NAU will celebrate the beginning of the fall semester with a Pep Rally at Heritage Square.

The rally will begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, with the NAU band, cheerleaders, football team, other student athletes and many coaches. Mitch Strohman, the voice of the Lumberjacks, will be the master of ceremonies.

The rally will precede Movies on the Square at dusk. NAU Office of the President and Athletics Department will be co-sponsoring the movie, Earth.

President John Haeger, Flagstaff Mayor Sara Presler and Flagstaff City Council members will be at the rally to celebrate the new school year.

The rally is part of NAU’s Welcome Week events, which features tons of fun activities to help usher in the new school year.