Marching band sweeps Flight I awards at Lakeshore Invitational

The Rockford High School marching band showcases their 2011 program for the upcoming freshmen and their parents.	Photo by ANNA-MARIE WILDERS BOTHMA

It was a busy week for the Rockford High School (RHS) marching band. On Monday, Oct. 24, the band showcased their 2011 program for the eighth-grade band students and their parents, filling the auditorium at RHS with awesome sound and music. This is an annual event to promote participation in the marching band to upcoming […]

First band car raffle puts Chevy Malibu keys in couple’s hands

Band Parents president Chris VanZee and treasurer Keri Bean celebrate with the winners, Karen and Jerry DeBlaay, as they take their car home from Kool Chevrolet.

Winning a new car for the cost of a $25 ticket, and all for a good cause is probably a great feeling. This year’s Rockford marching band program fundraiser was a raffle for a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu. According to Chris Vanzee, band booster president, this is the first year the band tried to raise funds […]