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8:45 p.m. Homecoming in the COVID era: No football or dance, but event still puts ‘smiles on … faces’
Fall school festivities might look different than ever before this year, but that doesn’t mean they can’t still be fun.
Dozens of students and parents showed up Friday afternoon to Leo High School in Auburn Gresham for a twist on the usual homecoming celebration.
There was no football game or dance. Instead, teachers and staff at the private all-boys Catholic school handed out hot dog lunches, school supplies, T-shirts and backpacks, while parents picked up