Bellbrook High School homecoming dance to be held outdoors this year

BELLBROOK — Bellbrook High School announced that its homecoming dance will be held outdoors this year in an attempt to lessen the likelihood of transmission of COVID-19.

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The homecoming dance is planned to take place outside at the stadium on Saturday, October 9th from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., according to school officials.

The school says the following COVID-19 precautions will be in place:

  • Students and staff must self-monitor for fever or sickness. Students/staff may not attend if they have any COVID symptoms.
  • For contact tracing purposes, students should not come to homecoming in limousines or party busses, etc. Students are encouraged to drive themselves or have a parents drop them off.
  • Students are asked not to gather in homes or other indoor spaces before or after homecoming in order to limit potential spread.
  • Dancing is permitted. The school says there can be no “bunching up.” Students must spread out.
  • Hand sanitizer will be readily available for students and staff.

“We will continue to monitor this situation and will make adjustments as needed. We appreciate your patience and flexibility as we navigate this situation,” the school said.

Tickets for the dance will go on sale beginning October 4th for $15 per person. The school says all tickets are pre-sale and will not be sold at the door

The schools says if the event has to be canceled due to weather, tickets will be refunded.