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Homecoming Spirit Week will take place September 23rd-27th, 2019. Students can participate each day at school with the themed days but must still be in dress code. This year’s homecoming parade will be Thursday, September 26th starting at 6pm in downtown Athens. New this year we will have our Powder Puff Championship game on Thursday, September 26th at 7:30pm at Cherokee Stadium. Students will be admitted to the powder puff championship game free and adult tickets are $3 each. Homecoming week will conclude with the Homecoming Football game on Friday, September 27th at 7:30pm when our Cherokees face Bearden. At halftime we will crown a Homecoming King and Queen. Please come out and support our students on this exciting week!

Spirit Week Themes:

Monday, September 23rd- Fandom Day ( dress up in which you are a fan of  eg. star wars, disney, particular tv show)

Tuesday, September 24th- tacky tourist day

Wednesday, September 25th- Western Wednesday 

Thursday, September 26th- Iconic Duo/ Twin Day

Friday, September 27th- Cherokee Spirit Day ( Seniors wear Black, Juniors wear Gold, Sophomores wear Grey and Freshman wear white).




Seniors: (Candidates for Queen) Claire Beasley, Maya Daugherty, Rachel Leamon, Emma Rogers, Makenzee Shirk, and Caelyn Turner. 

(Candidates for King): Caleb Amburgey, Colby Brown, Dace Brown, Micah Dake, Landon Hinkle, and Alay Mistry.

Juniors: Kennedy Armstrong, Aubrey Barham, Ryan Pope, Crimsyn Price, Brady Adams, Will Grimmett, Jordan Lane and Gage Loveless.

Sophomores: Dayna Cornell, Hannah Henry, Jada Mack, Bliss Stoval, Brady Berry, Sam Goodin, Nik Steward, and Andy Sullins.

Freshman: Sarah Corum, Alyssa Carroll, Tate Crayne,Kylee Hockman, JJ Bautsch, Carson Black, Will Blevins, and Tyler Bowers.




Yearbooks for 2019-2020 school year are now for sale. Please see the link below to see the options to purchase a yearbook starting now for $70 until March 1st, 2020. Price will then increase to $75 and will be available for purchase until June 1st, 2020.

 Also, this year we are offering Senior Recognition Ads which are a great way for parents, families and friends to commemorate student achievements and important milestones. Please see the attached form for more information.


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Contact Information

McMinn County High School
2215 Congress Parkway
Athens, Tennessee 37303
Phone: 423-745-4142
Fax: 423-745-0584