Oshkosh West Homecoming Week - October 1-6, 2018

posted Sep 28, 2018, 11:28 AM by Katie Nieman   [ updated Oct 4, 2018, 12:39 PM ]
The Oshkosh Area School District invites students, families, alumni, and the entire community to enjoy the annual homecoming festivities for Oshkosh West, October 1 - 6, 2018. The school’s homecoming theme is “Disney,” and the public is invited to participate in numerous fun and family-friendly activities, including a homecoming parade, tailgate, and football game - featuring the Oshkosh West vs. Oshkosh North matchup. The Oshkosh North 2018 Homecoming Week is October 8 - 12, 2018; additional information will soon be available. 

The community is invited to come out and watch the Oshkosh West Dodgeball Tournament, taking place on Monday, October 1 at 6 p.m. in the school’s main gym, no admission cost. Then on Tuesday, October 2 the school will host two home athletic events; the Oshkosh West Girls Swim Meet will take place at 5:30 p.m. at Oshkosh West and the Boys Varsity Soccer Game kicks-off at 7:15 p.m. at Titan Stadium (450 Josslyn St, Oshkosh, WI). 

Events on Friday, October 5 include the homecoming parade, tailgate party, and varsity football game. The Oshkosh West Homecoming Parade starts at 5 p.m. on Friday, October 5. The parade will start on Eagle Street, in front of West High School, and will travel east on Southland Avenue to Jocelyn Street, then north on Jocelyn to Titan Stadium. The parade has grown over the years and will feature the Oshkosh West Marching Band, Homecoming Court, Roosevelt and Franklin elementary schools, the Oshkosh Flyers Football Club, Oshkosh West Basketball Club, and many more school and community groups. 

The Taste of Oshkosh Tailgate will take place at 5:30 p.m. at Titan Stadium. The tailgate will feature a variety of food vendors, including Cousins Subs, Olive Garden, and Oshkosh West culinary students; meal tickets are $6 each. Entertainment will be provided by an Oshkosh West student rock band. Vendors will be located directly behind the main ticket booth inside of Titan Stadium. 

The Oshkosh West Homecoming Football Game against Oshkosh North will start at 6:30 p.m. at Titan Stadium. In addition to an exciting matchup, attendees will enjoy a half-time performance featuring the Oshkosh West Marching Band, Twirl Team, and Dance Team. Fan tickets to the game will go on sale at 5:30 p.m. at Titan Stadium. 

Homecoming week activities are designed to promote school spirit and honor many of the rich traditions that make Oshkosh West such a special place. The entire Oshkosh community is invited to take part in the festivities and join the District in “Building Community Through Education.”