|The old High School building, where most exes spent their high school years.|
|Cheerleaders at last year's bonfire.|
Then on Friday at 1:00pm the Exes Reception will be held in the new Special Events Center. RHS alums will be able to visit with old classmates and friends, enjoy refreshments, chat with students, and tour the new facilities.
|An afternoon pep rally in the old gym will precede the game.|
|The Plowboys open district play with Miles.|
After the game, teenagers will gather for the high school dance at the Community Center while adults make their way to the Lumberyard to hear the Blackland Bullet Company, featuring Plowboy Exes Jady Underwood (1998) and Toby Young (1998). The $10 per person cover/donation will go to the Roscoe Collegiate Scholarship Fund.
On Saturday morning all the activities will be in the Cafetorium. The Meet & Greet begins at 8:30 with coffee, donuts, visits with other exes, tours of the school led by students, door prizes, and awards.
|Robotics demonstration in the Cafetorium.|
The morning activities will be followed by the Enchilada Lunch (enchilada casserole, beans, rice, salad, drink, dessert), which runs from 11:30am to 1:30pm. Advance tickets are $7, and tickets at the door are $8.
Lunch will be followed by the Exes’ Guys & Gals Basketball Game, from 2:00 to 5:00 in the Plowboy Gymnasium. Tickets are $3 for adults and $1 for students. The concession stand will be open, and proceeds will benefit the Athletic Department. Those interested in playing should sign up via the link on the Facebook page.
The downtown Homecoming Parade will begin at 3:00pm with the lineup at 2:30 on Broadway in front of the old Nitzsche Welding Shop. A special feature will be the bicycle decorating contest for elementary school students.
During the afternoon the Roscoe Historical Museum downtown will be open for visitors.
|Gordon Miles and Leslie Huff at the Lumberyard.|
Other activities include the Roscoe 2nd Saturday Trade Days from 8:00-4:00 at the Roscoe Community Center. Several vendors will be set up there along with the concession stand. You can also visit local businesses, pick up a punch card, and be entered in a drawing for a gift basket valued at over $200. You can visit participating merchants Friday and Saturday until 2:30. The drawing will be held at the Lumberyard, right before Open Mic at 8:00pm. You need not be present to win.
Class parties will also be held on Saturday night. For more information, consult the Roscoe Homecoming Facebook page.
In short, there should be plenty to do for everyone this weekend. We hope you can make it and look forward to seeing you there.
CENTRAL ROLLING PLAINS CO-OP HOSTS OPEN HOUSE
|Hamburger lunch at the cotton gin last Thursday.|
Members also wrote down their guesses for the number of cotton bales to be ginned this year, and a $100 prize awaits the person who gets the closest without going over.
WEATHER REPORT: A LATE TASTE OF SUMMER
|Last night's moonrise in the eastern sky.|
These high temperatures should continue for the next three days with highs approaching 90° and lows in the mid sixties. Then a cool front will move through Friday night, bringing with it a 40% chance of precipitation.
Afternoon temperatures on Saturday will get only into the mid seventies with a low that night of around 60°. During the day there will be a 30% chance of precipitation, diminishing to 20% that evening. On Sunday and Columbus Day, skies will be sunny and afternoon temperatures will return to the mid eighties with morning lows in the lower sixties.