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Top 11 Reasons Why Students Should Travel

Did you know…. New data supports that student travel is more than just a good time – travel actually helps students improve their experience in the classroom. The Student & Youth Travel Association (SYTA) released the results of its two-year-long study examining the student group-travel market, the first of its kind.  According to insight provided … Continued


Tips on Traveling with a Marching Band

Our high school marching band has hit the road each year since we opened in 2008. Along the way, I’ve discovered – through trial and error – what works and what doesn’t work when it comes to traveling with a marching band. Hopefully, by sharing some of what I’ve learned, I can save you from … Continued


The Fixer Upper Band Hall

If you are anything like me, you are obsessed with HGTV shows such as Fixer Upper and Flip or Flop where people purchase a home and spend the next two months turning the house over for a profit or creating a beautiful home for a nice family. When I took a new band director position … Continued


Building Community Makes it Personal, Always

Community is powerful.  It gives us a place and a people to belong to. It gives us connection with individuals and with ideas.  You know, we were not created to be islands.  We, as a human race, are wired to be a part of something bigger than ourselves, to have a sense of belonging and to … Continued