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Homecoming Guidelines & Contract

Homecoming 2018



Bell Schedule

Homecoming Parade 10/9

DATE: Wednesday October 9, 2019

TIME: 3:00 - 4:00pm

LOCATION: The parade will start on Sumner Ave near Camp St Francis and end at Seascape Blvd. 

We will be showing our Mariner Pride all of Homecoming Week!
Bring your chairs, sit along the street, and watch each class' float.

Everyone is welcome to come and watch


Parade Guidelines:        Aptos High School

Aptos High School Homecoming Parade

Student Guidelines

Aptos High works hard to protect our positive image in the community. All parade participants and students viewing the parade are required to respect the following guidelines.

Any violation of the guidelines could result in administrative disciplinary action.

For all parade participants and viewers:

  • Respect neighboring businesses and residents. Please stay out of yards and off of landscaping. Do not vandalize any property.
  • Clean up after yourself & your class. Do not litter.
  • Positive cheering is encouraged. Booing or other negative jeering may result in disciplinary consequences.

For students in the parade:

  • Must arrive at 2:00PM
  • Do not throw/toss anything from any vehicle. If you are passing out candy or other items, you must walk to the recipient and give it to him/her.
  • There is absolutely NO getting on or off of a vehicle. If you are riding on a vehicle in the parade, you must start the parade on a vehicle and remain there for the duration of the parade.
  • At the end of the parade, please disperse quickly. Use sidewalks to walk on and remember to respect businesses. Use caution and look out for cars as the street is reopened after the parade.

The Wells Fargo parking lot MAY NOT be used for parking or parade lineup. Please meet next door at the church parking lot.

Please remember to show respect and HAVE FUN!

Go Mariners!


HOCO Football Game   Aptos vs. Seaside

Friday, September 28th 2018
7:30pm at Trevin Dilfer Field

Homecoming 2018 winning Class announced at Halftime. Also, we will be recognizing our Homecoming Court & crowning our King and Queen. 

FREE rally towels will be distributed
(first come, first serve)


Costume Dress-Code Policy

Mariner dress-code still applies. Please refer to handbook for more information.

Please adhere to the costume policy below:

  1. NO masks
  2. No simulated weapons are to be brought on campus.
  3. No enhanced body parts allowed.

Homecoming 2019  Theme: "Traveling through time"

Guide to Homecoming

Freshmen: Ancient Egypt
Advisor: Ms. Kletzer

Sophomores: Futuristic
Advisor: Ms. Theriot

Juniors: The Stone Age
Advisor: Ms. Ortiz

Seniors: Ancient Greece
Advisor: Ms. Reyna

Homecoming Spirit Week Dress-up Days!

Monday 10/7: MIX n MATCH Monday - Mix n’ Match pattern on pattern, different colors, different shoes, shoelaces, mixed up hair! 

Tuesday 10/8: Sport FANatic Day! - dress up to represent your favorite sports team! Don't be afraid to go overboard!

Wednesday 10/9: "On Wednesdays, we wear pink." The Mean Girls quote says it all! 

Thursday 10/10: Exploration Thursday! - Dress like your a pirate, a voyager, a captain, or an aviator.

Friday 9/28: CLASS SHIRTS/MARINER WEAR! - Wear your homecoming class shirts to the rally or your favorite Mariner Wear!

Please keep your outfits appropriate!

Refer to the dress guidelines in your student handbook or ask an advisor if you have any questions about costume appropriateness.


School Dress Codes Still Apply.


Still don’t know what to wear? Talk to an ASB member for more suggestions!

Homecoming RALLY

Friday, September 28th 2018

Wear your Homecoming Class Shirts or Mariner Wear!
The Homecoming Rally will include a skit by each class and the presentation of the 2018 Homecoming Court couples.
The rally takes places in the Warmerdam Gym.
Parents are welcome to watch.
Bell Schedule


"Classic Movies"  Homecoming Dance

Theme: : "Classic Movies"
DATE: Friday, September 28th 2018
TIME: 9:00 - 11:00

LOCATION: Aptos High Main Quad

THEME DRESS-CODE: Dress up as your favorite Classic Movie Character 
PRICE: $3 (Dressed to Theme)
                    $5 (Not dressed to Theme)




Aptos High Dance Policy

General: All students must have valid picture ID to be admitted to the dance. Only AHS students are permitted to attend regular school dances such as the Welcome Back Dance and Homecoming. Students who are on AHS Exclusion List are not allowed to purchase dance ticket or attend dance. Appropriate dress is required. Girl’s dresses must be at least as long as a person’s fingertips fully stretched at their sides. Boys must keep shirts on at all times. 
There are no in-and-out privileges. If you leave the dance perimeter you will not be allowed back in. In addition, there will be a moderate search upon entry (purse check/pat down). A breathalyzer and law enforcement representative will be present to enforce this policy. Prescription drugs should be in original containers and officially marked as prescribed for the carrier. Both they, and any over the counter drugs, will be confiscated and held, but available for use during the event and returned upon participant departure.
All school rules apply before, during, and after the event. Students who violate school rules, district policies, California Education Code will receive a five day suspension, and lose all further dance privileges for the remainder of the school year. Students who break the California Penal Code will deal with County Sherriff. This includes but is not limited to: possession, use, or being under the influence of drugs or alcohol, possession of a weapon, or violent behavior. Parents will be called to pick up their student immediately. Aptos High recognizes that it is not in the best interest of students and the educational process to hold dances if alcohol or non-prescription drugs are being used prior to coming to the dance or while at the dance. 
Dancing: Appropriate physical contact only. Sexually suggestive dancing is not acceptable. If the behavior looks questionable, it will be stopped. Lewd dancing will result in student and/or couple being asked to leave the dance floor for a 10 minute break and after the second infraction they may be asked to leave the event.
•No bending over
• No inappropriate touching
• No overt and/or prolonged public displays of affection

If multiple warnings for inappropriate dancing occur, the lights may be turned on and/or music stopped or changed as a collective warning for everyone

Pick Up: Students must be picked up within 15 minutes after the end of the dance. Failure to pick-up students will result in failure to attend subsequent dances.