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Homecoming Is A Hit At Division Avenue High School

September 20, 2022

Classes, clubs and teams from Division Avenue High School marched onto the field before the homecoming game kicked-off on Sept. 17.Classes, clubs and teams from Division Avenue High School marched onto the field before the homecoming game kicked-off on Sept. 17. It was a grand affair as the Division Avenue High School community participated in the annual homecoming parade and game against Valley Stream North on Sept. 17.

Students, teachers, administrators and staff began at Northside Elementary School and proceeded to march to the high school. Grand Marshall Debbie Rifkin led the charge along with Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Dr. Beth Zirogiannis and Assistant Superintendent for Business Michael Fabiano. Residents cheered from the sidelines as the high school's classes, clubs and teams passed with banners in hand. The homecoming court were escorted in vehicles and the march was concluded by the Wisdom Lane Middle School Marching Band as they each made their way onto the field.

Before the kick-off, Sofia Ferreiro led the community in the pledge of allegiance and Sophia Massoni sang the national anthem. The halftime show dazzled guests with performances by cheerleaders, the kickline team, color guard and the high school marching band, who performed music from "Aladdin." During a special presentation, the homecoming court was introduced, and Joseph Pesco and Olivia Agunzo were crowned king and queen.

Although the dragons came up short during the game, they certainly showed their muster on the field.

It was a community affair as friends and family gathered to celebrate the day.It was a community affair as friends and family gathered to celebrate the day.

The dragons put up a fierce competition against Valley Stream North.The dragons put up a fierce competition against Valley Stream North.

Joseph Pesco and Olivia Agunzo were crowned king and queen and were congratulated by Superintendent Todd Winch and Division Principal John Coscia.Joseph Pesco and Olivia Agunzo were crowned king and queen and were congratulated by Superintendent Todd Winch and Division Principal John Coscia.

Various Division Avenue clubs tabled at homecoming, including the Key Club.Various Division Avenue clubs tabled at homecoming, including the Key Club.

Cheerleaders kept the crowd pumped during the game.Cheerleaders kept the crowd pumped during the game.

The marching band took to the field during halftime for a performance.The marching band took to the field during halftime for a performance.

The homecoming court were all smiles after the crowning of the king and queen.The homecoming court were all smiles after the crowning of the king and queen.