Friday: Back to School at SLHS Block Party

South Lakes High School football 2013/Photo by Mike Heffner, Vita ImagesSouth Lakes High School students, parents, siblings, teachers and the whole community are invited to the 5th annual Seahawk Block Party on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m.

The block party, which takes place in the student parking lot, is SLHS’ back-to-school carnival. There will be reps from various South Lakes student organizations and teams, Reston Association, Reston Community Center and other groups.

There will be a moon bounce and face painting for younger kids, as well as food trucks and stands including Tropical Smoothie, Honey Baked Ham, Lucia’s Italian Restaurant, Potbelly and Jerry’s Subs.

After the party, South Lakes varsity football will open the season against James Madison High School at 7:30 p.m. South Lakes has a new coach, Trey Taylor.

Block party admission is free; game admission is $5.

To see the full Seahawks football schedule, visit the South Lakes Athletics website.

The 2014-15 school year begins Tuesday, Sept. 2. Parents can take part in a meet-and-greet with counselors on Thursday, Aug. 28 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Want to mark your calendar for Back to School nights? Find info on the Fairfax County Public Schools website.

File photo of South Lakes Football 2013

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