Homecoming week first took to the football field last Wednesday night with two powder puff football games. In the early card, the freshman upset the sophomores 12 to 6.
The second game of the double-header featured a very close game pitting the seniors versus the juniors. The senior squad avoided a loss when Carol DeSouza ran 30 yards for the game-winning score, putting the seniors up 20-14 with five seconds left in the game. However, the juniors gave them quite a scare, especially their quarterback Tyniece Brown, who accounted for the team’s two touchdowns, throwing for one and running for another.
Despite a wet and rainy Friday afternoon, several dozen people lined South Lakes Drive to watch the floats in the Homecoming Parade. Each class float represented a decade from the '50s to the '80s.
Despite the school spirit events during the week, the South Lakes football team lost to Langley High School, 21 to 7.
The week culminated with the Homecoming Dance at the South Lakes gymnasium, which was decorated in a Mardi Gras theme. The dance also helped raise money for hurricane relief, dedicating $5 from each ticket to the cause.