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An Irish welcome

The Rosemount High School Irishettes dance team perform at a back to school pep fest.2 / 8
The RHS marching band performs at a back to school pep fest.3 / 8
The RHS marching band performs at a back to school pep fest.4 / 8
Students cheer at a back to school pep fest.5 / 8
The Rosemount High School color guard performs at a back to school pep fest.6 / 8
Fall sports captains compete at last week's pep fest. They had to retrieve an uninflated beach ball, blow it up and kick as many field goals as they could in a limited time. 7 / 8
In a skit, Rosemount High School Superfan Ryan Brocco writes a letter of apology to Eastivew, which the Irish football team beat in the season opener. 8 / 8

Rosemount High School celebrated the start of a new school year Sept. 5 with its traditional back-to-school pep fest. 

The event featured a performance by the Irish marching band and the Irishettes dance team, an introduction of new teachers and a presentation of section and state banners earned by last spring's sports teams. There was also a competition among this year's fall sports captains to inflate, then kick field goals with a beach ball. 

The event also introduced this year's Irish Superfans with a skit that involved senior Ryan Brocco writing a letter of apology to Eastview High School for the Irish football team's lopsided win in the season opener. No word on whether there was a similar letter after that night's 21-0 win over Prior Lake.

Video produced by Muriel Knudson and Anthony Doss.

Nathan Hansen

Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.

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