• PHS Prom Court will be taking their newspaper picture on Wednesday @ 12

  • Early Dismissal today @ 2:00, No School Friday and Monday. Happy Easter!

  • Track: Friday- Meet @ Robinson, Tuesday- Meet @ Casey, Wednesday- Meet @ Lawrenceville, Friday- Meet @ Cumberland GIRLS ONLY

  • Rocking Horse is having a corsage bar this week.

  • Graduation Practice will be on May 17th.

  • Seniors Last Day will be May 10th!!!

  • Senior Signing Day will be held on May 10 @ 1:45

  • PHS Prom will be on May 4th starting at 8:00pm

  • Team Pictures will be taken on April 17th. Softball @ 3:30 Baseball @ 3:45

  • Seniors, don't forget about your graduation slideshow. They are due April 28th

  • Seniors need to turn in their pictures, quotes, and wills by April 15th

  • Softball: Thursday- Game @ Newton JV ONLY, Friday- Game @ Palestine, Monday- Game @ Tri County

  • Baseball: Friday- Game @ Palestine

  • Today's Lunch: Beef Taco on Soft Shell

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Back to Article
Back to Article

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Dallas Kidwell, Editor

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






The 92nd annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will kick off the holiday season on Thursday, November 22. The parade will begin at 9 a.m. and will feature 16 giant balloons, 43 novelty balloons, heritage balloons,  balloonicles, trycallons, and balloonheads.

In 1924, the annual Thanksgiving parade started in Newark, New Jersey, by Louis Bamberger at the Bamberger’s store and then was transferred to New York City by Macy’s. In New York, the employees marched to Macy’s head store on 34th Street dressed in vibrant costumes.

The route has been scaled back to a length of two-and-a-half miles from the original 6 miles, the size of the parade itself has became bigger with dozens of balloons, marching bands, celebrities and cheerleaders. Although it is called the “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade,” Santa Claus remains the show-stopper, and his arrival in Herald Square still brings  in the Christmas season in New York.

The new characters portrayed in balloons include the Saiyan warrior Goku from “Dragon Ball Super: Broly” and Fleck, Bjorn, Jojo and Hugg, the elf stars of Netflix’s “The Christmas Chronicles.”

There will also be Go Bowling balloonicles, as the bowling ball, bowling pins and bowling shoe cars try for strikes along the Parade route.

Some favorites will return, including Charlie Brown, Diary of A Wimpy Kid, The Elf on the Shelf, The Grinch, and the Pillsbury Doughboy.

Four new floats will debut including Elf Pets by The Elf on the Shelf, Fantasy Chocolate Factory by Kinder, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Nickelodeon, and Splashing Safari Adventure by Kalahari Resorts and Conventions.

 

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

 

About the Writer
Dallas Kidwell, Editor

This is my second year in Journalism, I took this class two years in a row because you find out a lot about what goes on in school and the community. This...

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Left
  • Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Entertainment

    Concerts Around

  • Entertainment

    Drama Club Productions on 4/12 and 4/13

  • Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Entertainment

    St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day

  • Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Entertainment

    MLB Opening Day

  • Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Entertainment

    Eagle Theater Showtimes 3/22 – 3/28

  • Entertainment

    LTC Beauty and the Beast Play

  • Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Entertainment

    Eagle Theater Showtimes 3/15 – 3/21

  • Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Community News

    28Filmz

  • Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Entertainment

    4-H Spring Fling Dance

  • Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Entertainment

    Eagle Theater Showtimes 3/8 – 3/14

Navigate Right
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade