Jacksboro Homecoming set for next week
The 2017 Jacksboro High School Homecoming week begins Monday with the annual homecoming bonfire beginning at 8 p.m.. The site for the bonfire will be adjacent to the Pee Wee football field on Highway 59 near Lake Jacksboro. This year’s bonfire is the result of a cooperative effort involving the City of Jacksboro, Jacksboro Police Department, Jacksboro Fire Department, and Jacksboro ISD. Arrangements have been made for the bonfire to be constructed of wooden pallets that have been donated by local businesses.
This year’s guest speaker will be former Dallas Cowboy Akin Ayodele. He was a linebacker in the NFL from 2002-2010 playing for the Cowboys from 2006-2007.
Friday, September 29 is an early dismissal day for all students and staff at Jacksboro ISD with school being dismissed at noon. The Homecoming Parade will begin at 12:30 p.m. This year’s parade theme is “Live Your Brand.” Any class or organization wanting to enter a float in the parade should contact Liz Spears at 567-7339. The parade line-up will begin at 10 a.m. All parade entries must be in place by 12:15 p.m.
The Homecoming Princess and Queen Coronation will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the High School Main Gym. The Homecoming Pep Rally will begin at 2:30 p.m. in the High School Gym.
The Junior Class Barbecue Dinner will be from 4:30-7:30 p.m. in the High School Cafeteria. Advanced tickets are $12 and $14 at the door. A child’s plate (age 10 and under) will be available at the door for $8. “To Go” plates will also be available. Tables may be reserved for class reunions by contacting Beverly Solomon at 567-7204.
Pre-game ceremonies will begin at 7 p.m. at Tiger Stadium and will include the announcement of the 2017 Homecoming Queen and her court along with the Coming Home King and Queen. The Homecoming football game between the Tigers and the Bowie Jackrabbits will kick off at 7:30 p.m. The students, faculty and staff of Jacksboro High School welcome all to take part in the Homecoming 2017 activities.
For more information about call 567-7204 or visit www.jacksboroisd.net.