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Steppin' back to the 50s

From left: Jefferson High School students Mitchell Maday, Mark Kallevig and Carl Branch were slicked back, super cool and struttin’ their stuff at the Harvest Ball Friday night.1 / 3
Friday’s Harvest Ball at Jefferson High School was an all-ages event and there were several community members swinging on the dance floor, including James and Deena Safarik of Alexandria. (Amy Chaffins/Echo Press)2 / 3
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Jefferson High School (JHS) Fall Harvest Ball, an annual fundraiser for the JHS jazz program, was a swinging success Friday night.

A great crowd was on-hand to take in the students’ performances and hit the dance floor.

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Couples of all ages – many in 1950s’ sockhop attire – were twirling, dipping and working their fancy footwork as the jazz band students performed.

Amy Chaffins

Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota.

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