Homecoming is always a favorite, and this year’s celebration includes the traditions Leyden community members look forward to enjoying. This year’s added bonus isthe Alumni Wall of Fame induction ceremony and reception.
The festivities begin with the induction of three Leyden alumni into the Alumni Wall of Fame at a ceremony and reception to be held from 3-5 p.m. on Sept. 18, in the Nardini Library at East Leyden High School, 3400 Rose St., Franklin Park. The honorees are scheduled to meet with students during the school day on Sept. 18 and 19.
Also Sept. 18, is the Faculty Football Game at 5:45 p.m. in the stadium at East Leyden. Immediately following the game is the annual homecoming pep assembly from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. in the field house at East Leyden.
The varsity football game features the Leyden Eagles versus Addison Trail from 7:30-9:30 p.m. on Sept. 19, in the stadium at West Leyden, 1000 N. Wolf Road, Northlake. The sophomore football game will be played from 5-6:30 p.m., also in the stadium at West.
A week of homecoming activities culminates with the homecoming dance from 6:30-10:30 p.m. on Sept. 20, in the field house at East Leyden.