Raider Band

Raider band swelters, ends first week on high note

Raider band swelters, ends first week on high note

The first week of summer band practice ended on a high note last Thursday when drum major Kaylee McDonald dismissed the group, praising her bandmates for their effort and sound. The Raider band began its new school year. The teenage musicians and color guard met the challenge head on, learning a new style of marching and coming together […]

Community band hoping to hit the right notes

Community band hoping to hit the right notes

Navarre High Band Director Dean Barrow is hoping to get his community band idea off the ground. Nine showed up to the initial rehearsal last Tuesday in the high school band room but that number is expected to change in the coming weeks as 35 participants are signed up for it. Read the full article […]

Donation a morale booster for Raider Band

Donation a morale booster for Raider Band

The Navarre High School Raider Band had plenty to celebrate last week when Dr. Joel Rudman, of Holley Navarre Medical Clinic, donated $10,000 toward new uniforms. Band Director Dean Barrow said the current uniforms – which are nine years old – have seen better days, and he and his students kicked off a fundraiser to purchase […]