The second annual Band Aid day is the first major community fund raiser of the year. Festivities start at 9:00am and end at 4:00pm. Come by for food and fun and see if the cow “goes” on your square.
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Just the facts…. Name: Jeremy Brett Anderson Nickname: Brett Age: 18 Classification: Senior Instrument: Bari-Sax (Section Leader) Hometown: Olive Branch (Originally born in Colorado Springs, CO)Band Longevity:Seven yearsFavorite aspect of band life: “The friends you make and experiences you have.” Propective career field: Air Force Pilot Plans after high school graduation: “College, mission for church,[…]
What do September, cows, auctions, flea markets, barbequed animal flesh and a high school band all have in common? They are all a part of the upcoming second annual “Band Aide Day” fund raiser for The Pride of Desoto Central Marching Band.It all began in the summer of 2005 when, upon deciding to accept an[…]
Just the facts…… Name: Andrew Burleson Nickname: Burle Age: 17 Class: Senior Instrument: Tuba Hometown: Southaven, but originally from Tupelo Band Longevity: Eight years Favorite aspect of band life: “I love doing the halftime shows because we prove to everyone that we are the best” Prospective career: United States Marine Plans after graduation: “I leave[…]
Photos by Gayle Wofford
WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT
The operating budget for the Desoto County School system for the 2006-2007 school year has presented all the schools in Desoto County with the prospect of doing more with less. Getting by with less than abundant resources is nothing new to most educators, but funding, especially activities funds, will be particularly small this year.
The budgeted funds for The Pride of Desoto Central Marching Band were cut by SEVENTY PERCENT for the upcoming school year!! Instead of the $18,000 that has been budgeted for band programs in the past, this year Mr. Cox and his staff will have to make do with less than $7,000! These funds are normally used to by equipment, music and cover general operating expenses. The other established high schools in the county have been cut by a similar amount.
The reasons for such a drastic cut are twofold…….. […]
Photos by Dennis Wofford