Monday, October 15, 2012
The HHS Senior Class won the Best in Parade Category.
The judges tallied up the scores after the Herndon Homecoming Parade and many local organizations were deserving of awards. Here's who won! CIVIC CATEGORY • Second Place: Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital • First Place: Herndon Optimist Youth Sports PERFORMING ARTS CATEGORY • Second Place: Herndon Middle School Step Team • First Place: Herndon High School ‘Pride of Herndon’ Marching Band SCHOOL CATEGORY • Second Place: Herndon High School Navy Junior ROTC • First Place: Dranesville Elementary BEST IN SHOW CATEGORY • Second Place: Reston Interfaith • First Place: Burden Music CLASS FLOAT CATEGORY • Second Place: Class of 2016 – Freshman • First Place: Class of 2014 – Juniors RICHARD F. DOWNER THEME AWARD • Girl Scout Council of …
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Sunny weather made for a perfect parade day.
Area residents turned out in droves to celebrate homecoming in Herndon as the parade took over downtown Herndon Saturday morning. During the parade the town celebrated its new logo and branding with an announcement, banners, T-shirts, stickers and balloons.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Elden Street to close for parade route.
This weekend is Herndon High School's annual Homecoming and the festivities include a parade, football game, powder puff game, bonfire and much more. Some roads in town will be closing to through traffic on Saturday to clear the way for the parade to make its way through town. Here's what you need to know: • Elden Street will be closed from Lynn Street to Sterling Road. • Sterling Road will be closed from Elden Street to Herndon Parkway. Those leaving from side streets will be able to exit. • Lynn Street in the downtown area will be closed, and it may be difficult to get anywhere in the core of downtown on Station and Spring streets as well. These streets will close at about 7 a.m. to prepare for the parade and they will reopen after …
Here's what's happening in Herndon this weekend.
If you're looking for something to do in Herndon this weekend, there's plenty happening. With Arts Week and Homecoming both taking over town there are activities for all ages. THURSDAY • Art Pub Crawl - The Council for the Arts of Herndon is celebrating Arts Week wiht an Art Pub Crawl where attendees can mingle with artists while grabbing a drink. • Free Texas Hold Em - The Breeze has it's weekly Stars n Bars Texas Hold Em event. It's free to play an there are prizes for top finishers. SATURDAY • Race to Rid SIDS - The Race to Rid SIDS is a 5K run/walk to raise money for SIDS resesarch, awareness and infant sleep safety. The race starts at Oak Hill Elementary School. • Sixth Annual K9 Krawl - The annual K9 Krawl is a 5K to increase …
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Non-perishable food needed for LINK.
Del. Tom Rust (R-86) is hosting his fourth annual food drive to benefit LINK Against Hunger as part of the Herndon Homecoming festivities. During the Herndon High School homecoming parade and football game food donations will be accepted. Especially needed is spaghetti sauce, dried beans, canned black beans, canned chicken, canned fruit, canned chili and soups. There has been very high demand for food and LINK's supplies are low. Food donations are needed to stock the shelves of the pantry. Rust will have children's wagons along the parade route as well as at the entrance to the homecoming game on Saturday to collect non-perishable food. He will also be collecting supplies at his Herndon office at the Old Herndon Town Hall. “I have …
The parade starts at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday.
Need to know when to have your camera ready to get a snapshot of friends or family in the Herndon Homecoming Parade? We've got the lineup to help you keep track! Herndon Homecoming Parade 2012 Lineup • Police Lead with Police Chief Maggie DeBoard • ROTC Color Guard • Parade Banner • Herndon High School Principal William Bates and Mayor Lisa Merkel • Parade Judges - Herndon Town Council • Regimental Drums and Fife of Northern Virginia • Delegate Tom Rust • Historic Fire Trucks • FFC Fire and Rescue • HHS Student Government and Homecoming Court • HHS STEP Team • Herndon DeMolay • Kena Shriners Hillbilly Unit • Job's Daughters International • HHS Class of 2016 • Reston Interfaith • Aldrin Elementary • HHS FIRST Robotics Team 116 • Herndon …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Homecoming parade still needs convertibles and drivers for Homecoming court.
The Herndon Homecoming parade is this weekend and volunteers are still needed. Herndon High School is looking for area residents with convertibles to volunteer to drive the school's Homecoming Court members and Town Council members through the parade route on Sautrday. The school is also looking for a number of volunteers to help out in organizing the parade on the morning of Homecoming any time between 7 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Volunteers will help set up for the parade and facilitate the movement of the parade. Volunteers are vital to the parade. Ten are needed for the first shift from 6:30 - 9 a.m. and 10 are needed from the second shift from 8:30 - 11 a.m. Two volunteers are also needed to help with cleanup from 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. …
Monday, October 8, 2012
It's Homecoming week at Herndon High School.
It's that time of year, when people prepare to walk down Elden Street or line up to watch as Homecoming takes over the town. This year's Herndon Homecoming Parade will take place at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday down Elden Street leading to downtown Herndon. The football game will be against Washington and Lee High School at 1 p.m. Saturday at Herndon High School. HHS students will celebrate with a homecoming dance Saturday evening. This year's homecoming theme is Childhood Nostalgia. For Herndon students celebrating Spirit Week, Tuesday will be Cartoon Day, Wednesday is Childhood Idol Day, Thursday is Toy Day and Friday is Class Color Day. The Powder Puff game will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday on the Herndon High School football field. Entry is…
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
The latest News You Can Use covers public works projects.
In the latest edition of News You Can Use, produced by the Town of Herndon, Councilwoman Grace Wolf talks about Herndon's homecoming festivities, Columbus Day schedule, current public works projects and more.