Homecoming 2022: What You Need to Know


Ethan Dean, Reagan Ketcham, and Colin O'Hare

From October 3– October 8, Bel Air High School students will be entering the fall season, starting with Homecoming events in and out of school.  

Spirit Week will be taking place from Monday, October 3 to Friday, October 7. It will include the following themes: 

  • Monday, October 3: Pajama Day 
  • Tuesday, October 4: Hawaiian Day 
  • No School for Students Wednesday, October 5 
  • Thursday, October 6: Disney Day (Marvel, Muppets, Star Wars, Classic Disney, Pixar) 
  • Friday, October 7: Seniors will be Togas and Crowns, other students encouraged to wear Bobcat Gear. 

During Spirit Week, teachers will be hosting after school events each day: 

  • Monday, October 3: Trivia with Mr. Skelton 
    • Location: In the Auditorium 
    • 2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. 
  • Tuesday, October 4: Scavenger Hunt  
    • Location: Outside room B207 
    • 2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. 
  • Thursday, October 6: Chalk the Walk 
    • Location: Outside (front) near the ticket booth 
    • 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Friday, October 7:  
    • Pep Rally in the gymnasium during the school day, with events like: 
      • Tug of War 
      • Pie a Teacher 
      • Pumpkin Hula Hoop Toss 
      • Find a Needle in a Haystack 
      • Mummy Wrap 
    • Football Game vs. Fallston Cougars 
      • Location: Bobcat Stadium 
      • 7 p.m. 
      • Theme is USA

On Saturday, October 8, the annual Homecoming Dance will take place. Lead-up and events are as follows:  

  • Ticket sales run from Monday, September 26 – Thursday, October 6 at 12 p.m. 
  • Tickets will cost $35.00 per person and can be purchased at School Cash Online.
  • If you plan to bring an out of school guest, pick up an Out of School Guest Permission Form outside room B207 before purchasing tickets. 
  • Prep for the dance will continue the morning of Saturday, October 8. 
  • Locations: Gymnasium, Cafeteria, Courtyard, and Auditorium 
  • Theme: Fall Harvest Moon 
  • Time: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. 
  • Snacks will be free for all students; drinks will cost $1.00 each

Mrs. Chris McDonough, health teacher and Varsity Club Advisor, is looking forward to this year’s events: “I’m super excited for homecoming this year, finally back to normal, so that’s awesome. We are going to keep games in the cafeteria and courtyard, with a dance and light show as usual.”

Students are also eager to show their Bobcat Pride. Aubrey Klarman, junior at Bel Air High School, shares, “I’m looking forward to the football game so I can show my school spirit and cheer on the cheerleaders and players.”

Bel Air High School is ready to start the fall season off with a bang. Are you?