Alumni, students, current and former staff and parents, and members of the community are invited to Rosemount High School’s centennial celebration on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22 and 23.
The two-day celebration will offer something for everyone, including food, music, athletics, memorabilia, school tours and opportunities for classes to gather and socialize.
The weekend celebration will kick off on Friday with a homecoming pep fest and movie night for current high school students. Friday evening, from 7 to 11 p.m., there will be an alumni and community dance at the Rosemount Community Center for alumni of all ages. The event will include live music, food and a cash bar; tickets are $50 per person.
Saturday’s festivities will begin with a community pancake breakfast in the Student Center and a 3k fun run/walk through the school campus. Guided and individual tours of both the 1918 building and the current high school building will be offered throughout the day and a video on the history of Rosemount High will run continuously in the Student Center. Choir, band and alumni music groups will be featured in the Performing Arts Center from noon to 4 p.m. A classic car display and music of the decades will also be available on campus.
Varsity athletic contests to be held at the school on Saturday include girls’ and boys’ soccer, girls’ swimming and diving, girls’ tennis, volleyball and the homecoming football game against Farmington starting at 5 p.m. at Irish Stadium. A homecoming dance for current high school students only will be held after the football game.