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Jacksonville ISD to host their traditional "Downtown Pep Rally"

JACKSONVILLE, SEPTEMBER 8, 2017 -- Jacksonville ISD will host the traditional "Downtown Pep Rally" in front of the historic Tomato Bowl on Thursday, September 21, 2017.  As usual, the Fightin' Indian football team will arrive via truck at 3:30 pm and park across Commerce Street at Austin Street.  The JHS Cheerleaders, Cherokee Charmers, Band and much of the Jacksonville community will be on hand to celebrate HOMECOMING WEEK 2017.    

Businesses and residents are encouraged to decorate windows and porches during the week of September 18 through September 22 when the Indians face Mt. Pleasant at the Tomato Bowl.   The crowning of the Homecoming King and Queen will be during pre-game activities beginning at 7:00 PM with kick-off at 7:30.  

Spirit Week is sponsored by the JHS Student Council and all JISD students are invited to participate in these theme days for Spirit Week, 2017.  

  • Monday - 'Merica Monday;   The Indians are throwing a Party in the USA!
  • Tuesday - Tourist Tuesday;  The Indians are going places in the world!
  • Wednesday - Wacky Wednesday;   We're so good, it's wacky!
  • Thursday - Throwback Thursday;  Past & Present, the Indians are Awesome!
  • Friday - Spirit Day Friday;  Nothing can compare to that JISD spirit!
    • Wear all the blue and gold you can pile on
    • Mums and garters are allowed (with the bells taped)

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