Thursday, May 10, 2007

they're heading home...

But they'll be accompanied by confetti and Y signs, not Chris Daughtry. It's homecoming week for the kids which is always full of fun and frivolity, unless the kid is from Los Angeles where a parade is confined to the high school gym floor.

No inside parades this year though, as Blake is headed to Washington, Jordin is going home to Arizona and Melinda is being awaited in Tennessee.

They're scheduled to arrive home sometime Friday, where a stop at her high school, Sandra Day O'Connor High, is awaiting Jordin, followed by a motorcade escort to meet the mayor who, presumably, will read to her a fax from one of the judges, announcing one of her three song selections for next week's semifinal. (My guess: Randy.)

Melinda is being welcomed by her alma mater, Belmont University, with a free homecoming celebration, following an appearance on the local FOX affiliate. No word yet on which political figure will give her the song news from the judges. (My guess: Simon.)

And Blake will have a busy day, starting off with an appearance on the local FOX morning show, followed by a visit and performance at a local mall (always a big crowd), and ending with a parade and arrival at the Mariners/Yankees game where he will sing the national anthem. Again, no announced meetings with political bigwigs, so don't know who's giving him the bad news. (From, my guess: Paula).

If anybody's in the areas and has plans to attend any of the events, share your accounts with us.



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4 Comments:

Blogger AlbGlinka said...

I guess that in Blake's case, beat-boxing the National Anthem wouldn't be advisable, huh?

12:15 AM, May 11, 2007  
Blogger Kristi Mantoni said...

No, but it would be funny!!!

9:12 AM, May 11, 2007  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It will be interesting to see what songs the kids pick for themselves next week.

Ya know Blake's will be a beat boxing, that's a given. I'm not sure about the girls.

I wonder what Clive will pick for them. Does he really try to pick a great song for each or just his favorite?

Dori

9:37 AM, May 11, 2007  
Blogger Jen_Jake'smom said...

here are my pictures from Melinda's. click here

jen

2:40 PM, May 11, 2007  

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