Homecoming Week 2022

Grab your passport for Cougars Around the World Homecoming 2022!

Homecoming Cougars Around the WorldSee below for Cougar Passport contest info and Mr. and Ms. Cougar Spirit contest info!!

Schedule of events!

Sept 18
Cornhole Tournament @4:00 pm on the G.C. Turf (Kona Ice Truck is coming – bring money!) Get your passport stamped at the tournament! (see passport contest on back)
Sept 19
No School – Cougar Golf Classic  Enjoy the day off!
Sept 20
We get to pray together at Mass today!
Crazy sock day! – How can you stand out in a foreign land?
Wednesday Sept 21 Mission Day – Watch for info from Mrs. Sweetmon!
Twin Day – Find your homie and dress the same!
Sept 22
Tourist Day – Dress like an adventurous tourist
Get your passport stamped for the dress up day and at the volleyball game!
Sept 23
Orange and Blue Day – Show your school spirit!
Pep Rally Day!
Around the World Tailgate Party, 4 PM-6:30 PM in the west parking lot (weather permitting).
Get your passport stamped after the pep rally and at the football game!

Homecoming Football Game

7 PM, Friday Sept 23th – Theme for the game is WHITE OUT!

Homecoming Dance

  • Saturday, Sept 24th (guest forms available at the ticket table at lunch)
  • Dress is semi – formal (There will be a place to store your shoes and keep your luggage safe)
  • Doors open at 7:00 pm (Get your professional picture taken – It’s FREE)
  • Coronation at 8:00 pm in the auditorium
  • Dance – 8:30 – 10:30 pm

Mr. & Ms. Cougar Spirit Contest

(during homecoming week!)

If you think you have the most Cougar Spirit?

Here’s your chance to show it!

  • Anybody can participate!!
  • Sign up during lunch for FREE to enter the competition (Sept 13 – 17).
  • Dress in your best costumes during homecoming week.  Get your picture taken in the counseling office before 2nd period (Tues, Wed, Thur, Fri).
  • The student body will vote for their favorite costume!
  • Prizes will be awarded at coronation.

You could be the winner!

Cougar Passport Contest

(during homecoming week)

You will receive your passport in homeroom on September 16.  As you attend events and participate in activities during homecoming week, you will receive a stamp on your passport.  If you receive at least 5 stamps, fill in the information on the passport AND turn your passport in at the homecoming dance, you will be eligible to win a prize.

Winners will be drawn at 10:00 pm at the homecoming dance.

You must be present to win!

Events/Activities to earn stamps

Sunday, 9/18 – Cornhole tournament

Thursday, 9/22 – Dress up day (Tourist)

Thursday, 9/22 – Volleyball game

Friday, 9/23 – Attend the pep rally

Friday, 9/23 – Football game

Bring a CAN of spaghetti sauce to Mrs. Sweetmon’s room sometime during hoco week (no jars allowed)

Each student will receive only one passport!  If you lose your passport, you are no longer eligible

Mrs. McNamara, Mrs. D’Angelo, Mrs. Sweetmon are the official passport stampers!

See one of these people to get your passport stamped!

About Gross Catholic

Gross Catholic, a co-educational, college preparatory high school, began its proud heritage of academic excellence rooted in the Marianist tradition in 1968. We consider ourselves one of the best Catholic schools in Omaha, Bellevue, and Papillion. The school motto Dux Esto (“Be a Leader”) is at the core of its extraordinary mission, innovative spirit, and fundamental values. The school offers a challenging environment and outstanding quality of life, both in academics and co-curricular activities, with a strong focus on STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics) education. The spirit of Christian service and giving back is part of everything the school does. Gross Catholic’s top-tier status is reflected in its talented faculty, staff, and coaches who take great pride in seeing virtually every graduate head to college, often to the most prestigious domestic and international universities and service academies. Together with families and alumni, Gross Catholic forges relationships for a lifetime, helping to ready the next generation to be exemplary, principled leaders of the world.

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