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Sensational Weather, Spirited School Pride and a Stunning Gridiron Win Make for Memorable 2021 WTHS Homecoming

The excitement was palpable as a crowd of students and families totaling more than 2,500 poured into the Washington Township High School stadium on Friday, October 8th, resuming the traditions of the school’s Homecoming Festivities free of COVID restrictions.  Grand Marshall Carol Costello, a recently retired WTHS teacher and long-time class advisor, opened the 21st Annual Spirit Parade, welcoming the celebration and antics of 12 clubs and sports teams and more than 400 student participants.


Following the presentation of colors by the school’s Air Force JROTC color guard, the introduction of the school’s marching band and cheerleaders and Costello’s entrance, the 12 members of the Homecoming Court and their escorts were announced.  They included Molly Browne (Steven Spino), Brooke Burns (Nick Bachich), Maddie Caione (Connor DiTullio), Irene Campbell-Edwards (Izayah Diaz), Adrianna Caporelli (Matt Liss), Sydni Drouin Dom Zacamy), Emma Haley (Eddie Tobler), Angelina Locantore (Jayson Tuttle), Julia Lyons (Robert Ilagan), Kelsey Newton (Andres Perez), Elaina Salvatore (Dylan DeRosa) and Maddie Sanger (John Palaganous).


Halftime saw the crowning of Emma Haley as Homecoming Queen.  Student Council took home the win in the Spirit Parade for their homage to “High School Musical,” and the Minutemen defeated rival Williamstown 42-7 to improve to 5-1 on the season.


Homecoming Queen


Washington Township High School senior Emma Haley (with escort Eddie Tobler) was crowned Homecoming Queen during the school's Homecoming festivities on October 8th.


Spirit Parade


 Members of the WTHS African American Culture Club strike a pose following their entertaining entry in the school's Spirit Parade.


Grand Marshall



Former WTHS teacher and class counsel advisor Carol Costello returned from retirement to serve as Grand Marshall of the 2021 Spirit Parade, as part of the school's Homecoming festivities on October 8th.



Click here for a photo gallery of the fun.