New parade route, new venue for skit night at this year’s Homecoming festivities


AMBOY — Amboy High School will celebrate its Homecoming Week next week. 

The Homecoming football game will be played on Friday, Sept. 17.

To kick Homecoming Week off, the Powder Puff Game will be played at 4 p.m., on Sept. 12, at the football field.

Skit Night will be held on Sept. 16, at 7 p.m., on the football field. This is a change of venue this year. 

The Homecoming Parade will start at 2 p.m., on Sept. 17, with line up beginning at 1 p.m. in the parking lot. There is a new parade route this year. The route will start at the high school, go south on Metcalf to Provost, then west on Provost to East Avenue, then south on East Avenue to Main Street, then west on Main Street to Jones Street, then north on Jones Street to Metcalf, and then back to the school parking lot.

If people have questions about any events or want to register a float in the parade, please email Jessica Arellano at or call the school 815-857-3632.