Rahway High School Band Receives High Rating

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 Sarah Swartzel, Sade Davis, and Megan Harris perform as part of the Rahway High School Marching Band production “The Rainforest.” (Photo courtesy of Rahway High School)

Sarah Swartzel, Sade Davis, and Megan Harris perform as part of the Rahway High School Marching Band production “The Rainforest.” (Photo courtesy of Rahway High School)

RAHWAY — The Rahway High School Marching Band finished their competitive season Saturday, Nov. 11, at Washington Township High School in Sewell at the USBands New Jersey State Marching Band Championships, moved from Rutgers Stadium because of the effects of Hurricane Sandy.

After an incredible two days of rehearsing to recover time lost due to the hurricane, the Marching Indians had a great performance and finished with a score of 92.5 (the second highest score in school marching band history). The Marching Indians finished in sixth place amongst the best bands in the state. On the following day, Sunday, Nov. 12, the marching band participated in Rahway’s Veterans Day Program

As the competitive season finishes, the Rahway High School Bands and Band Booster Association invite the community to the beginning of a new Rahway tradition for the holidays. On Saturday, Dec. 15 from 8 a.m. – noon, the Rahway community is invited to a “Pancakes Breakfast with Santa” in the Rahway High School cafeteria. There will be live holiday music, a pancake breakfast, an opportunity to meet and take a picture with the “big guy” and even a reading of “Twas the Night Before Christmas” ready by Santa himself. All profits will go to support the activities of the Rahway High School Bands.


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1 comment for “Rahway High School Band Receives High Rating

  1. secularist1
    November 23, 2012 at 8:00 pm

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