Here are your 2018 Homecoming Court members:
-Sierra Bauer, Riley Bleymeyer, Olivia Dryer, Isabella Edminster, Elizabeth Freiburger, Hannah Lanae Kramer, Alexi Maas, Danielle Montocchio, Grace Ries, MaKayla Scharpf, Joyce Sun, Madison Witter
-Calvin Allison, Kadel Coakley, Maxwell Duax, Owen Dunne, Jack Gehl, Connor Kaufmann, Garrett Long, Trever Maiers, Tanner Meier, Joe Pins, Peter Unmacht, Joe Vize

Tuesday: HOME away from HOME (tourist) /
Wednesday: HOMies (twin day) / PowderPuff at 7pm at Dalzell Field
Thursday: Class distinction / Arts in the Library at 7pm
Freshmen: Brown (Toto)
Sophomores: Blue (Dorothy’s dress)
Juniors: Red (Ruby slippers)
Seniors: Yellow (Yellow brick road)
Staff: Green (Emerald City)
Friday: There’s no place like HOME (spirit day) / Parade at 1:15 and Football Game at Dalzell
STAY CALM & GET THAT DRESS! Hempstead has over a hundred new homecoming gowns to choose from! If you (or a friend) are interested in a free dress, stop by the counseling office and let us show you the beautiful options. Don’t let the cost of a dress prevent YOU from having a blast at the Homecoming Dance!

JUNIORS: If you are interested in taking the PSAT/NMSQT on Wednesday, Oct. 10th, you may register to take the test and pay your fee in the Business Office. The cost to take the test is $16.00. At this time, you will receive the Student Bulletin with important information, tips for test preparations, NMSC scholarship programs and a practice test. The registration deadline is Monday, October 8. If you have any questions, please make an appointment to see your School Counselor.

Debate Team! No Debate Practice today. Practice for all on Wednesday and Thursday!

A representative from one of the military academies will be visiting Hempstead on October 5th at 9am. If you are interested in applying to one of these prestigious academies, please plan to attend this session to learn the steps in the application process.

Juniors and Seniors: Are you interested in attending UNI? The University of Northern Iowa is hosting a Hempstead Visit Day on Thursday, October 4th. Hempstead students will travel by charter bus to UNI’s campus in Cedar Falls. The day will include a presentation by students and admission staff, a campus tour, and lunch in one of the university’s dining facilities. Hempstead students will also be able to apply to UNI that day and have the $40 application fee waived. If you have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and are interested in this trip, sign up in the Counseling Office this week.

WANT TO SEE THE WORLD? Stop by the Counseling Office and/or join Interact Club to learn more about Rotary Club’s Study Abroad Program! There is life beyond Dubuque! Exchange opportunities are available in most foreign countries. Applications are due October 20th for the 2019-20 school year- so stop by soon!

Upcoming College Visits in Counseling:
Iowa State – Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 9am
Hamline University – Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7:30am

Mustang Events for week of September 24-September 29 2018
HOMECOMING WEEK – There’s No Place Like Home

TUESDAY –September 25
Volleyball @ Cedar Rapids Jefferson 5:30pm
Swim & Dive vs. Senior 6pm in pool
Girls Cross Country @ Iowa City West Invitational @ UI Ashton XC Course 5:30pm
Freshman Volleyball vs. Galena 5:30pm in North gym
JV Golf @ City Meet hosted by Senior @ Bunker

WEDNESDAY –September 26
Homecoming Event: Powderpuff Game 7pm @ Dalzell Field

THURSDAY –September 27
Freshman Football @ Cedar Rapids Prairie 6pm
Freshman Volleyball vs. Platteville 5:30pm in Moody gym
Golf @ County Meet #2 @ Dubuque Golf & Country Club 3:15pm
HOMECOMING EVENT: Arts In The Libray 7pm

FRIDAY –September 28
Football vs. Cedar Rapids Prairie 5pm @ Dalzell Field

SATURDAY – September 29
Boys Cross Country @ Wartburg Invitational @ Wartburg College 12n
HOMECOMING EVENT: Dance 7-10pm in North gym