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High spirits for 2023 H-M-S Homecoming

Parade rained out Friday afternoon

Rain might have dampened Friday's schedule, but school spirit still soared high last week for Homecoming at Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn.

Friday's parade was shelved due to an ongoing rainstorm. However, the Hawks made the most of it during the raucous pep rally. Grades from kindergarten through 12, along with community members, packed the gym to get pumped up for the Maroon and Gold.

The Homecoming schedule culminated with the football game against Kingsley-Pierson, which was also affected by rain. Kickoff was moved up one hour to 6 p.m. to avoid potentially severe weather.

Despite an inspired effo...