SANDS HOMECOMING COURT   The Homecoming Court for Sands Consolidated ISD will include (left to right) Alycia Cisneros, senior; Mayra Diaz, junior; Monica Quiroz, sophomore; and, Yesenia Reyna, freshman. Homecoming will be celebrated at Sands school next Friday, Sept. 14, when the Mustangs host the Whiteface Antelopes for their varsity football game in Ackerly. The homecoming court will be presented during pre-game activities, beginning at 7 p.m. Kickoff for the game will be at 7:30 p.m.   (Photo courtesy of Glenda Kennedy/Sands CISD)
SANDS HOMECOMING COURT The Homecoming Court for Sands Consolidated ISD will include (left to right) Alycia Cisneros, senior; Mayra Diaz, junior; Monica Quiroz, sophomore; and, Yesenia Reyna, freshman. Homecoming will be celebrated at Sands school next Friday, Sept. 14, when the Mustangs host the Whiteface Antelopes for their varsity football game in Ackerly. The homecoming court will be presented during pre-game activities, beginning at 7 p.m. Kickoff for the game will be at 7:30 p.m. (Photo courtesy of Glenda Kennedy/Sands CISD)
    Sands Consolidated ISD’s homecoming events for the Sands, Ackerly and Knott exes will be held next Thursday through Saturday.
    On Thursday, a brisket meal will be served at 7:30 p.m. and a bonfire will take place at 8:30 p.m., followed by a fireworks show. The evening’s festivities are sponsored by the City of Ackerly.
    Friday’s schedule will begin with a Pep Rally at 3:12 p.m. Also, a spaghetti supper sponsored by the drama club will take place from 5 until 7 p.m.
    Pre-game festivities will begin at 7 p.m. and will feature the graduating class of 1968/1969 in honor of their 50th anniversary.  After the red wagon parade featuring all classes has finished, the homecoming queen and king will be crowned before the game begins.
    The 2018 Sands Homecoming Court includes Senior Alycia Cisneros, Junior Myra Diaz, Sophomore Monica Quiroz and Freshman Yesenia Reyna.
    The varsity football game, which pits the Sands Mustangs against the Whiteface Antelopes, will begin at 7:30 p.m. After the game, the Kahuna Kowboys band will be playing oldies, country and Rock ‘n Roll on the field.
    The events for the Ackerly and Knott exes are scheduled for the following day. The 5K walk/run that was to be hosted by the Travel Club has been cancelled. The exes will be able to meet for registration and refreshments at 9:30 a.m., during which the school grounds will be open for viewing.
    After a 10:30 am business meeting, the exes may enjoy Lunch and Live Music at Ol’ Joe’s Cafe in Ackerly at 12 noon. The meal will include a choice of baked chicken breast or pulled pork, plus broccoli, mashed potatoes, a roll, dessert and a drink.
    For updated information, exes may check the school calendar at http://sands.esc17.net/ or join the group on Facebook at Sands High School Homecoming. Exes may also update their address or correspond with the school at sandsexes@gmail.com.