This year, Oak Park and River Forest High School will kick-off homecoming festivities with a pep rally on Friday, Sept. 30 at 6 p.m. in the fieldhouse. Everyone from the community is invited to the celebration, which includes a DJ, dancing, games, prizes and guest performances, among other features. Enter at the East Avenue mall doors. Students need to bring their IDs.
Later on, at 7:30 p.m., the Huskies will take on York High School. The next day, on Oct. 1, at 7 p.m., students will fill the fieldhouse for the homecoming dance.