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In Praise of the High School Marching Band

Last night was a first in my entire teaching career – the football team of the school where I teach played a December game. While the result of the score was not as favorable as I would have hoped, it is inspiring to see the number of students, alumni, parents, and staff who came to support our team on the road. 555 more words

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Here lies the truths within my mind. All that is right and all that is wrong. Here I will be able to let go of all my anger all my happiness and everything I want you to know. 320 more words



Really, this year is starting to freak me out. Tomorrow is the that last parade I will march as a Highlander Bagpiper. I do not have any more Friday night football games. 73 more words


What Is Marching Band? From A Parent's Point of View

I talked about marching band from a majorette point of view last week. For this week, I have shifted the view from members of the band to the people who make it possible to be in band – parents. 335 more words

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Holiday Parades

By Joy Patterson

December is here and the season of pumpkins is over, making way for all things winter. People are pulling out scarves and sweaters for the cold weather, Starbucks has changed their cups from white to red, and Christmas trees are popping up everywhere. 125 more words

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From Marching Bands To Thought Entrepreneurs

I think I was in shock. The day had come and I was standing in line in my cap and gown ready to go through a security check point to enter the commencements for our graduation from graduate school. 540 more words


Live In Pictures: Perhaps Contraption take to The Streets of Tooting

Ten piece art punk marching band Perhaps Contraptions took their twisted experimental brass pop for a walk around Tooting (I’m sure there’s a terrible pun to be made there but I’m not going to be the one to make it) as part of… 72 more words