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Alumni Jazz Band Concert

Alumni Jazz Band Concert

Emily Paluba, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018

Filed under School News, Showcase

On December 20, Mr. Earl Philips, Cherokee's Jazz Band director, put together a concert featuring his current jazz band, along with an alumni band consisting of a variety of his past students from his last 10 years at Cherokee. The jazz bands of DeMasi Middle School and Marlton Middle School, and Mr. ...

The Instrumental Question: Is Marching Band a Sport?

The Instrumental Question: Is Marching Band a Sport?

Clarisa Moreno-Middleberg, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Behind the scenes of most major high school sporting events there lies a marching band.  The activity is primarily considered a part of the arts but as it has evolved, its parallels with  “traditional” sports have been noted, and a controversial topic has risen: is marching band a sport? P...

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