SHADY SPRING, WV (WVNS) — The Shady Spring High School Homecoming Parade will be virtual this year.
This year will mark the 60th year of the parade. According to a Facebook post by the school, they cannot continue their annual tradition due to COVID-19 concerns. Instead, the school will be holding a virtual homecoming parade. The parade will take place on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 at 4 p.m. It will be broadcast on social media and on their website.
People can send in photos of themselves dressed in their favorite blue and gold gear to be featured during the parade. Post the photos using #sshchoco2020 by Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 12 p.m. to be part of the virtual parade.
Assistant principal, Adrienne Brellahan, said they have kids voting on spirit days and homecoming court virtually this week. Brellahan said all of this is to keep the students going during such unprecedented times.
“Try to keep it joyful and add some happiness in all these times to our students because they sure do deserve it,” Brellahan said.
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