By Opemipo Giwa
Every year in William Penn High School, William Penn celebrates the homecoming dance in the school for the students.
Oyinkansola Kehinde is a student of William Penn , she is always excited to attend the William Penn high school homecoming dance because she feels it brings the teacher and student together.
It is not Oyinkansola first time to attend the homecoming dance but her second time and she is in eleventh grade. She said she thinks the event is fun and it help to change people’s mood.
“Some people might be having a bad day, the homecoming can make them feel better by dancing and making them forget their problems,” Kehinde said.
She is always happy to be in the homecoming dance because she always have time to spend time with her friends.
Sadly next year will be Oyinkansola her last homecoming dance in William Penn High School because she will be graduating the following year.
Dance tickets were $10 each for all the students in the school. Students of William Penn were allowed to invite other people from other schools or their friends. Student council sold the tickets during lunch period.
The homecoming dance started by 8:00pm and ended by 11:00pm.
Temilade Ogunfadebo also thinks organizing the homecoming gives both the teachers and the student an opportunity to have fun within school premises.
She believes that student should be appreciated for the hard work they perform in school by little break and having fun with their friends.”Homecoming gives the students the privilege,” Ogunfadebo said.
She is excited for next year’s homecoming because she observed that it is a different experience every year. She hope to hope and desire to come for next year’s homecoming because that will be also her last homecoming that she will be attending in William Penn.