James A. Garfield (JAG) Marching Pride kicked-off their marching season with a band preview last Friday night at JAG Stadium. The students spent 12 hours each day last week learning music, choreographing movements, establishing camaraderie and unity as the band held their official band camp at the high school. The students took what they learned and gave their families and community a taste of what to expect this fall.

The band performed the National Anthem, along with the school’s alma mater.  Followed by their pregame show that included “Hang on Sloopy” the script GHS  and formed the “tunnel” for the team.  They then performed their half-time show including “We R Who We R”,  “Dynamite” and more.

Closing out the program, the band paid tribute to the recently departed Mayor, Craig Moser with a moment of silence, a rendition of ‘Taps” and the ringing of the school’s victory bell.  A sobering finish to a great show! The first home football game performance is scheduled for August 24, 2012.