As usual, this week is full of spirited Homecoming events and activities.
The week started off on Tuesday with Powder Puff, a flag football game between the junior and senior classes on the main football field.
On Friday, the big Homecoming pep rally will take place during the school day, and that night, students are invited to a bonfire at the school from 8 to 10:30 p.m.
The big event most everyone in town is looking forward to is this Saturday's annual Homecoming Parade, set to kick off at 9:30 a.m., rain or shine.
The parade will weave through downtown Herndon, starting from Sterling Road and turning onto Elden and then down Lynn Street into the town square.
Herndon Town Councilmembers will be watching from the stands on Lynn Street near the Municipal Building, judging the floats. Check back with Herndon Patch on Friday morning for helpful information about road closures.
Of course, all of this leads up to the Homecoming game at 1 p.m. Saturday, when the Hornets take on the Thomas Edison Eagles at Herndon High School.
During the Halftime show, the Pride of Herndon marching band will perform. Herndon High's award-winning band has been selected by the U.S. Congress and the Marine Corps Marching Band to perform in the 2013 Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade, which is scheduled for this December in Hawaii.
Of course, no Homecoming week would be complete without the Homecoming Dance, which takes place on Saturday night from 8 p.m. to midnight. This year's theme is "Sea Swept."
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