students will show off their Mariner pride on Sept. 15, as they march on Southampton Village streets with parade floats for homecoming.
The parade is followed by a community fair open to all and, of course, a football game.
The Southampton Village Board approved the parade route and date Thursday during a public meeting. The homecoming parade was a Southampton tradition that was revived last year after a long hiatus, according to Mayor Mark Epley.
The parade will start at 11 a.m. on Sept. 15, beginning at , headed down Hampton Road to Main Street, then making a trip down Jobs Lane, Windmill Lane and Nugent Street back to the starting point.
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A Homecoming fair will follow the parade at noon on the High School grounds, including various vendors, local businesses, concession stands and games.
The big game, versus McGann-Mercy High School, begins at 1:30 p.m., with the Homecoming Court being introduced at halftime.
During Homecoming Week, Sept. 10 through 14, there will be spirit days with a different theme each day of the week at the High School. Monday is Pajama Day, Tueday is Red, White and Blue Day, Wednesday is Disney Day, Thursday is Jersey Day and Friday is Mariner Day.
Homecoming games will take place all week, starting with a varsity field hockey game on Sept. 11 at 6:40 p.m., followed by a pop rally and bonfire ay 8 p.m., at which all fall season varsity athletes will be introduced. Guests are asked to wear red, white and blue to the game, which will include a 9/11 memorial walk during halftime.
Then on Wednesday the varsity girls soccer team plays at 6:30 p.m., Thursday the varsity boys soccer teams plays at 6 p.m., and on Friday the varsity volleyball and varsity girls tennis teams have games lined up.