The Class of 1968 was one of several classes that were represented at Saturday’s event1 / 10
Joyce Engel, staff member at Discovery Middle School, brought her desk along so she could get some work done along the parade route.2 / 10
These young “Lincolns” represented Lincoln Elementary School. 3 / 10
The Girls Volleyball Team was 2nd, winning $100 with their “Dig It” float.4 / 10
The Boys Soccer Team took 1st place in this year’s parade contest, winning $150 with their “Putting Out the Competition.”5 / 10
The Girls Soccer Team placed 3rd, earning $50, with their “Dreams Do Come True” float.6 / 10
The cheer leaders helped keep the student body fired up throughout the pep fest.7 / 10
Four teams used duct tape to hold one team member to the wall.8 / 10
The entire student body attended a pep fest at the school on Friday. The event included several games, pitting seniors, juniors and sophomores against each other. One of the competitions included a person trying to toss Cheetos and get them to stick in their partner’s hair, which was covered in whipped cream.9 / 10
Members of the JHS student council rocketed T-shirt prizes out into the crowd throughout the event (above left).10 / 10
Jefferson High School’s (JHS) 2013 Homecoming was celebrated with a full slate of activities last week. Powderpuff football and volleyball games were held last Sunday. Coronation was held Monday, with pep fests held at all District 206 schools on Friday.
A community parade and tailgate party were held Saturday, followed by a 3 p.m. football game with the Alexandria Cardinals up against the Willmar Cardinals.
Tara Bitzan is editor of the Echo Press. She joined the company in 1991 as a news reporter. A lifelong resident of Douglas County, Tara graduated from Brandon High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications and English with a minor in Scandinavian Studies from Moorhead State University. She and her husband, Dennis, and their children live near Alexandria.