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Proviso East to Celebrate Annual Homecoming October 21-26

October 18, 2013 08:50 AM
Proviso East High School will celebrate 103 years of tradition and pride during its annual Homecoming Week, October 21 through 26.

The week will feature a week of spirit activities at school to celebrate Pirate Pride, with the main festivities taking place on Saturday, October 26. The festivities include the Homecoming Parade through the streets of Maywood. The parade route will begin at Winfield Scott Park at 19th Avenue and Maywood Drive, head north on 19th Avenue to Washington Boulevard, then east to First Avenue, with a final turn on to North Drive to Proviso East High School.

The parade will be followed by the Homecoming football game against Leyden High School and later, the Homecoming dance.

"Proviso East has a long tradition dating back to its opening in 1910," said Mr. Tony Valente, principal at Proviso East. "Homecoming is a great time for all Pirates past and present to come together and celebrate that tradition and the spirit of our school."

The following is the schedule of activities for Proviso East’s Homecoming festivities:
Proviso East High School – October 21-26
  • October 21-25: Spirit Week.
  • October 26: Homecoming Parade, 10 a.m., starting at Winfield Scott Park and ending at Proviso East High School.
  • October 26: Homecoming Football Game against Leyden High School at the Proviso East Stadium, 1 p.m.
  • October 26: Homecoming Dance in the Proviso East Fieldhouse, 7 p.m.
The Homecoming football game also will be broadcast live on High School Cube (click here to link to the game) and be available on the internet, iPhones, iPads, and Droid devices with a replay and highlight clips available.

Go Pirates! Good luck!


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