Newnan High Homecoming parade today
The Newnan High Homecoming parade and pep rally will be held in downtown Newnan today.
This year’s Homecoming theme is “No Place Like Home … OZ.” The Homecoming Parade, led by the ROTC and marching band, will depart from Newnan High at 5:30 p.m. The parade with continue up LaGrange Street and wind through downtown Newnan.
Area feeder schools will compete for the best float. Several alumni groups, including the combined classes of ‘82, ’83, and ‘84, will participate.
A pep rally will be held on South Court Square immediately following the parade and around 6:30 p.m.
The varsity Cougars host the Hardaway Hawks of Columbus in Drake Stadium at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.
— Also, the Newnan High School Classes of 1982, ‘83 and ‘84 will hold their joint reunion today through Sunday. The reunion committee is headed by Chris Carlyle, Newnan High Class of ‘83.
At Friday’s game, a tent will be set up in the end zone of Drake Stadium. Following the game there will be festivities at Taco Mac on Newnan Crossing Bypass.
On Saturday will be a banquet at Embassy Suites Hotel, College Park — cocktails 5-7 p.m., program at 7 p.m. and dinner 7:30 p.m., followed by dancing and photos. For reunion details contact Carletha Reese-Geter at 678-907-0694, Angela Beasley-Luckey at 678-613-1253, Tesa Strozier at 770-558-0797 or Tammy Dennis-Arnold at 678-857-8864.