Members of the Burlington High School homecoming court for 2017 are (front row, from left) Josie Klein, Adriana Castillo, MaKenzie Swantz, Haley Walesa, Shawna Drew and Ashley Schmalfeldt; (middle row) Shandon Walton, Nick Klug, Abby Koenen, Gabby Vela, Raylee Koehnke, Jenna Schmalfeldt and Sean Safar; (back row) Theodore Banken, Jacob Ludwig, Tommy Burinda, Andrew Kawalec, Nate Crayton, Riley Nelson and Samual Jorudd. The king and queen will be crowned during a pep rally at the school Friday afternoon. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

Burlington High celebrates homecoming

Students at Burlington High School are celebrating “Blacklight Nights” this week as part of the school’s annual homecoming.

The week of school spirit-building activities began Saturday with the Demon Dash run and continued during the school week with a series of dress-up days and activities, according to teacher Angie Thole, the homecoming advisor.

Monday was class color day, Tuesday was pajama day, Wednesday was sports jersey day, Thursday is farmer in flannel day and Friday is black and orange day.

Lunchtime movies, dodge ball and karaoke were among the other planned activities.

An all-school pep assembly is scheduled for Friday afternoon. The assembly will culminate with the crowning of the homecoming king and queen.

The Demons varsity football team will host Elkhorn at 7 p.m. at Don Dalton Stadium.

The homecoming dance runs from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the school on Saturday.

Members of the homecoming court are Theodore Banken, Tommy Burinda, Adriana Castillo, Nate Crayton, Shawna Drew, Samuel Jorudd, Andrew Kawalec, Josie Klein, Nick Klug, Raylee Koehnke, Abby Koenen, Jacob Ludwig, Riley Nelson, Sean Safar, Ashley Schmalfeldt, Jenna Schmalfeldt, MaKenzie Swantz, Gabby Vela, Haley Walesa and Shandon Walton.