Jefferson HS Ice Cream Social, school kick-off to be held Friday

Cool off at Jefferson's Ice Cream Summer Social, kick off school year

Jefferson High School is preparing to launch the new school year with a community-building event on Friday, Aug. 19, between 7:30 and 9 p.m. The evening of events will include the annual Ice Cream Summer Social and the re-lighting of the school's prominent dome.

The ice-cream social is a tradition that dates back to the high school’s early years and brings together community members throughout the Jefferson area. Student groups will converge on Pony Field to celebrate the start of the 2011-12 school year. The social is sponsored by Oak Farms Dairy and Big Red.

Here are more details about the various activities that will take place at the school year kick-off:

WHO: Jefferson High School Students (Mustang Band, Color Guard, Twirlers, Lassos, Wrangler, Lariats, JROTC and fall sports teams), and special guests, including SAISD Trustee Ed Garza.

WHEN: Aug. 19 (Friday) – 7:30-9:00* p.m.
    Band Boosters BBQ plate sale, 5-7p.m $6/plate, cafeteria
    Pass N Review, 7:30p.m., Pony Field
    Ice Cream Summer Social and Performances, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
    "Light the Dome" 8:45 p.m.

WHERE:    Jefferson High School, 723 Donaldson Ave.
Football field, preceded by BBQ plate in Cafeteria