General Details for Homecoming 2024

Homecoming Parade and Community Pep Rally

On Wednesday, September 4, 2024, we are going to hold Homecoming Parade and Homecoming Community Pep Rally in the evening.
We are working out the parade route with the City of Sachse.  It will start at Sachse City Hall and travel down Miles Road.  It will end at Mustang Stadium. 
Parade line up will be at 5:30pm; Parade will start at 6:30pm; Community Pep Rally will start at 7:30pm.

Hallway Decorating:

Decorating happens the weekend before Homecoming this year (August 30 – September 1).  Check with your class sponsors to see when their class will be up here decorating their class hall.  We want decorations up all Homecoming week (September 3-6). 
Students need to be doing the decorating.  Parents can help but we want students to be present.
Please do not use any glitter.
No staples in the walls.
No Hallway judging this year. 

Clean-up of halls:
I need for kids from your classes to be responsible for cleaning your halls.
All class halls need to be cleaned up on Friday, September 6 after school.
Everything needs to be out of the halls before you leave on Friday, September 6.

Assigned Halls:
Freshmen & Sophomores – Splitting the Auditorium/Attendance Hallway. 
Seniors & Juniors – Splitting the Gym Hallway
Student Council – Decorating the Cafeteria in school spirited décor the weekend before Homecoming Week.  On the Homecoming Friday (September 6), Student Council will start decorating for the dance after school.  If you want to help decorate with Student Council, see Ms. Ellis in the library.

If you have questions about Hallway Decorating, see your Class Sponsor…
Seniors – Mrs. Wiggins (Rm. 242); Mrs. Alexander (Rm. 243); Mrs. DaVault (Rm. 125)
Juniors – Ms. Haga (Rm. 163); Mrs. Nowlin (Rm. 1023); Mrs. Pearce (Rm. 263)
Sophomores – Mrs. Boyd (Rm. 2012); Ms. Dozier (Rm. 2029)
Freshmen – Freshmen class sponsors will be named soon.

Homecoming Dress Up Days:

The Homecoming Dress Up Days from run Tuesday, September 3 – Friday, September 6.  Please see Homecoming Dress Up Days.

Class Banners:

These are the banners that are hung in the cafeteria over the windows that represent each class.
Please do not use any glitter.
The banners will be judged on Friday, September 6 to see which class has the best banner and the winning class will be announced at the Homecoming Pep Rally on Friday, September 6.

Class Bucket Competition:

Each class will compete to see which class can raise the most money.
The money raised will go straight back to the individual classes.
Runs from Tuesday, September 3 – Thursday, September 5.  Competition ends end of D lunch on September 5. 
The winning class president will get to choose a teacher and throw a pie in their face at the Homecoming pep rally on Friday, September 6.

Homecoming Dance:

Saturday, September 7 from 7-10pm in the SHS Cafeteria.  SHS students need their current student ID to get in the dance.
Tickets will be sold at lunch in the front foyer from September 3-6.
Tickets are $20 each, if purchased at school (September 3-6) and $25 at the door of the dance on Saturday, September 7.
All students will enter and exit the SHS Homecoming dance through the front doors of the school.
All drop off, parking, and pickup for the dance will be in the front parking lot.
If a student is bringing a date that is not a Sachse HS student, then they need to fill out a Dance Guest Form. A new Dance Guest Form is coming soon. This guest form is due to the AP office 3 days prior to the event which is Wednesday, September 4.  The guest also needs a picture ID to attend.  Forms of Picture ID for the Guest (Must show ONE of these):  Driver’s License, School ID, Library Card, Passport, Copied Yearbook picture with principal’s signature and Business Card attached.

Please see the Homecoming Dance Dress Code.  Anyone out of dress code will not be allowed into the dance and this includes dance guests. 

Homecoming Pep Rally:

Friday, September 6 at 1:30pm in the Main Gym.  Must be wearing your current student ID and trust card to attend.
Dress Code for Pep Rally…
9th – 11th Graders:  Must wear a NAVY shirt
12th Graders:  Can wear the 2025 Senior Shirt or a Navy shirt. 

Homecoming Online Voting:

1st Round:  Monday, August 26, 2024 during Run Time
2nd Round:  Tuesday, September 3, 2024 during Run Time
Students will vote online.  Voting instructions will appear here once we get closer to these dates.  If you have issues with the voting program, email Lauren Ellis, Student Activities Director.

Homecoming Nominee Info:

All Homecoming nominees will be announced over the PA on Wednesday, August 28 during A2 Announcements.
Homecoming Nominee Meeting on Friday, August 30 at 6:50am in the Library.  This is a mandatory meeting for all Homecoming nominees.
Senior Homecoming Nominee Field Practice on Wednesday, September 4 at 6:50am in the Practice Gym.
Homecoming Parade on Wednesday, September 4 in the evening where all Homecoming Nominees will ride on their class floats. 
No free dance tickets for Homecoming nominees.
9th-11th Grade Homecoming Winners will be announced at the Homecoming Pep Rally on Friday, September 6 and they need to attend the Pregame Homecoming Ceremony at HBJ Stadium on Friday, September 6 at 6:30pm.

Homecoming Mum and Garter Colors:

Mum and garter colors can be navy, white, and silver with accents of orange.  There are not specified colors for each grade. 
Mums and garters can be worn on Friday, September 6 to school.

Homecoming Football Game:

Homecoming King and Queen Pregame Ceremony will be held at HBJ Stadium starting around 6:30pm on Friday, September 6.
Homecoming Game vs. Lamar High School at HBJ Stadium at 7:00pm (Home Side) on Friday, September 6.
Tickets can be purchased at www.garlandisd.tix.com