River Appreciation Day
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 16:03
The Niobrara River Outfitters Association will be sponsoring their annual River Appreciation Day on Sunday September 21st. NRO Members will be offering to the public a free float trip for those wanting to spend an afternoon on the Niobrara National Scenic River east of Valentine during which time the outfitters will be conducting their annual Fall River Cleanup. Everyone will meet at their takeout points at 1pm for transportation to their starting points. Call one of the NRO members for more details on preferred segments and vessel types (canoes or kayaks) by Friday September 19th.
Cornell Bridge to Berry Bridge: Graham Canoe Outfitters 402-376-3708
Brewer Bridge to Wildcat Camp: Prairie River Outfitters 402-376-1887
Rocky Ford to Rock Barn: Dryland Aquatics 402-376-3119
Rock Barn to Norden Bridge: Rock Barn Outfitters 402-376-1764
Valentine's Homecoming Events Scheduled
Friday, 12 September 2014 10:58
Valentine High School’s Homecoming will be Friday, September 26th. The theme this year is “Welcome to the Jungle.” Monday will be Dress in Animal Print, Tuesday will be Survivor Day. Wednesday there is no school due to School Improvement meetings. Thursday is Class Colors day, Freshman wear Yellow, Sophomores wear Brown, Juniors wear Blue, and Seniors dress in Green. Staff will dress in Orange. Friday is Spirit Day.
The parade will be Friday at 2:30 p.m., therefore students will be dismissed at 2:00 p.m. While the school encourages all students to take part in some fashion in the parade and pep rally, it is not mandatory. The parade route will start at Cedar Canyon Restaurant and the Main Street intersection as it traditionally has; the parade route will go down Main Street, turn on 5th street, and continue to the high school parking lot, The pep rally will be held in the high school grand stands. Anyone wishing to leave floats, banners, or any other Homecoming items in the parking lot or around the football complex so they can be viewed at the football game that evening is welcome to do so. Anyone interested in taking part in the parade should pick up an entry form from the High School or KVSH Radio. Varsity Football will take on the Ord Chanticleers at 7:00 p.m.
The Homecoming Dance will be held on the floor in the high school gym starting shortly after the football game and ending at 12:00 a.m. The doors to the dance will remain open 1 hour after the conclusion of the football game and will be one-way. Once any student leaves the dance at any time, they will not be allowed to return. Admission to the dance is $5.00 per person.
Crowning of King & Queen will be during the half time of the football game. Queen candidates are: Sophie Lopez, daughter of Kent & Beth Lopez, Payton Sandoz, daughter of Kent Sandoz and Shari Sandoz, & Madison Kelber, daughter of Jason & Renee Kelber. King Candidates are: Brooks Coleman, son of Lonnie & Renae Coleman, Jacob Hand, son of Tim and Jo Hand, Gunnar Hitchcock, son of Wes & Candace Hitchcock.