2013-02-21 / Top News

HMB Homecoming Royalty are named

By Shantel Bender


Homecoming at the Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock School was held Feb. 2. The Royal Court includes, back row, left to right, Kaitlyn Robinson, Dillon Doolittle (2012 Homecoming King), Laura Gunia (2012 Homecoming Queen), Theo Naaden, Travis Baumiller (2013 Homecoming King) and Hannah Jangula (2013 Homecoming Queen); front, Pages Teagan Magrum and Jonathan Appert. Homecoming at the Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock School was held Feb. 2. The Royal Court includes, back row, left to right, Kaitlyn Robinson, Dillon Doolittle (2012 Homecoming King), Laura Gunia (2012 Homecoming Queen), Theo Naaden, Travis Baumiller (2013 Homecoming King) and Hannah Jangula (2013 Homecoming Queen); front, Pages Teagan Magrum and Jonathan Appert. Homecoming coronation took place on Sat., Feb. 2, at Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock High School. Hannah Jangula was crowned Queen and Travis Baumiller was crowned King.

The other candidates were Theo Naaden, Kaitlyn Robinson andAshlee Henderson. The pages, who were picked out of the first grade class, were Jonathan Appert and Teagan Magrum.

During the week, students dressed up, and the sophomore class organized some games. Monday was “Sign on the Shirt Day” and an ice cream eating contest. The ice cream eating contest consisted of each class getting a gallon of ice cream and then being timed to see which class ate the most ice cream in the given time.


Travis Baumiller and Hannah Jangula were crowned the HMB Homecoming King and Queen. Travis Baumiller and Hannah Jangula were crowned the HMB Homecoming King and Queen. On Tuesday, students took advantage of the nice weather by having a water balloon toss and dressing up as hippies.

Wednesday was “Clown Day” and tug-of-war.

On Thursday, superheroes could be found in the school, and later in the day there was a song and dance contest.

On the final day, Friday, students dressed as monsters and had a dodge ball tournament.

Overall, the students enjoyed some friendly competition and a break from the regular school routine.



Mr. Sailer helps Stuart Reamann and Ty Bjerklie get the beat right as they sing “The Lion Sleeps Tonight.” Mr. Sailer helps Stuart Reamann and Ty Bjerklie get the beat right as they sing “The Lion Sleeps Tonight.”

School staff member Greg Bender was recruited by the 7th graders to help them polish off a gallon of maple nut ice cream. School staff member Greg Bender was recruited by the 7th graders to help them polish off a gallon of maple nut ice cream.

Sierra Rath and Theo Naaden sing the theme song for Winnie the Pooh. Sierra Rath and Theo Naaden sing the theme song for Winnie the Pooh.

Sophomores Shantel Bender, Daria Schultz, Stacie Reamann and Lee Vetsch have some laughs as they attempt to eat their gallon of ice cream. Sophomores Shantel Bender, Daria Schultz, Stacie Reamann and Lee Vetsch have some laughs as they attempt to eat their gallon of ice cream.

Freshman Sam Reese enjoys his ice cream during the competition. Freshman Sam Reese enjoys his ice cream during the competition.

Maria Shea and Shantel Bender are all dressed up for “Hero Day.” Maria Shea and Shantel Bender are all dressed up for “Hero Day.”

Spencer Reamann and Jared Baumiller try to sing “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” during the contest. Spencer Reamann and Jared Baumiller try to sing “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” during the contest.

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