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Sarasota High School to host Homecoming Pep Rally Oct. 12

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GO SAILORS! Sarasota High will hold a Homecoming Pep Rally complete with fireworks Thursday, Oct. 12.

SARASOTA, Oct. 6, 2017 –  Sarasota High School is excited to invite all students, families, alumni and supporters of the Sailors to attend its Homecoming Pep Rally at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12, at Cleland Stadium on the SHS campus.  This free event will be hosted by Meredith Michaels from 107.9 WSRZ’s Jones and Company morning show and will highlight the school’s fall sport student athletes. It is the start of a two-night celebration culminating in the homecoming game and senior night on Friday, Oct. 13 (7:30 kick-off vs. Braden River High). 

“We look forward to seeing everyone celebrate what makes Sarasota High School so special!,” said Principal David Jones. “Go Sailors!”

The Pep Rally will feature Sarasota High School club floats and will include performances from the Sarasota High School Cheerleaders, music from the Sarasota High School Mighty Sailor Marching Band, and a special performance by former Senior Majorette Queen of America and Sarasota High School alumna fire baton twirler Jennafaye Holliday Thacker.  Capping off the event will be a fireworks show around 7:45 p.m., presented by Zambelli Fireworks.  

Sarasota High School is located at 2155 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota. 

About Sarasota High School
Sarasota High School is the “first and finest” high school in Sarasota County.  First opened in 1913, Sarasota High has a rich tradition of excellence and community support. The school is home to academically-rigorous programs such as the Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) program and the Mathematics Science and Technology (MaST) Program. Championship athletics programs also shine at SHS, providing a world-class educational and social experience. Sarasota High School continues to set the mark for excellence in education.  Go Sailors! 

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