionally a homecoming game results in a victory for the home team, but that tradition failed to pan out this year. Despite immense efforts from both sides, the patriots walked out with a loss.

The end of a downhill battle

Leila Amirkhosravi November 14, 2023

After the turmoil faced by the football team this season, their last game on Nov. 3 signified the end of the intense clash between them and their tumultuous season. This game marked the end of the fall...

As the last home game for the 2022 football season, many spent the evening expressing their gratitude for memories made. During the game, I was trying to soak in every moment, senior and Homecoming Queen Carly Quinn said. My mouth hurt from smiling. At the end, it was very emotional leaving the field for the last time.

Homecoming: more than just a game

Nairie De Gregory, Staff Reporter November 3, 2022

On Oct. 28, the Patriots kicked off homecoming weekend with a bang, crushing Centennial High School 47-26. The game was intense with emotions running high, especially considering it was also the final...

On Oct. 29, homecoming was hosted out on the Patriot Grassy Green. Students packed the dance floor listening to music as strobe lights flashed.

Why you should ho-go to hoco

Avery Ranum, Editor-in-Chief November 1, 2022

This year, I am a senior in high school. Many of the activities I have participated in have become my last: my last first day of school, my last football game, and more recently, my last homecoming. Although...

 In building 5, co-teachers Kathryn Tomlinson and Stephanie Sully participated in the campus decorating contest. The efforts put forward by them and the students paid off as they were announced as recipients of the Classroom Comedian award on Nov. 4. “We had a good laugh about it and our students were thankful since they worked hard with the decorations,” Sully said. “[We] felt that our door was one of the best they had seen in the buildings during the week.”

Casino campus décor

Avery Ranum, Features Editor December 13, 2021

Nov. 1 through Nov. 5 was homecoming week, and as a part of the festivities, classes had the chance to participate in the campus decorating contest. The contest gave teachers the option to decorate their...

The casino-themed homecoming dance was a major accomplishment for the leadership class, as a large portion of the student body was happy with the choices made with regards to activities, food and music. “I was so shocked that they all loved it,” Leadership teacher Audra Greuel said. “When you’re going to have 1500 teenagers at a dance, it’s hard to get everyone on the same page of liking stuff, but we had kids, even for the entire next week, randomly coming up to Mrs. Moran and I and saying ‘thank you so much for putting on such a great event.’ We received all positive feedback, which is pretty shocking, but I kind of knew it was going really well because I was having a lot of fun at the event myself, so it was really exciting.”

Welcome to the Fabulous Lake Brantley: the dance

Makayla Martindale, Sports Editor November 23, 2021

The dance is arguably one of the most important aspects to homecoming week for students, as it is a time to get dressed up and hang out with peers. In years prior, homecoming had been earlier in the school...

Senior Queens and Junior Jokers set up for one of the first plays of the Powderpuff game on Nov. 3. The first and only points of the game were scored by senior Maddie Jones 12 minutes and 46 seconds into the first half.

Queens rule the Jokers in powderpuff

Faith Shimick, News and Copy Editor November 11, 2021

On Nov. 3, the Senior Queens ruled the Junior Jokers 6-0 in a friendly game of flag football known as Powderpuff. The stands at Darvin Boothe Stadium were packed full of supporters to see the captivating...

Homecoming tickets are on sale at The homecoming dance will take place Saturday, Nov. 9 at 7:00pm.

Fabulous Lake Brantley all about homecoming

Faith Shimick, Copy Editor November 1, 2021

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, but what is taking place on the Grassy Green on Nov. 6 is already being talked about. The theme of this year’s homecoming is ‘Fabulous Lake Brantley’, and spirit...

The class of 2023 participated in the homecoming hallway decorations with their toy story themed hallway in downstairs building 6. The hallway ended up winning 3rd place. “We drew and traced characters, painted the drawings, measured out space in the hallway, and prepared extra materials” Lacarte said. “It was truly a team effort”.

Homecoming Hallways

Avery Ranum, Staff Reporter November 20, 2020

Homecoming week began on Nov. 2, though there was no dance to look forward to at the end of the week like previous years, homecoming decorations were still found throughout campus keeping school spirit...

On Monday, Oct. 7, the Powderpuff players line up on the line of scrimmage for their next play.

Seniors win Powderpuff for the fourth year

Joelle Wittig, Editor-in-Chief November 12, 2019

The stands filled with enthusiastic crowds as the players prepared for the start of the Powderpuff game on Monday, Oct. 7. On the sidelines, the cheer team got in position to hype up the players and audience...

KC Squared podcast members include Keaton Johnson, Carson Cashion, and Carson Yore.

KC Squared: Episode 4 (Homecoming Edition)

Keaton Johnson, Carson Cashion, and Carson Yore October 17, 2019

In this episode, the boys talk all things Homecoming- they go over Powder Puff, Spirit days, the football game, and give a riveting play-by-play of the Homecoming dance.  

The Brantley Boys dance to a variety of songs throughout their performance during the Sept. 21 homecoming pep rally. The Leadership class plans multiple pep rallies throughout the school year to enhance school pride.

Homecoming Pep Rally

Emily Klingenberg, Opinions Editor October 1, 2018

Standing with tradition, the day of the homecoming game always consists of a pep rally to promote school spirit for the upcoming game and dance that weekend. On Sept. 21, the day of the O.C. University...

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