ODESSA - Odessa students spent Friday afternoon cheering, not for their favorite team but for the TAKS test.
The pep rallies were geared toward helping third through twelfth grade students get ready for the big test.
The District held three rallies on Friday, one at Zavala Elementary, one at LBJ Elementary and another at Hays Elementary.
The school district is also reaching out to parents.
They've posted tips on their website to help make it easier for parents to help their kids through the lengthy testing.