OLCHS prepares for its annual homecoming week by announcing its theme: Sweet Homecoming Chicago. Students will vote for their court, decorate doors and windows, and get into the spirit each day beginning Friday, September 15, Flashback Friday, when everyone is encouraged to wear Homecoming shirts from the past. Then, on Monday, September 18, 2017, the week will kick off with spirit-themed days and culminate with the football game and dance.
On Monday, September 18, Spartans are encouraged to wear their Chicago sports gear. On Tuesday, the Clash of the Spartans will take place at the pep assembly, when each class will shout loud and proud to prove they have the most spirit. On Wednesday, students will celebrate Chicago’s rich ethnic diversity by wearing ethnic clothing. On Thursday, students will be seeing double when they dress like twins. The Homecoming parade will kick off at 6:30 followed by the pep rally and fireworks. On Friday, all Spartans will wear green to show their PRIDE and root on the football team when they take on the Argo Argonauts. Sophomores will kick off at 5:00 p.m. and the Varsity game will begin at 7:00. The Homecoming Dance will take place on Saturday, September 23 between 7:00 and 10:00 p.m. in the Spartan Gym.