Hello Grover Nation! We’re so excited because it’s Homecoming 2019! Below you’ll find the full schedule of events including what’s happening for students during the week. We hope you’ll join us for this fun slate of events!
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
- North Campus Dress Up Day: Meme Monday
- South Campus Dress Up Day: Hat Day (with uniform)
10:04am North Campus Chapel: Kent Hannestad (Class of 1983)
6:00pm Football at Thompson: Game will begin in the 3rd Quarter
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
- North Campus Dress Up Day: Pajama Day
- South Campus Dress Up Day: Pajama Day
8:30am South Campus Homecoming Chapel
10:04am North Campus Chapel: Bryce Bakkegard (Class of 2017)
4:45/6:00/7:00pm Away Volleyball at Central Cass
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
- North Campus Dress Up Day: Out of this World Day (Dress as an alien, astronaut, or whatever you this is in space)
- South Campus Dress Up Day: Lumberjack Day
9:49am North Campus Chapel: Brooke Peterson (Class of 2018)
2:30pm Powder Puff Football Game | Grover Field!
- The senior and freshman girls will compete against the sophomore and junior girls in a flag-football battle of epic proportions between students of great character, possessed with wisdom beyond their years, and gifted with cat-like reflexes.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
- North Campus Dress Up Day: Canadian Tuxedo Day (all denim)
- South Campus Dress Up Day: Neon Day
9:49am North Campus Chapel: Michelle McKay (Grover Parent & Class of 1990)
2:30pm Buff Puff Volleyball Game | Gorder Gym: If you thought the fall of the Roman Empire was a big deal, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet! In a cat-and-mouse like game of fluid substitutions and strategies, coupled with the raw power of bumping, setting, and SPIKING, the young high school men of Oak Grove will battle grade versus grade for the honor of facing the Staff for the right to be called a Champion in what is sure to be a volleyball game for the ages.
4:45/6:00/7:00pm Volleyball vs Lisbon | Gorder Gym: Come cheer on the Grover Volleyball team in their Homecoming Week home game!
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
- North Campus Dress Up Day: Grover Spirit Wear
- South Campus Dress Up Day: Grover Spirit Wear
9:49am North Campus Chapel: Marc Langseth (Class of 1969, 2019 Hall of Fame Inductee, and Oak Grove teacher for 43 years!!)
2:15pm ALL SCHOOL Pep Fest | North Campus in Gorder Gym: The entire K-12 student body will gather to celebrate Homecoming! K-5th Grade students will be bussed to the North Campus. Elementary Families: Look for an email from Mr. Kading with more details. More information
5:00-6:45pm Grover HomeFest | Oak Grove Park: Grover HomeFest is fun for the entire family! Join us before the football game in Oak Grove Park for dinner from local Food Trucks (Twisted Spork and Jumbos), inflatable games, crafts, puppies from Turtle Mountain Animal Rescue, carnival and yard games, and time to connect with classmates and friends!
7:00pm Friday Night Homecoming Football Game vs. Hatton-Northwood: After Grover HomeFest, stick around to cheer on the Grovers as they take on Hatton Northwood under the Friday Night lights! During half time we will recognize the 2019 Hall of Fame class. Food Trucks will be available through half time along with treats and candy from our concessions stand! Gate admission for the game: $6 for adults, $4 for children (Oak Grove students are FREE!)
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
8:30am-Noon Alumni Open House | Grover Grounds: This special event for Alumni and their families is a great time to register with the school, connect with classmates, and go on a campus tour. A continental breakfast will be available. We encourage all alumni to register and receive your 2019 Homecoming gift!
10:00am Homecoming Music & Worship | Scheels Center for the Performing Arts: This special combined worship and music event for the entire Oak Grove family will include and inspiring message and music from the Concert Band and the Oak Grove Choirs. We encourage all Grovers, past and present, as well as their families, to join us for this celebration of our rich tradition rooted in faith and fine arts.
11:45am Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Luncheon | Eid Center: Please join us in honoring and celebrating the 2019 Hall of Fame honorees, Marc Langseth (Class of 1969) and Dan Rosenfeldt (Class of 1973). This ceremony is open to the public and we hope that you’ll join us. Luncheon cost: $15 – Reservations are recommended. Contact Carrie Pierce at 701.373.7148.
8:00–10:00pm Homecoming Dance | Eid Center: All current high school students in grades 9-12 are invited to get Footloose in the Eid Center as we celebrate our friendships and this special place we call Oak Grove. Come with a date or a group of friends! Just be there! Dates from other schools are welcome, but are required to bring one form of picture ID (school ID or Driver’s License). $5 per person/$8 per couple.